March 26, 2007
FORT MONROE, Va. - A laptop computer containing the names, Social
Security numbers and payroll information for as many as 16,000 civilian
employees here was stolen from an employee's personal vehicle, officials
The computer was password protected and did not contain bank account or
bank routing information, Army officials said. The employees all work at
the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, which has its headquarters
at Fort Monroe.
Officials said the Army and local law enforcement were investigating,
and TRADOC was looking into whether some policies need to be changed.
Lt. Gen. Thomas Metz, in a letter to each of the potentially affected
employees, said the Army is committed to preventing similar incidents
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