Bowe Bergdahl personnel records

J.K. Trotter filed this request with the Army - United States Department of the Army of the United States of America.
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From: J.K. Trotter

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the Army’s Personnel Files on Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28 1986), including performance reports, job assessments, training received, discharge papers, and other records.

The public interest in Bowe Bergdahl should favor disclosure of many of these records, particularly in relation to his performance.

Please be sure to review and release and segregable information, even if certain documents or portions of documents are withheld.

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, 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.


J.K. Trotter

From: Garris, Barbara A CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Dear Mr. Trotter:

Please see the attached letter pertaining to your Freedom of Information Act


Barbara Garris
Program Analyst
U.S. Army Freedom of
Information Act Office (ATTN: AAHS-RDF)
7701 Telegraph Road, Suite 150
Alexandria, VA 22315-3905
Telephone (703) 428-6498

From: MuckRock

Please be advised this communication is regarding a FOIA request that was forwarded to your office and is copied below.

Please confirm receipt of the forwarded request and provide an estimated completion date.

Thank you.

From: Army - United States Department of the Army

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Army - United States Department of the Army

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