Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records, 76010-76012 [E8-29519]

Download as PDF 76010 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the DoD 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: Paper records in file folders and on electronic media. RETRIEVABILITY: Records are retrieved by name, e-mail address and phone number. SAFEGUARDS: Records are maintained in a secure, limited access, monitored work area. Physical entry by unauthorized persons is restricted by the use of locks and administrative procedures, and is accessible only to authorized personnel. Access to personal information is restricted to those who require the records in the performance of their official duties and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Access to computer records is further restricted by the use of passwords, which are changed periodically. Logs are kept and reviewed for valid access. All personnel whose official duties require access to the information are trained in the proper safeguarding and use of the information and receive annual Information Assurance and Privacy Act training. Paper records are marked ‘‘FOUO-PRIVACY ACT PROTECTED DATA’’ and stored in a locked container when not in use. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Electronic images are deleted when the user account is deleted from the system. Paper copies are filed in the security office and destroyed by shredding and/or burning on supersession or obsolescence of the authorization document or on transfer, separation, or relief of the individual concerned. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency, 7100 Defense Pentagon, Attn: Chief Information Officer, Washington, DC 20301–7100. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency, 7100 Defense Pentagon, Attn: Chief Information Officer, Washington, DC 20301–7100. Requests should contain the individual’s name, office phone number VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 or cell phone number, and office e-mail address for contact purposes; the individual will be contacted to verify identity. Record access procedures: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the MDA Privacy Office, Missile Defense Agency, 7100 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–7100. Requests should include the requesting individual’s name, office phone number or cell phone number, and office e-mail address for contact purposes; the individual will be contacted to verify identity. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The Department of the Air Force 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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on November 10, 2008, to the House Committee on Oversight and 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OSD’s rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in OSD Administrative Instruction No. 81; 32 CFR part 311; or may be obtained from the system manager. Dated: December 9, 2008. Morgan E. Frazier, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: F051 AF JA D Individuals. SYSTEM NAME: EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. Litigation Records (Except Patents) (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793). [FR Doc. E8–29526 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] CHANGES: BILLING CODE 5001–06–P * * * * * SYSTEM LOCATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [Docket ID USAF–2008–0048] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD. ACTION: Notice to Alter a System of Records. SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force is proposing to alter a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on January 14, 2009 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCPPI, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kenneth Brodie at (703) 696–7557. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. At Headquarters of Major Commands and all levels down to and including Air Force installations worldwide. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force’s compilation of systems of records notices.’’ CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘All individuals who have brought suit against, or been involved in litigation with, the United States or its officers or employees concerning matters related to the Department of the Air Force; persons against whom litigation has been filed under 28 U.S.C. 1346b, 31 U.S.C. 3702, 42 U.S.C. 2651–3, and 46 U.S.C. App. 741–52; dependents, witnesses, and other persons providing information during the course of litigation.’’ CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘All records required to defend the Department of the Air Force in litigation, to include: Litigants’ names, Social Security Numbers (SSN), court E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices pleadings; reports from Department of Defense offices; state and federal agencies; foreign governments; witness statements; surveys; contracts; photographs; legal opinions; personnel, finance, medical, and business records; audits; English translations of foreign documents; and environmental planning documents (including environmental impact statements).’’ POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.’’ RETRIEVABILITY: 76011 RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation. Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof of identity.’’ AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force, 10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge Advocate General, Air Force Instruction 51–301, Civil Litigation and E.O. 9397 (SSN).’’ Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Retrieved by name of litigant, Social Security Number (SSN) and year of litigation.’’ SAFEGUARDS: CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records are accessed by authorized personnel as necessary to accomplish their official duties. Paper records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. The computer storage devices are protected by computer system software.’’ Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 33–332; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager.’’ PURPOSE(S): Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Used by officers, employees and members of the Air Force to represent the United States in civil litigation; to enable the United States and its officers, employees and members who are counsel for, parties to, or otherwise involved in an official capacity in civil domestic or foreign litigation to obtain information from or consult with other governmental, corporate and private organizations, entities and individuals regarding litigation decisions to be made by The Judge Advocate General and the Department of Justice; to obtain information from or consult with other governmental, corporate and private organizations, entities and individuals in order to create structured settlement proposals; by the Air Force Audit Agency in conducting audits; by the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records; and by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and any Air Force financial management office and its officers and employees.’’ ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Delete entry and replace with ‘‘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: To the Court of Federal Claims on legislative referral of private relief bills; To the Department of Veterans Affairs and its officers and employees to adjudicate claims. The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ published at the beginning of the Air Force’s compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records located at AFLOA/JACL are retired permanently to the Washington National Records Center, Washington, DC 20409–0001. Other command levels dispose of records after two years upon completion of agency action. Files maintained in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2651–3 are disposed of after two years. Medical malpractice litigation files are retired to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Paper records are disposed of by tearing into pieces, shredding, macerating, pulping, or burning. Computer records are destroyed by deleting, erasing, degaussing, or by overwriting.’’ SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries with signature to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation. Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof of identity.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Court records, transcripts of depositions and other hearings, correspondence initiated by parties to litigation, information provided through witness interviews or other discovery methods, reports prepared by or on behalf of the Air Force, reports of Federal, state, local or foreign government agencies and information obtained from witnesses and claimants.’’ * * * * * F051 AF JA D SYSTEM NAME: Litigation Records (Except Patents). SYSTEM LOCATION: The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. At Headquarters of Major Commands and all levels down to and including Air Force installations worldwide. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force’s compilation of systems of records notices. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: All individuals who have brought suit against, or been involved in litigation with, the United States or its officers or employees concerning matters related to the Department of the Air Force; persons against whom litigation has been filed under 28 U.S.C. 1346b, 31 U.S.C. 3702, 42 U.S.C. 2651–3, and 46 U.S.C. App. 741–52; dependents, witnesses, and other persons providing information during the course of litigation. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 76012 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: All records required to defend the Department of the Air Force in litigation, to include: litigants’ names; Social Security Numbers (SSN); court pleadings; reports from Department of Defense offices, state and federal agencies; foreign governments; witness statements; surveys; contracts; photographs; legal opinions; personnel, finance, medical, and business records; audits; English translations of foreign documents; and environmental planning documents (including environmental impact statements). AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force, 10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge Advocate General, Air Force Instruction 51–301, Civil Litigation and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): Used by officers, employees and members of the Air Force to represent the United States in civil litigation; to enable the United States and its officers, employees and members who are counsel for, parties to, or otherwise involved in an official capacity in civil domestic or foreign litigation to obtain information from or consult with other governmental, corporate and private organizations, entities and individuals regarding litigation decisions to be made by The Judge Advocate General and the Department of Justice; to obtain information from or consult with other governmental, corporate and private organizations, entities and individuals in order to create structured settlement proposals; by the Air Force Audit Agency in conducting audits; by the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records; and by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and any Air Force financial management office and its officers and employees. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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: To the Court of Federal Claims on legislative referral of private relief bills; To the Department of Veterans Affairs and its officers and employees to adjudicate claims. The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ published at the beginning of the Air Force’s compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: STORAGE: Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media. RETRIEVABILITY: Retrieved by name of litigant, Social Security Number (SSN) and year of litigation. SAFEGUARDS: Records are accessed by authorized personnel as necessary to accomplish their official duties. Paper records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. The computer storage devices are protected by computer system software. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records located at AFLOA/JACL are retired permanently to the Washington National Records Center, Washington, DC 20409–0001. Other command levels dispose of records after two years upon completion of agency action. Files maintained in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2651–3 are disposed of after two years. Medical malpractice litigation files are retired to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Paper records are disposed of by tearing into pieces, shredding, macerating, pulping, or burning. Computer records are destroyed by deleting, erasing, degaussing, or by overwriting. The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation. Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof of identity. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation. Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 33–332; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Court records, transcripts of depositions and other hearings, correspondence initiated by parties to litigation, information provided through witness interviews or other discovery methods, reports prepared by or on behalf of the Air Force, reports of Federal, state, local or foreign government agencies and information obtained from witnesses and claimants. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E8–29519 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [Docket ID USAF–2008–0047] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: PO 00000 Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof of identity. Department of the Air Force, DoD. ACTION: Notice to alter a system of records. SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force is proposing to alter a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on January 14, 2009 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCPPI, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kenneth Brodie at (703) 696–7557. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force 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. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 241 (Monday, December 15, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76010-76012]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-29519]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force

[Docket ID USAF-2008-0048]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD.

ACTION: Notice to Alter a System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force is proposing to alter a system 
of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject 
to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on 
January 14, 2009 unless comments are received which result in a 
contrary determination.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kenneth Brodie at (703) 696-7557.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force 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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the 
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on November 10, 2008, to 
the House Committee on Oversight and 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).

    Dated: December 9, 2008.
Morgan E. Frazier,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
F051 AF JA D

System name:
    Litigation Records (Except Patents) (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793).

Changes:
* * * * *

System location:
    Delete entry and replace with ``The Judge Advocate General, 
Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20330-1420. At Headquarters of Major Commands and all 
levels down to and including Air Force installations worldwide. 
Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air 
Force's compilation of systems of records notices.''

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``All individuals who have brought 
suit against, or been involved in litigation with, the United States or 
its officers or employees concerning matters related to the Department 
of the Air Force; persons against whom litigation has been filed under 
28 U.S.C. 1346b, 31 U.S.C. 3702, 42 U.S.C. 2651-3, and 46 U.S.C. App. 
741-52; dependents, witnesses, and other persons providing information 
during the course of litigation.''

Categories of records in the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``All records required to defend the 
Department of the Air Force in litigation, to include: Litigants' 
names, Social Security Numbers (SSN), court

[[Page 76011]]

pleadings; reports from Department of Defense offices; state and 
federal agencies; foreign governments; witness statements; surveys; 
contracts; photographs; legal opinions; personnel, finance, medical, 
and business records; audits; English translations of foreign 
documents; and environmental planning documents (including 
environmental impact statements).''

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the 
Air Force, 10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge Advocate General, Air Force 
Instruction 51-301, Civil Litigation and E.O. 9397 (SSN).''

Purpose(s):
    Delete entry and replace with ``Used by officers, employees and 
members of the Air Force to represent the United States in civil 
litigation; to enable the United States and its officers, employees and 
members who are counsel for, parties to, or otherwise involved in an 
official capacity in civil domestic or foreign litigation to obtain 
information from or consult with other governmental, corporate and 
private organizations, entities and individuals regarding litigation 
decisions to be made by The Judge Advocate General and the Department 
of Justice; to obtain information from or consult with other 
governmental, corporate and private organizations, entities and 
individuals in order to create structured settlement proposals; by the 
Air Force Audit Agency in conducting audits; by the Air Force Board for 
Correction of Military Records; and by the Defense Finance and 
Accounting Service and any Air Force financial management office and 
its officers and employees.''

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories 
of users and the purposes of such uses:
    Delete entry and replace with ``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:

    To the Court of Federal Claims on legislative referral of private 
relief bills;
    To the Department of Veterans Affairs and its officers and 
employees to adjudicate claims.

    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:
Storage:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Paper records in file folders and 
electronic storage media.''

Retrievability:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Retrieved by name of litigant, 
Social Security Number (SSN) and year of litigation.''

Safeguards:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Records are accessed by authorized 
personnel as necessary to accomplish their official duties. Paper 
records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. The computer storage 
devices are protected by computer system software.''

Retention and disposal:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Records located at AFLOA/JACL are 
retired permanently to the Washington National Records Center, 
Washington, DC 20409-0001. Other command levels dispose of records 
after two years upon completion of agency action. Files maintained in 
accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2651-3 are disposed of after two years. 
Medical malpractice litigation files are retired to the Armed Forces 
Institute of Pathology. Paper records are disposed of by tearing into 
pieces, shredding, macerating, pulping, or burning. Computer records 
are destroyed by deleting, erasing, degaussing, or by overwriting.''

System manager(s) and address:
    Delete entry and replace with ``The Judge Advocate General, 
Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20330-1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the 
concerned subordinate command or installation.''

Notification procedure:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking to determine 
whether information about themselves is contained in this system should 
address written inquiries with signature to The Judge Advocate General, 
Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20330-1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the 
concerned subordinate command or installation.
    Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof 
of identity.''

Record access procedures:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking access to 
information about themselves contained in this system should address 
written inquiries to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United 
States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420; 
or to the Staff Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or 
installation.
    Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof 
of identity.''

Contesting record procedures:
    Delete entry and replace with ``The Air Force rules for accessing 
records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency 
determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 33-332; 32 CFR 
part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager.''

Record source categories:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Court records, transcripts of 
depositions and other hearings, correspondence initiated by parties to 
litigation, information provided through witness interviews or other 
discovery methods, reports prepared by or on behalf of the Air Force, 
reports of Federal, state, local or foreign government agencies and 
information obtained from witnesses and claimants.''
* * * * *
F051 AF JA D

System name:
    Litigation Records (Except Patents).

System location:
    The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 
1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420. At Headquarters of 
Major Commands and all levels down to and including Air Force 
installations worldwide. Official mailing addresses are published as an 
appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    All individuals who have brought suit against, or been involved in 
litigation with, the United States or its officers or employees 
concerning matters related to the Department of the Air Force; persons 
against whom litigation has been filed under 28 U.S.C. 1346b, 31 U.S.C. 
3702, 42 U.S.C. 2651-3, and 46 U.S.C. App. 741-52; dependents, 
witnesses, and other persons providing information during the course of 
litigation.

[[Page 76012]]

Categories of records in the system:
    All records required to defend the Department of the Air Force in 
litigation, to include: litigants' names; Social Security Numbers 
(SSN); court pleadings; reports from Department of Defense offices, 
state and federal agencies; foreign governments; witness statements; 
surveys; contracts; photographs; legal opinions; personnel, finance, 
medical, and business records; audits; English translations of foreign 
documents; and environmental planning documents (including 
environmental impact statements).

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force, 10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge 
Advocate General, Air Force Instruction 51-301, Civil Litigation and 
E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):
    Used by officers, employees and members of the Air Force to 
represent the United States in civil litigation; to enable the United 
States and its officers, employees and members who are counsel for, 
parties to, or otherwise involved in an official capacity in civil 
domestic or foreign litigation to obtain information from or consult 
with other governmental, corporate and private organizations, entities 
and individuals regarding litigation decisions to be made by The Judge 
Advocate General and the Department of Justice; to obtain information 
from or consult with other governmental, corporate and private 
organizations, entities and individuals in order to create structured 
settlement proposals; by the Air Force Audit Agency in conducting 
audits; by the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records; and 
by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and any Air Force 
financial management office and its officers and 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, 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 the Court of Federal Claims on legislative referral of private 
relief bills;
    To the Department of Veterans Affairs and its officers and 
employees to adjudicate claims.

    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:
Storage:
    Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.

Retrievability:
    Retrieved by name of litigant, Social Security Number (SSN) and 
year of litigation.

Safeguards:
    Records are accessed by authorized personnel as necessary to 
accomplish their official duties. Paper records are stored in locked 
rooms and cabinets. The computer storage devices are protected by 
computer system software.

Retention and disposal:
    Records located at AFLOA/JACL are retired permanently to the 
Washington National Records Center, Washington, DC 20409-0001. Other 
command levels dispose of records after two years upon completion of 
agency action. Files maintained in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2651-3 are 
disposed of after two years. Medical malpractice litigation files are 
retired to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Paper records are 
disposed of by tearing into pieces, shredding, macerating, pulping, or 
burning. Computer records are destroyed by deleting, erasing, 
degaussing, or by overwriting.

System manager(s) and address:
    The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 
1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420; or to the Staff 
Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries 
to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 
1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420; or to the Staff 
Judge Advocate at the concerned subordinate command or installation.
    Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof 
of identity.

Record access procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system should address written inquiries to The Judge 
Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force 
Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420; or to the Staff Judge Advocate at 
the concerned subordinate command or installation.
    Written requests should be signed and include full name and proof 
of identity.

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 33-332; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from 
the system manager.

Record source categories:
    Court records, transcripts of depositions and other hearings, 
correspondence initiated by parties to litigation, information provided 
through witness interviews or other discovery methods, reports prepared 
by or on behalf of the Air Force, reports of Federal, state, local or 
foreign government agencies and information obtained from witnesses and 
claimants.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    None.

 [FR Doc. E8-29519 Filed 12-12-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-05-P