Department of the Air Force

F031 AFCAF/CASPR A

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SYSTEM NAME:

Air Force Central Adjudication Facility (AFCAF) Central Adjudication Security Personnel Repository (CASPR) Records  (March 07, 2007,  72 FR 10183)

SYSTEM LOCATION:

Air Force Central Adjudication Facility, 229 Brookley Avenue, Bolling AFB, DC 20032-7040.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Air Force civilian employees and applicants; Air Force military members and prospective members, including Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard; Air Force contractor employees requiring unescorted access; Air Force Academy and Reserve Officer Training Corp Cadets and applicants; overseas educators involved in the education and orientation of military personnel; Non-appropriated Fund Instrumentality; personnel and applicants for sensitive positions; personnel requiring Department of Defense building passes, whose personnel security investigations contain significant unfavorable information, whose cases were previously processed or adjudicated under the Air Force Military or Civilian Security Programs, or who are the subject of Security Information Files initiated by commanders. Included as well are Contractors, Military and Civilian employees of Special Access Programs, and AFCAF civilian and contractor employees.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Records documenting the personnel security adjudicative and management process, to include individual's Social Security Number; name; date of birth; type of Air Force affiliation; employing activity; status of current adjudicative action; records managing Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act requests; and Congressional inquiries.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 5 U.S.C. 7531–7533; E.O. 10450, Security Requirements for Government Employment; DoD 5200.2-R, Department of Defense Personnel Security Program; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

PURPOSE(S):

Central Adjudication Security Personnel Repository (CASPR) records will be used as a management tool and to compile statistical data to measure the effectiveness of the adjudicative program and procedures for the Department of Air Force.

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. Section 552a(b), the Privacy Act of 1974, these records or information contained therein may specifically be may be disclosed outside of DoD as follows to:

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:

Records contained in the system are stored on electronic media (such as CD-ROM disks, optical digital data disks, computers, and computer output products).

RETRIEVABILITY:

Individual name, Social Security Number(SSN) and Case Number as assigned.

SAFEGUARDS:

Electronically and optically stored records are maintained in "fail safe" system software with password-protected access. Only authorized personnel with a valid need-to-know are allowed to access. Additionally, users are subject to limitation within the system, based on their specific functions.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Automated data is stored actively during the adjudicative process. When either (1) the case has been closed or (2) the subject's affiliation with the Air Force ends, the records will be archived. Destruction of automated records is by erasure and/or degaussing.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Central Adjudication Facility, 229 Brookley Avenue, Bolling AFB, Washington, DC 20032-7040.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Air Force Central Adjudication Facility, 229 Brookley Avenue, Bolling AFB, Washington, DC 20032-7040.

Individual should provide their full name, Social Security Number, place and date of birth, full address, and a notarized statement or an unsworn declaration made in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Central Adjudication Facility, 229 Brookley Avenue Bolling AFB, Washington DC 20032-7040.

Individual should provide their full name, Social Security Number, place and date of birth, full address, and a notarized statement or an unsworn declaration made in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents or 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:

Information contained in this system is derived from investigative agencies, personnel and medical records, correspondences from offices and organization of assignment, Commanders, and Air Force Staff Offices; and records maintained by adjudicator personnel.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: