SYSTEM OF RECORDS NOTICES (SORNs)
DoD COMPONENT NOTICES
Department of the Air Force
Air Force Discharge Review Board Original Case Files (May 7, 1999, 64 FR 24605).
National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records, 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Former Air Force Personnel who submit applications for review of discharge/separation/dismissal.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Original copy of summary of board proceedings, individual's application form, order appointing Discharge Review Board members, summary of applicant's military personnel record, correspondence between applicant and Discharge Review Board and magnetic recording of hearing (if required).
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 1553, Review of discharge or dismissal.
Documents are created and placed in the applicant's military personnel file as a permanent record of the Board's action in the performance of its statutory function. Files are used by the Air Force Personnel Center to create new discharge documents if required and to notify the applicant of the outcome of his or her case.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
The DoD 'Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Maintained in file folders and recording.
Retrieved by name, Social Security Number or Military Service Number.
Records are accessed by custodian of the record system and by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked cabinets or rooms and controlled by personnel screening.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Retained permanently at the National Personnel Records Center (Military Personnel Records), 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132.
System Manager(s) and Address:
Director, Secretary of the Air Force Personnel Council, 1535 Command Drive, Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762-7002.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Director, Secretary of the Air Force Personnel Council, 1535 Command Drive, Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762-7002.
Written requests should contain the full name; service number and Social Security Number of the requester. Visitors must have some form of identification such as driver's license, in addition to the above information.
Record Access Procedures:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Director, Secretary of the Air Force Personnel Council, 1535 Command Drive, Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762-7002.
Contesting Record Procedures:
The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 37-132; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager.
Record Source Categories:
Individual's military personnel record.
Exemptions Claimed for the System: