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.
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DON-NAVY-2015-005660

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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.

From:

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DON-NAVY-2015-005660 has been fully granted. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on: 07/05/2018
* Request 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
* Fee Waiver Original Justification: public available
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason: N/A

From: Department of the Navy, Naval Operations

Dear Sir/Ma'am,

We recently received your FOIA request and would
like to provide you a response. However, given the time that has elapsed
since your submission we would like to make sure you are still seeking
responsive documents. If you would please confirm that you still are
interested in the above captioned FOIA we will work diligently to provide
you a response.

Thank you very much.

Very respectfully,

Damon L. Burman
LT, JAGC, USN
Assistant Fleet Judge Advocate
U.S. SEVENTH Fleet
U/W DSN: (315) 453-2110
DSN: (315) 243-7782
C-5 DSN: (315) 241-9086
J-Dial: x7034
COMM: +(81) 046-816-7782
NIPR: damon.burman@lcc19.navy.mil
SIPR: damon.burman@lcc19.navy.smil.mil
C-5 NIPR: damon.burman@fe.navy.mil
C-5 SIPR: damon.burman@fe.navy.smil.mil

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From: Department of the Navy, Naval Operations

Mr. Lipton,

Our records indicate this FOIA was never closed out. As a result, please see the attached.

Very respectfully,

Damon L. Burman
LT, JAGC, USN
Assistant Fleet Judge Advocate
U.S. SEVENTH Fleet
U/W DSN: (315) 453-2110
DSN: (315) 243-7782
C-5 DSN: (315) 241-9086
J-Dial: x7034
COMM: +(81) 046-816-7782
NIPR: damon.burman@lcc19.navy.mil
SIPR: damon.burman@c7f.navy.smil.mil
C-5 NIPR: damon.burman@fe.navy.mil
C-5 SIPR: damon.burman@c7f.navy.smil.mil

NOTICE: The information contained in this e-mail and accompanying attachments is UNCLASSIFIED BUT SENSITIVE INFORMATION which may be LEGALLY PRIVILEGED. This information is intended solely for the use of the recipient identified above. If you are not the intended recipient of this information, any disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action in reliance of this information is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. The sender has not waived any applicable privilege by sending the accompanying transmission. 
   
If you received this e-mail in error or you have any questions, please notify the sender immediately by return email or by calling DSN (315) 243-7782, and delete this message and all pertinent copies and backups. Thank You.
 
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