101st Airborne Division Ebola Mission Malaria Prophylaxis Procedures

Remington Nevin filed this request with the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) of the United States of America.
Tracking # FA-15-0386
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From: Remington Nevin

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all official malaria prophylaxis policy, instructions, procedures or guidance disseminated in any form to include documents, slides, or unclassified orders, to members of the 101st Airborne Division from September 1, 2014 through the effective date of processing of this request, to include any 101st Airborne Division policy, instructions, procedures or guidance; any 18th Airborne Corps policy, instructions, procedures or guidance; any Army policy, instructions, procedures or guidance; or any version of AFRICOM Command Manual (ACM) 4200.03 (Force Health Protection Procedures for Deployment and Travel), U.S. AFRICOM Command Note 4200.03, any other U.S. AFRICOM issuance that updates or replaces these documents; and to specifically include any malaria prophylaxis policy, instructions, procedures or guidance specifically issued for Operation United Assistance or other U.S. military missions in response to the 2014 west African Ebola outbreak.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Remington Nevin

From: 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army

The request has been forwarded from one agency to another agency or department for further review or follow up.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FA-15-0002.

Thank you for your help.

From: Florez, Valerie M CIV USARMY IMCOM ATLANTIC (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO

Sir,

As stated in the letter I sent to you dated Oct 17 your request was forwarded to our higher headquarters for further processing. We submitted a No Record to higher headquarters informing them that this agency has no records. You should receive a reply from the headquarters listed on the letter for any further contact.

Please let me know if you have any further questions.

v/r, Val Florez

Valerie M. Florez
Freedom of Information/Privacy/PII Officer
91 Michigan Avenue
Fort Campbell, Kentucky 42223
(270) 798-2469
DSN 635-2469
FAX: 270-798-7452

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From: SOUTHCOM - US Southern Command

A no responsive documents response.

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

This FOIA request was forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

From: Harris, Christine A CIV USARMY FORSCOM (US)

To whom it may concern,

Please see the attached response to your subject request.

V/R,

CHRISTINE A. HARRIS
FORSCOM G-6, Policy & Resources Division
4700 Knox Street
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
910.570.5613 / DSN 670
christine.a.harris.civ@mail.mil

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

This FOIA request has been forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FA-15-0386.

Thank you for your help.

From: U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FA-15-0386.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FA-15-0386.

Thank you for your help.

From: Peterson, John Phillip CIV USARMY MEDCOM HQ (US)

Dear MuckRock,

This request has been responded to.
Please see attached.

Respectfully,

Jpp

John P Peterson
Chief, Freedom of Information/
Privacy Act Office
HQ, U.S. Army Medical Command
(W) 210-221-4233

john.p.peterson.civ@mail.mil

From: Remington Nevin

John P Peterson
Chief, Freedom of Information/
Privacy Act Office
HQ, U.S. Army Medical Command
(W) 210-221-4233

June 17, 2015

Dear Mr. Peterson,

Thank you very much for your email of June 17, 2015 regarding my request for "[a]ny and all official malaria prophylaxis policy, instructions, procedures or guidance disseminated in any form to include documents, slides, or unclassified orders, to members of the 101st Airborne Division from September 1, 2014 through the effective date of processing of this request, to include any 101st Airborne Division policy, instructions, procedures or guidance; any 18th Airborne Corps policy, instructions, procedures or guidance; any Army policy, instructions, procedures or guidance; or any version of AFRICOM Command Manual (ACM) 4200.03 (Force Health Protection Procedures for Deployment and Travel), U.S. AFRICOM Command Note 4200.03, any other U.S. AFRICOM issuance that updates or replaces these documents; and to specifically include any malaria prophylaxis policy, instructions, procedures or guidance specifically issued for Operation United Assistance or other U.S. military missions in response to the 2014 west African Ebola outbreak".

In respect of your response, I will consider this request closed. Thank you very much for your assistance.

Sincerely,

Dr. Remington Nevin

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