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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Defense Logistics Agency, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to amend three systems of records.

SUMMARY:

The Defense Logistics Agency is proposing to amend three 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:

The proposed action will be effective without further notice on July 12, 2010 unless comments are received which would result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:

* Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

* Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Jody Sinkler at (703) 767-5045.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Defense Logistics Agency's 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 Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

The specific changes to the records systems being amended are set forth below followed by the notices, as amended, published in their 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 new or altered systems reports.

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Dated: June 3, 2010.

Mitchell S. Bryman,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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S200.30

System name:

Reserve Affairs Records Collection (March 8, 2010; 75 FR 10474).

Change:

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Contesting record procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, Start Printed Page 32916ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

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S200.30

System name:

Reserve Affairs Records Collection.

System location:

Director, J-9, Joint Reserve Forces, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 3627, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221, and the Heads of the DLA Primary Level Field Activities. Mailing addresses may be obtained from the system manager below.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

All Selected Reserve, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force personnel assigned to Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Reserve units and Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) positions.

Categories of records in the system:

The files contain full name, grade, Social Security Number (SSN), service, career specialty, position title, date of birth, commission date, promotion date, release date, medical/dental record information, benefits and allowances, pay records, security clearance, education, home address and civilian occupation of the individuals involved.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

10 U.S.C. Part II, Personnel Generally; 10 U.S.C. 133, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics; and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.

Purpose(s):

The files are maintained to provide background information on individuals assigned to DLA and to document their assignment. Data is used in preparation of personnel actions such as reassignments, classification actions, promotions, scheduling, and verification of active duty and inactive duty training. The data is also used for management and statistical reports and studies.

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 of 1974, these records 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' apply to this system of records.

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

Storage:

Records may be stored on paper and on electronic storage media.

Retrievability:

Retrieved by last name and Social Security Number (SSN).

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in areas accessible only to DLA personnel who must use the records to perform their duties. The computer files are password protected with access restricted to authorized users. Records are secured in locked or guarded buildings, locked offices, or locked cabinets during non-duty hours.

Retention and disposal:

Records are destroyed 2 years after separation or release from mobilization, or after supersession or obsolescence, or after 5 years, as applicable.

System manager(s) and address:

Director, J-9, Joint Reserve Forces, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 3627, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221 and the Heads of the DLA Primary Level Field Activities.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the DLA Privacy Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Inquiry should contain the individual's full name and Social Security Number (SSN).

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the DLA Privacy Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Inquiry should contain the individual's full name and Social Security Number (SSN).

Contesting record procedures:

The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Record source categories:

Data is provided by the subject individual and their Military Service.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

S500.30

System name:

Incident Investigation/Police Inquiry Files. (April 8, 2010; 75 FR 17906).

Change:

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Contesting record procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

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S500.30

System name:

Incident Investigation/Police Inquiry Files.

System location:

Public Safety and Security Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221, and the Public Safety and Security Offices of the Defense Logistics Agency Field Activities.

Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA's compilation of systems of records notices.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Individuals who have been the subject of a non-criminal investigation or police inquiry into incidents occurring on DLA-controlled facilities or installations. The system also covers incidents at other locations that involve individuals assigned to or employed by DLA or employed by agencies that receive security and police force services from DLA.

Categories of records in the system:

Records contain case number, name of subject, Social Security Number (SSN), address, telephone number, and details Start Printed Page 32917of the incident or inquiry; the investigative report containing details of the investigation, relevant facts discovered, information received from sources and witnesses, the investigator's findings, conclusions, and recommendations; and case disposition details.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 5 U.S.C. 303(b), Oath to Witnesses; 10 U.S.C. 133, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology; and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.

Purpose(s):

To record information related to investigations of or inquiries into incidents under DLA jurisdiction. Records may be used to make decisions with respect to disciplinary action and/or suitability for employment; to bar individuals from entry to DLA facilities or installations; to evaluate the adequacy of existing physical security safeguards; and to perform similar functions with respect to maintaining a secure workplace. Statistical data, with all personal data removed, may be provided to other offices for purposes of reporting, planning, training, vulnerability assessment, awareness, and similar administrative endeavors. Complaints appearing to involve criminal wrongdoing are referred to the appropriate criminal investigative organization for investigation and disposition.

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 of 1974, 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:

To Federal, state, and local agencies that administer programs or employ individuals involved in an incident or inquiry.

The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses' also apply to this system of records.

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

Storage:

Paper files and electronic storage media.

Retrievability:

Records are retrieved by name of subject, subject matter, and by case number.

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in areas accessible only to DLA Headquarters and Field Activities security and staff personnel who use the records to perform their duties. All records are maintained on closed military installations with security force personnel performing installation access control and random patrols.

Common Access Cards and personal identification numbers are used to authenticate authorized desktop and laptop computer users. Computer servers are scanned monthly to assess system vulnerabilities. Systems security updates are accomplished daily. The computer files are password protected with access restricted to authorized users with a need for the information. Records are secured in locked or guarded buildings, locked offices, or locked cabinets during non duty hours, with access restricted during duty hours to authorized users with a need for the information.

Retention and disposal:

Records are destroyed 5 years after date of last action; incidents involving terrorist threats are destroyed 7 years after the incident is closed.

System manager(s) and address:

Program Manager, Law Enforcement Operations, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, Office of Public Safety, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 3533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6220, and the Security Managers within the DLA Field Activity responsible for the operation of security forces and staff at the DLA Field Activity. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA's compilation of systems of records notices.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Individuals are required to provide name, Social Security Number (SSN), employing activity name and address, and, if known, place of investigation.

In addition, the requester must provide a notarized statement or an unsworn declaration made in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746, in the following format:

If executed without the United States: I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date). (Signature).

If executed within the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths: I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date). (Signature).

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about them contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Individuals are required to provide name, Social Security Number, employing activity name and address, and, if known, place of investigation.

In addition, the requester must provide a notarized statement or an unsworn declaration made in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746, in the following format:

If executed without the United States: I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date). (Signature).

If executed within the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths: I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date). (Signature).

Contesting record procedures:

The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Record source categories:

Information is provided by the record subject, victims, witnesses, and investigators.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

Investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). However, if an individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of such information, the individual will be provided access to such information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal the identity of a confidential source.Start Printed Page 32918

Investigatory material compiled solely for the purpose of determining suitability, eligibility, or qualifications for federal civilian employment, military service, federal contracts, or access to classified information may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(5), but only to the extent that such material would reveal the identity of a confidential source.

An exemption rule for this exemption has been promulgated in accordance with requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c) and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 323. For additional information contact the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

S335.01

System name:

Training and Employee Development Record System (April 29, 2010; 75 FR 22562).

Change:

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Contesting record procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

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S335.01

System name:

Training and Employee Development Record System

System location:

The master file is maintained by the Director, Defense Logistics Agency Training Center, Building 11, Section 5, 3990 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43216-5000.

Subsets of the master file are maintained by DLA Support Services, Business Management Office, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6220, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221; the DLA Primary Level Field Activities; and individual supervisors.

Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA's compilation of systems of records notice.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Individuals receiving training funded or sponsored by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to include DLA employees, Department of Defense military personnel, non-appropriated fund personnel, DLA contractor personnel, and DLA foreign national personnel may be included in the system at some locations.

Categories of records in the system:

Individual's name, Social Security Number (SSN), student identification number, date of birth, e-mail, home addresses; occupational series, grade, and supervisory status; registration and training data, including application or nomination documents, pre- and post-test results, student progress data, start and completion dates, course descriptions, funding sources and costs, student goals, long- and short-term training needs, and related data. The files may contain employee agreements and details on personnel actions taken with respect to individuals receiving apprentice or on-the-job training.

Where training is required for professional licenses, certification, or recertification, the file may include proficiency data in one or more skill areas. Electronic records may contain computer logon and password data.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

5 U.S.C. Chapter 41, Training; E.O. 11348, Providing for the further training of Government employees, as amended by E.O. 12107, Relating to the Civil Service Commission and labor-management in the Federal Service; 5 CFR part 410, Office of Personnel Management-Training and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.

Purpose(s):

Information is used to manage and administer training and development programs; to identify individual training needs; to screen and select candidates for training; and for reporting and financial forecasting, tracking, monitoring, assessing, and payment reconciliation purposes. Statistical data, with all personal identifiers removed, are used to compare hours and costs allocated to training among different DLA activities and different types of employees.

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 of 1974, these records may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:

To the Department of Veterans Affairs for inspecting, surveying, auditing, or evaluating apprentice or on-the-job training programs.

To the Department of Labor for inspecting, surveying, auditing, or evaluating apprentice training programs and other programs under its jurisdiction.

To Federal, state, and local agencies and oversight entities to track, manage, and report on mandatory training requirements and certifications.

To public and private sector educational, training, and conferencing entities for participant enrollment, tracking, evaluation, and payment reconciliation purposes.

To Federal agencies for screening and selecting candidates for training or developmental programs sponsored by the agency.

To Federal oversight agencies for investigating, reviewing, resolving, negotiating, settling, or hearing complaints, grievances, or other matters under its cognizance.

The DoD “Blanket Routine Uses” also apply to this system of records.

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

Storage:

Records may be stored on paper and/or on electronic storage media.

Retrievability:

Records may be retrieved by name, student identification number, or Social Security Number (SSN).

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in physical and electronic areas accessible only to DLA personnel who must use the records to perform assigned duties. Physical access is limited through the use of locks, guards, card swipe, and other administrative procedures. The electronic records are deployed on accredited systems with access restricted by the use of Common Access Card (CAC) and assigned system roles. The web-based files are encrypted in accordance with approved information assurance protocols. Employees are warned through screen log-on protocols and periodic briefings of the consequences of improper access or use of the data. In addition, users are trained to lock or shutdown their workstations when leaving the work area. During non-duty hours, records are secured in access-controlled buildings, offices, cabinets or computer systems.Start Printed Page 32919

Retention and disposal:

Training files are destroyed when 5 years old or when superseded, whichever is sooner. Employee agreements, individual training plans, progress reports, and similar records used in intern, upward mobility, career management, and similar developmental training programs are destroyed 1 year after employee has completed the program.

System manager(s) and address:

Director, Defense Logistics Agency Training Center, Building 11, Section 5, 3990 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43216-5000 and Staff Director, Business Management Office, DLA Enterprise Support, ATTN: DES-B, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6220, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Written inquiries should contain the individuals name, Social Security Number (SSN), home address and telephone number.

Current DLA employees may determine whether information about themselves is contained in subsets to the master file by accessing the system through their assigned DLA computer or by contacting their immediate supervisor.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Written inquiries should contain the individuals name, Social Security Number (SSN), home address and telephone number.

Current DLA employees may gain access to data contained in subsets to the master file by accessing the system through their assigned DLA computer or by contacting their immediate supervisor.

Contesting record procedures:

The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Record source categories:

Information is obtained from the individual, current and past supervisors, personnel offices, educational and training facilities, licensing or certifying entities, the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS) and the Military Online Processing System (MOPS).

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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