Charles W Steffy FOIA navy record

Eric Bradley filed this request with the Navy Personnel Command of the United States of America.
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DON-NAVY-2019-004445, 2019-S-N-015

DON-NAVY-2019-004445

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Partially Completed

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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 Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for Charles W Steffy Jr. including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS Form 1610/2, NAVPERS forms 1610/1, administrative remarks, Cumulative Record of Training (NAVPERS Form 5300/16), history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, all award citations, all military education/training courses.

Mr Charles W Steffy Jr. served in the United States Navy as enlisted servicemember, approximate service dates 1969 to 1993. Retired as Master Chief Petty Officer. Navy occupational rating boatswain's mate (abbreviated as BM). Date of birth approximately 1952 to 1945. date deceased - January 21, 2001.
Claimed numerous awards including joint service achievement medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, meritorious service medal, navy achievement medal, combat action ribbon, Navy good conduct medal, parachutist badge, Navy Expert Rifleman Medal and other decorations. Please redact any sensitive information protected by Privacy Act of 1974.
National Personnel Records Center NPRC initial search unable to locate the OMPF file, advised to contact Navy Personnel Command for information such as military service number, partial SSN or NPRC registry number. Please assist locating the records.
NPRC has confirmed records of servicemembers discharged before 1999 reside with NPRC in St Louis.

Please note: I represent general public and thus do not know the military service number. I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. His distinguished military service is of public concern. 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.

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.

Sincerely,

Eric Bradley

From: Navy Personnel Command

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DON-NAVY-2019-004445&type=request)
* Tracking Number: DON-NAVY-2019-004445
* Requester Name: Eric Bradley
* Date Submitted: 03/06/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

The Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for Charles W Steffy Jr. including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS Form 1610/2, NAVPERS forms 1610/1, administrative remarks, Cumulative Record of Training (NAVPERS Form 5300/16), history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, all award citations, all military education/training courses.

Mr Charles W Steffy Jr. served in the United States Navy as enlisted servicemember, approximate service dates 1969 to 1993. Retired as Master Chief Petty Officer. Navy occupational rating boatswain's mate (abbreviated as BM). Date of birth approximately 1952 to 1945. date deceased - January 21, 2001.
Claimed numerous awards including joint service achievement medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, meritorious service medal, navy achievement medal, combat action ribbon, Navy good conduct medal, parachutist badge, Navy Expert Rifleman Medal and other decorations. Please redact any sensitive information protected by Privacy Act of 1974.
National Personnel Records Center NPRC initial search unable to locate the OMPF file, advised to contact Navy Personnel Command for information such as military service number, partial SSN or NPRC registry number. Please assist locating the records.
NPRC has confirmed records of servicemembers discharged before 1999 reside with NPRC in St Louis.

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.

Sincerely,

Eric Bradley

From: Navy Personnel Command

The FOIA request - DON-NAVY-2019-004445 description has been modified. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: DON-NAVY-2019-004445
* Requester: Eric Bradley
* Submitted Date: 03/05/2019
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

The Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for Charles W Steffy Jr. including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS Form 1610/2, NAVPERS forms 1610/1, administrative remarks, Cumulative Record of Training (NAVPERS Form 5300/16), history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, all award citations, all military education/training courses.

Mr Charles W Steffy Jr. served in the United States Navy as enlisted servicemember, approximate service dates 1969 to 1993. Retired as Master Chief Petty Officer. Navy occupational rating boatswain's mate (abbreviated as BM). Date of birth approximately 1952 to 1945. date deceased - January 21, 2001.
Claimed numerous awards including joint service achievement medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, meritorious service medal, navy achievement medal, combat action ribbon, Navy good conduct medal, parachutist badge, Navy Expert Rifleman Medal and other decorations. Please redact any sensitive information protected by Privacy Act of 1974.
National Personnel Records Center NPRC initial search unable to locate the OMPF file, advised to contact Navy Personnel Command for information such as military service number, partial SSN or NPRC registry number. Please assist locating the records.
NPRC has confirmed records of servicemembers discharged before 1999 reside with NPRC in St Louis.

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.

Sincerely,

Eric Bradley

From: Navy Personnel Command

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DON-NAVY-2019-004445 has been determined to be not applicable as the request is not billable. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on: 03/05/2019
* Request Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

The Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for Charles W Steffy Jr. including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS Form 1610/2, NAVPERS forms 1610/1, administrative remarks, Cumulative Record of Training (NAVPERS Form 5300/16), history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, all award citations, all military education/training courses.

Mr Charles W Steffy Jr. served in the United States Navy as enlisted servicemember, approximate service dates 1969 to 1993. Retired as Master Chief Petty Officer. Navy occupational rating boatswain's mate (abbreviated as BM). Date of birth approximately 1952 to 1945. date deceased - January 21, 2001.
Claimed numerous awards including joint service achievement medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, meritorious service medal, navy achievement medal, combat action ribbon, Navy good conduct medal, parachutist badge, Navy Expert Rifleman Medal and other decorations. Please redact any sensitive information protected by Privacy Act of 1974.
National Personnel Records Center NPRC initial search unable to locate the OMPF file, advised to contact Navy Personnel Command for information such as military service number, partial SSN or NPRC registry number. Please assist locating the records.
NPRC has confirmed records of servicemembers discharged before 1999 reside with NPRC in St Louis.

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.

Sincerely,

Eric Bradley


* Fee Waiver Original Justification: Please note: I represent general public and thus do not know the military service number. I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. His distinguished military service is of public concern. 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.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason: N/A

From: Navy Personnel Command

Your FOIA request is being assigned to Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command for action and direct reply to you.

From: Navy Personnel Command

This will acknowledge receipt, and advise that your FOIA request has been transferred to Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) to process. Accordingly, your old tracking number DON-NAVY-2019-004445 has been closed and reopened and assigned NSW tracking No. 2019-S-N-015.

Point of Contact Information:

FOIA/Privacy Act Department
Naval Special Warfare Command
2000 Trident Way
San Diego, CA 92155-5599
619-537-1133/619-537-3245
FOIA/PA NIPR: NSW-FOIA@socom.mil
FOIA/PA SIPR: NSW-FOIA@socom.smil.mil

V/r,

Felicity McLean, CTR.
OGC Admin
FOIA/PA Analyst
Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC)
(619) 537-3245

From: Eric Bradley

Greetings,

Please close NSW tracking No. 2019-S-N-015. National Personnel Records Center provided requested military service records per Freedom of Information Act.
Charles William Steffy, Jr., Born February 2, 1951. Death: January 22, 2001. Completed Underwater Demolition Team Replacement Training (UDTR) Class 50, December 1970 at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, VA. Qualified Navy Enlisted Classification NEC 5321 Underwater Demolition Team Swimmer, NEC 5326 Combatant Swimmer (SEAL). Served with Underwater Demolition Team TWENTY ONE, SEAL Team FOUR, Navy Parachute Team East "Chuting Stars", SEAL Team SIX, Special Boat Unit 24. Retired BMCM - BOATSWAIN'S MATE MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER.

Buried at Arlington National Cemetery - Section: 65 Grave: 3089

From: Navy Personnel Command

This will confirm your request to close the subject matter FOIA request. Accordingly, NAVSPECWARCOM will take no further action on the matter, and is closing this file.

Eric S. Erdmann
FOIA/PA Program Manager, Coordinator
Naval Special Warfare Command
2000 Trident Way
San Diego, CA 92155-5599
619-537-1133
NIPR: Eric.Erdmann@socom.mil
SIPR: Eric.Erdmann@socom.smil.mil
FOIA/PA NIPR: NSW-FOIA@socom.mil
FOIA/PA SIPR: NSW-FOIA@socom.smil.mil

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