Deleted Tweets on @USCG

Muira McCammon filed this request with the Coast Guard of the United States of America.
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From: Muira McCammon

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like copies of all tweets deleted by the U.S. Coast Guard's Twitter feed (@USCG) from June 2008 to the present. This would include any tweets sent out on Twitter that were deleted or kept in draft form from the Twitter accounts @USCG. This request also would include copies of any e-mails or correspondence regarding the drafting and deletion of these tweets.

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.

I am a journalist whose works have appeared in Slate, VICE, the Massachusetts Review, Kill Screen, and elsewhere. This FOIA request is part of research for an ongoing piece of journalistic work, and as such, I am requesting a fee waiver. I have submitted versions of this FOIA request to other agencies, including the Office of Government Ethics, and in the process, I have been granted this fee waiver without question.

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.


Muira McCammon


Mr. McCammon,
This acknowledges receipt of your October 05, 2017, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Your request was received on October 12, 2017 and has been assigned FOIA[PA] number 2018-CGFO-00078.
We have queried the appropriate component of the USCG for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
You may check the status of your request by entering FOIA[PA] request number 2018-CGFO-00078 into the following site: Request status is updated and refreshed on a nightly basis electronically.
You may contact this office via telephone at 202-475-3522 or via email at if you have any further questions. (
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From: Coast Guard

An email has been sent to the office handling your case requesting a status update, upon response we will inform you of its status.

From: Coast Guard

Good Afternoon,

For information regarding the status of request 2018-CGFO-00078 please contact<>.

From: Coast Guard

Good morning,

I have sent an email to the office handling this case requesting a status update and am awaiting response. As soon as that information is relayed to me I will send an email, but feel free to contact me in the meanwhile should you have any further questions.

From: Muira McCammon

Thank you!

From: Coast Guard

Good morning, I am still in the process of attempting to get an update from the office handling your request. You may also contact Deborah Claiborne at (202) 372-4640 or<> for a status update for this request.

From: Coast Guard

To whom it may concern,
Please see the attached response to FOIA request 2018-CGFO-00078

For additional questions, you may contact the Coast Guard FOIA office at 202-475-3522 or via email at (

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