2015 Naval Engagement Activity exercise materials (Navy)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of the Navy, Naval Operations of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # DON-NAVY-2015-005660
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Rejected

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

• Initial redeployment order or equivalent action directive related to the annual NEA with the Vietnam People's Navy held in April 2015 (http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=86422)

• Relevant statistics on the number and rank/position of troops sent to participate in the activities

• All available training itineraries and materials

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: DONFOIA-PA@navy.mil

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d2806cf09e)
* Tracking Number: DON-NAVY-2015-005660
* Requester Name: Beryl Lipton
* Date Submitted: 04/29/2015
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
Initial redevelopment order or equivalent action directive related to the annual NEA with the Vietnam People's Navy held in April 2015
Relevant statistics on the number and rank/position of troops sent to participate in the activities
All available training itineraries and materials

From: DONFOIA-PA@navy.mil

On behalf of Robin Patterson, Head, DON FOIA/PA Program Office (DNS-36), please find attached an official response to the subject FOIA Request.

From:

Dear Sir or Ma'am,

I am writing to inform you that our response to your FOIA request will not
be processed within 20 days of receipt. This delay is due to the fact that
our response has to be coordinated with our partner nation for this
exercise. Coordination with a foreign country can cause delays, but this
matter has our attention and we are doing what we can to expedite a
response.

Please let me know if you have any questions and have a great day.

Very Respectfully,
LT Kevin Loughman, JAGC, USN
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate
Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific
NIPR: Kevin.Loughman@fe.navy.mil
SIPR: Kevin.Loughman@fe.navy.smil.mil
Tel: (65) 6750-2305
DSN: (315) 421-2305
Cell: (65) 9387-4290

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 April 16, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #DON-NAVY-2015-005660 .

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 April 16, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #DON-NAVY-2015-005660 .

Thank you for your help.

From:

Dear Sir or Ma'am,

The response to your request is attached. After careful consideration, your request has been denied. Please let me know if you have any questions. Regarding the appeal timeline, please consider today as the date received rather than the 29th of July. Thank you for your time and have a nice day.

Very Respectfully,
LT Kevin Loughman, JAGC, USN
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate
Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific
NIPR: Kevin.Loughman@fe.navy.mil
SIPR: Kevin.Loughman@fe.navy.smil.mil
Tel: (65) 6750-2305
DSN: (315) 421-2305
Cell: (65) 9387-4290

From: Navy

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that the information or document(s) requested are exempt from disclosure.

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