Brian Ping Army retired OMPF

Eric Bradley filed this request with the U.s. Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Ky 40122 of the United States of America.
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From: Eric Bradley

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

The Army Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for Brian Ping including form DD-214, all NCO evaluation reports DA FORM 2166-8 / DA Form 2166-9-2 / DA Form 2166-9-1 / DA FORM 2166-9-3 , all Enlisted Evaluation Reports (EER), Record of unit assignments form, dates of promotion, administrative remarks, all training courses/military education received, full military awards and citations.
Mr Brian Ping claims service in the United States Army as a enlisted soldier between approximately 1989-2014. claims numerous awards, badges and decorations including Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, meritorious service medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal , Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab and etc. Please redact any sensitive information protected in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974. Specifically request a copy of the individual medal citations and unit awards citations.

PLEASE NOTE: I represent the general public and thus do not know the military service number. Please process my request for this service member's OMPF and other records under the Freedom of Information Act’s relevant provisions. His background and military experience are a matter of public interest.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.


Eric Bradley



This acknowledges receipt and acceptance of your Freedom of Information Act request that was specified within your email pertaining to Mr. Brian Ping . Your request was received in this office on January 10, 2019 and is being processed under the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts. We have assigned FP-19-007503 and FA-19-0928 to your request for administrative and tracking purposes. The estimated date of completion is February 11, 2019. Please refer to these numbers when inquiring about your request.


An interim response, stating the request is being processed.



This office is currently in consultation with other Department of the Army Freedom of Information Act Offices regarding your request. After the completion of our consultation, we will provide you a release determination.



We have made a release determination in regards to your FOIA request pertaining to Brian Ping. We are currently awaiting final signature. Once that is received the response will be sent to you. Please let me know if you have any questions.


The request has been rejected by the agency.