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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to amend two systems of records.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Army is amending two systems of records notices in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

This proposed action would be effective without further notice on July 1, 2002 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Records Management Division, U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, ATTN: TAPC-PDD-RP, Stop 5603, 6000 6th Street, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5603.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Janice Thornton at (703) 806-4390 or DSN 656-4390 or Ms. Christie King at (703) 806-3711 or DSN 656-3711.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Department of the Army systems of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above.

The specific changes to the records system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report.

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Dated: May 24, 2002.

Patricia L. Toppings,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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AAFES 1609.02

System name:

AAFES Customer Service (August 9, 1996, 61 FR 41592).

Changes:

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Categories of records in the system:

Add ‘address’ and ‘shipping/delivery information’ to entry.

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Purpose(s):

Add ‘shipment/delivery information’ to entry.

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Storage:

Delete entry and replace with ‘Paper in file folders and on electric storage media’.

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AAFES 1609.02

System name:

AAFES Customer Service.

System location:

Headquarters, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, 3911 S. Walton Walker Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75236-1598;

Army and Air Force Exchange Service-Europe Region, Building 4001, In der Witz 14-18, 55252 Mainz-Kastel, Germany, APO 09251-4580; and

Exchange Regions and Area Exchanges at posts, bases, and satellites world-wide. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Army's compilation of systems of records notices.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) customers who use the services of the Customer Service Desk, including but not limited to those who purchase merchandise on a time payment, layaway, or special order basis, or who need purchase adjustments or refunds.

Categories of records in the system:

Individual's name, address, and Social Security Number, copies of layaway tickets, requests for refunds, special order forms/procurement request/logs, cash receipt/charge or credit vouchers, rebate coupons, register transaction journal/log, repair vouchers, warranty documents, shipping/delivery information, correspondence between AAFES and the customer and/or vendor.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; Army Regulation 25-1, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Activities and Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities; Army Regulation 60-10, Army and Air Force Exchange Service General Policies; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

To record customer transactions/payment for layaway and special orders; to determine payment status before finalizing transactions; to identify account delinquencies and prepare customer reminder notices; to mail refunds on canceled layaway or special orders; to process purchase refunds; to document receipt from customer of merchandise subsequently returned to vendors for repair or replacement, shipping/delivery information, and initiate follow-up actions; to monitor individual customer refunds; to perform market basket analysis; to improve efficiency of marketing system(s).

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’ set forth at the beginning of the Army's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

Disclosure to consumer reporting agencies:

Disclosure pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12) may be made from this system to ‘consumer reporting agencies’ as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681a(f)) or the Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966 (31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3)).

Disclosure of records is limited to the individual's name, address, Social Security Number, and other information necessary to establish the individual's identity; the amount, status, and history of the claim; and the agency program under which the claim arose. This disclosure will be made only after the procedural requirement of 31 U.S.C. 3711(f) has been followed.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:

Storage:

Paper in file folders and on electric storage media.

Retrievability:

By customer's surname, Social Security Number, document control number, and/or due date.

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in secured areas, accessible only to authorized personnel having need for the information in the performance of their duties.

Retention and disposal:

Cancelled or completed layaway tickets are held for 6 months after cancellation or delivery of merchandise; purchase orders are retained for 2 years; transaction records are retained for 2 years; refund vouchers are retained for 6 years; returned merchandise slips are retained for 6 years; cash receipt vouchers are retained for 3 years; repair/replacement order slips are held 2 years. All records are destroyed by shredding, all electronic records are destroyed by erasing/reformatting the media.

System manager(s) and address:

Commander, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, 3911 S. Walton Walker Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75236-1598.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Commander, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, ATTN: SD, 3911 S. Walton Walker Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75236-1598.

Individual should provide name and sufficient details of purchase to enable locating pertinent records, current address and telephone number.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Commander, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, ATTN: SD, 3911 S. Walton Walker Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75236-1598.

Individual should provide name and sufficient details of purchase to enable locating pertinent records, current address and telephone number.

Contesting record procedures:

The Army's rules for accessing records and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340-21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record source categories:

From the individual and/or vendor.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

A0600-8-23 DAPE

System name:

Standard Installation/Division Personnel System (August 14, 2000, 65 FR 49551).

Changes:

System identifier:

Replace ‘DAPE’ with ‘TAPC’.

System name:

Add to entry ‘(SIDPERS)’.

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A0600-8-23 TAPC

System name:

Standard Installation/Division Personnel System (SIDPERS).Start Printed Page 38072

System location:

National Guard records are located at the Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve Component records are located at the U.S. Army Reserve Components Personnel and Administration Center, 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132-5200.

Regular Army records are located at the Army Information Processing Centers located in Chambersburg, PA 17201-4150; Huntsville, AL 35898-7340; Rock Island, IL 61299-7210; and St. Louis, MO 63120-1798.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

All active duty Army personnel, personnel attached from National Guard and/or Army reserve members of the Army National Guard, and individuals currently assigned to a U.S. Army Reserve unit.

Categories of records in the system:

Name, Social Security Number, sex, race, citizenship, status, religious denomination, marital status, number of dependents, date of birth, physical profile, ethnic group, grade and date of rank, term of service for enlisted personnel, security clearance, service agreement for non-regular officers, promotion data and dates, special pay and bonus, unit of assignment and identification code, military occupational specialty, civilian occupation, additional skill identifiers, civilian and military education levels, languages, military qualification, assignment eligibility, availability and termination date thereof, security status, suspension of favorable personnel action indicator, Privacy Act disputed record indicator, and similar relevant data.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; Army Regulation 600-8-23, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System Database Management; and E.O 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

To support personnel management decisions concerning the selection, distribution and utilization of all personnel in military duties, strength accounting and manpower management, promotions, demotions, transfers, and other personnel actions essential to unit readiness; to identify and fulfill training needs; and to support automated interfaces with authorized information systems for pay, mobilization, and other statistical reports.

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’ set forth at the beginning of the Army's compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:

Storage:

Magnetic tapes, discs, microfiche, punched cards, and computer printouts.

Retrievability:

By Name, Social Security Number, or other individually identifying characteristics.

Safeguards:

Access to data and data storage is controlled and accessible only to authorized personnel and authorized personnel with password capability for the electronic media access.

Retention and disposal:

Records are maintained one year in records holding area or current file area then retired to National Personnel Records Center. Maintained there for 75 years then destroyed.

System manager(s) and address:

National Guard: Chief, National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve Component: Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters, Department of the Army 300 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0300.

Regular Army: Commander, U.S. Army Personnel Center, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0400.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the appropriate address below:

National Guard individuals should address inquiries to the National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve individuals should address inquiries to the Commander of the Army Headquarters in which the unit is located.

Regular Army individuals should address inquiries to their local Commander.

All individuals should furnish full name, service identification number, current address and telephone number, signature, and specific information concerning the event or incident that will assist in locating the record.

Personal visits may be made. Individual must furnish proof of identity.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking to access information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries appropriate address below:

National Guard individuals should address inquiries to the National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve individuals should address inquiries to the Commander of the Army Headquarters in which the unit is located.

Regular Army individuals should address inquiries to their local Commander.

All individuals should furnish full name, service identification number, current address and telephone number, signature, and specific information concerning the event or incident that will assist in locating the record.

Personal visits may be made. Individual must furnish proof of identity.

Contesting record procedures:

The Army's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340-21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record source categories:

National Guard and Reserve Component: From the individual, individual's personnel and pay files, other Army records and reports.

Regular Army: From individual, commanders, Army records and documents, other Federal agencies.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. 02-13594 Filed 5-30-02; 8:45 am]

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