Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the public has the right to access agency records
concerning U.S. Government activities. An agency record requested by a member of the
public in accordance with Part 286 of Title 32, CFR, andthis issuance must
not be withheld in whole or in part unless the FOIA exempts the record, or parts of it, from disclosure.
DoD FOIA HANDBOOK - https://open.defense.gov/Transparency/FOIA/FOIA-Handbook/
TYPES OF RECORDS THAT CAN BE REQUESTED - https://www.rmda.army.mil/readingroom/
- The (a)(2)(A) Records contain final opinions and orders made in the adjudications of cases that may be cited, used, or relied upon as precedents in future adjudications.
- The (a)(2)(B) Records contain statements of policy and interpretations that have been adopted by the agency and are not published in the Federal Registry.
- The (a)(2)(C) Records contain administrative staff manuals and instructions, or portions thereof, that establish DoD policy or interpretation of policy that affect the public.
- The (a)(2)(D) Records contain records released to the public, under the FOIA, that are or will likely become the subject of subsequent requests.
FOIA LIBRARY - https://www.rmda.army.mil/readingroom/
FOIA REQUESTS - Requests may be made during office hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays. Requests may be made orally, in writing, or via electronic form, and must be reasonably specific as to subject matter or time period.
As soon as practible and without delay, the custodian will either notify you of the availability of the records requested, or deny the request in whole or in part because the records do not exist or are not accessible. The time it takes the custodian to respond to the request will depend on factors including the nature and extent of the request and the availability of staff and other resources necessary to process the request. If the custodian denies a written request, the requester has a right to receive the denial in writing. A requestor can obtain the status of their FOIA request by contacting the FOIA manager or through the applicable Requestor Service Center (RSC).
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