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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Department of the Air Force, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice To Add a System of Records Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Air Force proposes to add a system of records notice to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

The action will be effective on November 24, 2008 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCX, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20330-1800.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Kenneth Brodie at (703) 696-7557.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Department of the Air Force's record system notices for records systems 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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 522a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on October 10, 2008, to the House Committee on Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A-130, ‘Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,’ dated February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427).

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Dated: October 15, 2008.

Patricia Toppings,

Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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System Name:

Air Force Recruiting Information Support System (AFRISS) Records.

System Location:

Headquarters, Air Force Recruiting Service, Directorate, Division, Branch, 550 D Street West, Suite 1, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4527.

Categories of Individuals Covered by the System:

Prospective Air Force enlisted and officer personnel entering Active, Guard and Reserve duty and Air Force enlisted personnel on recruiting duty.

Categories of Records in the System:

Name, Social Security Number (SSN), scores on all qualification tests, mailing address, educational level, prior service history, age, sex, race, marital status, and number of dependents physical job qualifications, job preferences, jobs offered and accepted, recruiting and processing locations, education data, dates of processing, and other personal data relevant to the recruitment process.

Authority for Maintenance of the System:

10 U.S.C. 503, Enlistments: Recruiting Campaigns, and Air Education and Training Command Instruction 36-2002, Recruiting Procedures for the Air Force; and E.O. 9397(SSN).

Purpose(s):

The system will provide field recruiters an automated tool to process prospective Active, Guard and Reserve applicants; evaluate recruiter's and job counselor's activity and efficiency levels; and analyze pre-enlistment job cancellations for common reasons.

Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System Including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Use:

In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552A(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, these records or information contained therein may be specifically disclosed outside the Department of Defense as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:

The “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:

Storage:

Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.

Retrievability:

Name or Social Security Number (SSN).

Safeguards:

Records are accessed only by person(s) responsible with a need to know for servicing the system of records in performance of their official duties and those authorized personnel who are properly screened and cleared. Access to the system utilizes encryption software. Records in computer storage devices are protected by computer system software.

Retention and Disposal:

Enlistment processing records, recruiter personnel records, and personal interview records (PIR) are archived and later destroyed after no longer needed.

System Manager(s) and Address:

Chief, Operations Division, Headquarters, Air Force Recruiting Service, 550 D Street West, Suite 1, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4527.

Notification Procedures:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves Start Printed Page 63145is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Operations Division, Headquarters, Air Force Recruiting Service, 550 D Street West, Suite 1, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4527.

Request must contain full name, Social Security Number, and current mailing address.

Record Access Procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to or may visit the Operations Division, Headquarters, Air Force Recruiting Service, 550 D Street West, Suite 1, Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4527, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Identification is required.

Request must contain full name, Social Security Number, and current mailing address.

Contesting Record Procedures:

The Air Force rules for access to records, and for contesting and appealing initial agency determinations by the individual concerned are published in Air Force Instruction 33-332, Privacy Act Program, 32 CFR Part 806b, or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record Source Categories:

From the individual.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. E8-25295 Filed 10-22-08; 8:45 am]

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