Cost of airfare of governors' trip to Afghanistan (DOD)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the U.S. Army - Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) of the United States of America.
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From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all costs related to the the air carriage of the September bipartisan delegation to Afghanistan which included Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson, Governor Andrew Cuomo (New York), Governor William E. Haslam (Tennessee), Governor Jeremiah W. Nixon (Missouri), Governor Brian E. Sandoval (Nevada), and other Department of Defense officials.

Costs include, airfare to D.C., Germany, Afghanistan and back; transportation around D.C., Germany, and Afghanistan.

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Conor Skelding

From: Webb, Darryl L CIV USAF SAF-AA (US)

Mr. Skelding,

Please find information regarding your recent request for information:

Any and all costs related to the air carriage of the September bipartisan
delegation to Afghanistan which included Under Secretary of the Army Brad
Carson, Governor Andrew Cuomo (New York), Governor William E. Haslam
(Tennessee), Governor Jeremiah W. Nixon (Missouri), Governor Brian E.
Sandoval (Nevada), and other Department of Defense officials.

Your case is now closed with SAF/AAII (FOIA).

v/r
DARRYL L. WEBB
FOIA Action Officer
1000 AF Pentagon
Washington DC 20330-1000
703-692-9978
darryl.l.webb.civ@mail.mil

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Webb, Darryl L CIV USAF SAF-AA (US)

Mr. Skelding,

This is a second attempt to provide you information per the subject FOIA
request. I will also follow up with a mailed copy of my response to you
once I return to the office.

v/r
Mr. Webb
703-692-9978

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The FOIA request copied below is being forwarded to your office for processing, per the attached communication. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you very much for your help.

From: Vaughn-Burford, Kathleen CIV USARMY HQDA DCS G-1 (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Mr. Skelding, sorry for the late response, I've been out of office for the
last two weeks. In reading your email I believe you have reached the wrong
office, according to the below email traffic it looks like you were dealing
with a Mr. Darryl Webb of the USAF FOIA office. If you're trying to get your
request to an Army Agency and are not sure which Army Agency would have the
information responsive to your request. I would suggest that you send request
to the Department of the Army, FOIA office. They'll get it to the appropriate
Agency with guidance to reply directly to you. I have provided their contact
information below for your convenience.

US Army Records Management and Declassification Agency
Room 102, Casey Building
7701 Telegraph Road
Alexandria Virginia 22315-3860
usarmy.belvoir.hqda-oaa-ahs.mbx.rmda-foia@mail.mil

Kathleen Vaughn-Burford
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1
Management Support Office
300 Army Pentagon, Room# 1D374
Washington, DC 20310-0300
Phone: 703-695-7783/DSN 225-7783

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The FOIA request copied below is being forwarded to your office for processing, per the attached communications. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you very much 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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: USARMY Ft Belvoir HQDA OAA AHS Mailbox RMDA FOIA

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Hello,

Please contact the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management) and
Comptroller. They should be able to help you, below is their contact
information.

Assistant Secretary of the Army
(Financial Management and Comptroller)
ATTN: SAFM-SACO
109 Army Pentagon, Rm 3E346
Washington, DC 20310-0109
COMM: (703) 614-3366
FAX: (703) 692-1723
EMAIL: USARMY.Pentagon.HQDA.DCS-G-8.mbx.Army-G8-SACO@mail.mil

v/r

DA FOIA

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The FOIA request copied below is being forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
________________________________

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all costs related to the the air carriage of the September bipartisan delegation to Afghanistan which included Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson, Governor Andrew Cuomo (New York), Governor William E. Haslam (Tennessee), Governor Jeremiah W. Nixon (Missouri), Governor Brian E. Sandoval (Nevada), and other Department of Defense officials.

Costs include, airfare to D.C., Germany, Afghanistan and back; transportation around D.C., Germany, and Afghanistan.

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Conor Skelding

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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 Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

This request has yet to be acknowledged by your office. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

From: Combs, Telisa R CIV USARMY HQDA (US)

From: Combs, Telisa R CIV USARMY HQDA (US)

Mr. Conor Skelding, good morning. The ASA(FM&C) FOIA/PA office has received your Fax FOIA Request from you on Tuesday, 9 August, requesting records on cost related to air carriage for the September Bipartisan delegation to Afghanistan. As I'm not sure that ASA(FM&C) is the correct office to respond to your request, I will forward your request to the Budget Congressional Liaison Office to see if this falls within their purview, if not we will try to ascertain who and forward your request to the correct office. Please note we have not had a working fax machine until Monday afternoon, so not sure if you were receiving error message for your past attempt to obtain FOIA Info from this office. We will forward your request to see if ASA(FM&C) is the correct office.

From: USARMY Pentagon HQDA DCS G-8 Mailbox Army G8 SAFM SACO

Good Morning Mr. Conor Skelding. This is a follow-up email from my 9 August
acknowledgement of your faxed request. This emails is to let you know that
the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller
has reviewed your request and they do possess handle congressional travel
for the Under Secretary of the Army nor would they have any knowledge any of
the costs for the mentioned Governors of New York, Tennessee, Missouri,
Nevada and State Officials who traveled with him in September. The ASA
(FM&C) Budget Congressional Office suggested that you send your request to
the Office of the Chief, Arm Legislative Liaison (OCLL), office to see if
they can assist you with this congressional inquiry. Thank you.

This request will be closed for ASA(FM&C). Thank you

Please submit your request to the Army's Chief Army Legislative Liaison.
I've listed the address below for you:

Chief, Army Legislative Liaison
Contact Information
Congressional Inquiry Division/Constituent Casework
1600 Army Pentagon, Room 1E423
Washington, DC 20310-1600
Phone: (703) 697-8381
DSN: 227-8381
Fax: (571) 256-3442 or (571) 256-3443
E-Mail: usarmy.pentagon.hqda-ocll.mbx.congressional-inquiries@mail.mil

Telisa R. Combs
Chief, Staff Action Control Officer
and PRMS/ISOPREP Manager
HQDA ODCS-G8/ASA(FM&C)
Executive Services Division
Ph: (703) 614-3366 Fax: (703) 692-1723
Email:telisa.r.combs.civ@mail.mil
SIPR: telisa.r.combs.civ@mail.Smil.Mil

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

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