David Javier Salazar-Quintero

Matthew Gault filed this request with the National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records of the United States of America.
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From: Matthew Gault

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am requesting the Official Military Personnel File and Official Personnel File of former military service member David Javier Salazar-Quintero.

Branch: USMC

Lance Cpl.

Rifleman with the1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division headquartered at Camp Pendleton, California.

Arrested in 2019 for human smuggling. I think he was sentenced to 18 months in the brig. Dishonorably discharged.

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/03/18/first-two-marines-arrested-camp-pendleton-human-smuggling-ring-get-prison-time.html

I know that service members’ records are, to an extent, protected by privacy laws but I am seeking an exception on the grounds that the service member was convicted of human trafficking.

I believe it’s in the public interest to disclose the available facts about Salazar-Quintero's service record.

Information I am seeking from the OMF and OMPF includes, but is not limited to full name, past and present positions, past and present titles, past and present grades, past and present job locations, dates of service, final duty status, final rank, assignments and geographical locations, source of commission, military education level, promotion sequence number, awards and decorations, transcripts of courts-martial trails, place of entrance and separation.

I am a member of the media working on a story for VICE. I have a proven track record of using FOIA information to break stories.

As such, I am requesting a media waiver on all fees.

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,

Matthew Gault

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Thank you for contacting the National Personnel Records Center. Military personnel records are sent to the National Personnel Records Center from the military service departments after the individual is discharged, retired, or deceased. To date, the requested records have not been received by this center. We have, therefore, referred your inquiry to the appropriate military service department at the following address:

Headquarters, US Marine Corps
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT BRANCH (MMSB-20), 2008 ELLIOT ROAD, ROOM 131
QUANTICO, VA 22134-5030

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VETERAN INFORMATION:
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LAST NAME: SALAZAR QHINTERO
FIRST NAME: DAVID
MIDDLE NAME: JAVIER
BRANCH OF SERVICE: Marine Corps

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