Public Affairs References (August 27, 1999, 64 FR 46886)
Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Secretary s Staff Group, 1670 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1670.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Military and civilian officials of the Federal Government (including Presidential Appointees), prominent Americans in and out of government who are involved in defense matters, and reporters and syndicated columnists or commentators who write on defense matters.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
For military and civilian officials of the Department of Defense and for Presidential Appointees: Copies of official biographies released by the Department of Defense or by the White House. A speech subsystem may contain copies or excerpts of speeches by military and civilian Federal Government officials speaking about defense matters. A clippings subsystem may contain news media clippings about activities or statements of prominent Americans.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force.
To respond to requests from Air Force and Department of Defense officials for any of the following information: Biographical material about key government officials; public statements by government officials about defense matters; defense related statements or activities of prominentAmericans, as reported in news media; or publishing history of writers on defense matters.
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:
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:
Maintained in file folders and note books/binders.
Retrieved by name.
Records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties and stored in locked cabinets or rooms.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Disposition pending. No records will be destroyed until authorization is granted from the National Archives and Records Administration. All records will be retained until approval is granted.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, 1720 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1720.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, 1720 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1720.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, 1720 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1720.
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 37132; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Information obtained from the public media and from source documents such as reports.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: