Veterinary Personnel Files (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793)
Headquarters, Air Force Medical Service Center/SGPA and United States Air Force SAM/US, Brooks Air Force Base, TX 78232.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
All active duty and retired or separated veterinary officers.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
File contains personal correspondence to and from individual veterinary officer and forms relating to assignment, extension, Air Force Specialty Code, promotion, and other selected documents.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force: Powers and duties; delegation by; and 8067(k) Designation: Officers to perform certain professional functions.
Information is used solely for the purpose of recommending individual for assignment, extension or advanced training.
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.
Retrieved by name.
Records are accessed by authorized personnel who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked cabinets or rooms.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Retained in active file as long as officer is on active duty and in inactive file one year from date of retirement, resignation, or separation. Then they are destroyed by tearing into pieces, shredding, pulping, macerating or burning.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
The Surgeon General, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, DC 20330.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit The Surgeon General, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, DC 20330.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit The Surgeon General, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, DC 20330.
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:
Information obtained from educational institutions, from Command, Air Force Veterinarians and Air Force Manpower and Personnel Center Records.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: