Department of the Air Force

F031 497IG A

SYSTEM NAME:

Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Personnel Records  (June 11, 1997,  62 FR 31793)

SYSTEM LOCATION:

Personnel Security Division, Directorate of Security and Communications Management, Air Force Intelligence Support Agency, 1816 North Moore Street, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22209-1809.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Air Force personnel, civil service employees, consultants, and contractor personnel with current access to SCI or who have had such access within past fifteen years except Air Force personnel assigned to Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Secretary of Defense/Defense Agencies, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the National Security Agency.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Statements of Personnel History and allied papers prepared or submitted by individuals; statements by commanders, supervisors, medical, legal, and security officials, and related correspondence; Access Adjudication Records; Indoctrination Oaths; Termination Oaths; routine records/correspondence pertaining to access status or changes in status.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

E.O. 10450; as implemented by Air Force Regulation 205-32, USAF Personnel Security Program, and USAFINTEL 201-1; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

PURPOSE(S):

To recommend/determine eligibility for access to SCI. Used to verify an individual's status with respect to SCI access or eligibility for such access.

To answer official inquiries involving an individual's eligibility/noneligibility for access to SCI.

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:

Only the `fact of' an individual's eligibility/noneligibility for SCI access is furnished to other authorized government agencies/activities and only upon request.

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:

Maintained in file folders and on microfiche.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Retrieved by name, Social Security Number, and grade or rank.

SAFEGUARDS:

Records are accessed by custodian of the record system and person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties and by authorized personnel who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Active records maintained as long as an individual is authorized access to SCI. Upon termination of access record is placed in inactive status where it is retained for fifteen years and then destroyed unless sooner returned to active status. Destruction is by burning or shredding.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director of Security and Communications Management, Air Force Intelligence Support Agency, 1816 North Moore Street, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22209-1809.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information on themselves should address inquiries to the Director of Security and Communications Management, Air Force Intelligence Support Agency, 1816 North Moore Street, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22209-1809.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals seeking to access records about themselves contained in this system should address requests to the Director of Security and Communications Management, Air Force Intelligence Support Agency, 1816 North Moore Street, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22209-1809.

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:

Personnel Background Investigations conducted by Defense Investigative Service and/or Air Force Office of Special Investigations; statement of commanders, supervisors and medical, legal and security officials; records of adjudication processes.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

Portions of this system of records may be exempt from certain provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2) and (k)(5), as applicable.

An exemption rule for this record system has been promulgated in accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c) and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 806b. For additional information contact the system manager.

FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: