DoD IG : Evaluation of DoD Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking # FOIA-2015-00517
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of report DODIG-2015-097, "Evaluation of DoD Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems"

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Redmond, Cynthia R., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your March 31, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for "a copy of report DODIG-2015-097." We received your request on April 1, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00517. We currently have an administrative workload of (745) open cases.

If you have any questions about your request, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Cynthia Redmond
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-699-7520

This e-mail is from the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, and may contain information that is "Law Enforcement Sensitive" {LES} or "For Official Use Only" {FOUO} or otherwise subject to the Privacy Act and/or legal and or other privileges that restrict release without appropriate legal authority.

From: Redmond, Cynthia R., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your March 31, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for "a copy of report DODIG-2015-097." We received your request on April 1, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00517. We currently have an administrative workload of (745) open cases.

We are unable to respond to your request within the FOIA's 20 day statutory time period due to the need to consult with other Department of Defense components and/or federal agencies having a substantial interest in either the determination or the subject matter of the records.

If you have any questions about your request, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Cynthia Redmond
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-699-7520

This e-mail is from the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, and may contain information that is "Law Enforcement Sensitive" {LES} or "For Official Use Only" {FOUO} or otherwise subject to the Privacy Act and/or legal and or other privileges that restrict release without appropriate legal authority.

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 March 31, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-00517.

Thank you for your help.

From: Redmond, Cynthia R., OIG DoD

Good Morning Mr. Musgrave,

This is in reference to your follow up email concerning your December 12, 2014, FOIA request asking for report DODIG-2015-097, "Evaluation of DoD Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems"

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. We are not able to control or estimate how long it takes each agency to review the documents, it may take considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, please feel free to contact me.

V/R CRR

Cindy Redmond
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
Freedom of Information Act
PH (703) 699-7520
Email: cynthia.redmond@dodig.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 March 31, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-00517.

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 March 31, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-00517.

Thank you for your help.

From: Redmond, Cynthia R., OIG DoD

Good Afternoon Mr. Musgrave,

This is in reference to your follow up email (dated 6 Jul 2015) concerning your December 12, 2014, FOIA request asking for report DODIG-2015-097, "Evaluation of DoD Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems"

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. We are not able to control or estimate how long it takes each agency to review the documents, it may take considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, please feel free to contact me.

Cindy Redmond
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
Freedom of Information Act
Email: cynthia.redmond@dodig.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 March 31, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-00517.

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 March 31, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-00517.

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

From: Kirkland, Larry B., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave/Mr. Peck,
Your requests is in our queue for processing, at this time I cannot give you a solid date for completion. You can contact us at 703 604 9775, if you have any questions.

R,

Larry B. Kirkland
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of the Inspector General
Freedom of Information Act
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1500
Phone: 703-604-9775

This e-mail is from the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, and may contain information that is "Law Enforcement Sensitive" {LES} or "For Official Use Only" {FOUO} or otherwise subject to the Privacy Act and/or legal and or other privileges that restrict release without appropriate legal authority.

From: Kirkland, Larry B., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave,
Your request is in our queue for processing, at this time I cannot give you a solid date for completion. You can contact us at 703 604 9775, if you have any questions.

R,

Larry B. Kirkland
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of the Inspector General
Freedom of Information Act
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1500
Phone: 703-604-9775

This e-mail is from the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, and may contain information that is "Law Enforcement Sensitive" {LES} or "For Official Use Only" {FOUO} or otherwise subject to the Privacy Act and/or legal and or other privileges that restrict release without appropriate legal authority.

From: foiarequests

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

We are currently still processing your FOIA Request Number FOIA-2015-00517. Please feel free to contact this office back at any time to follow-up on the status of your request.

From: foiarequests

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

We are currently still processing your FOIA Request Number FOIA-2015-00517. Please feel free to contact this office at any time for a follow-up on the status of your FOIA Request.

Sincerely,

Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
FOIA Office
703-604-9775

From: foiarequests

Dear Mr. Musgrave:

This is in response to your March 31, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for a copy of DODIG-2015-097, Evaluation of DoD Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Support to Civil Authorities. We received your request on March 30, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00517.

R,

Larry B. Kirkland
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of the Inspector General
Freedom of Information Act
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1500
Phone: 703-604-9877

This e-mail is from the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, and may contain information that is "Law Enforcement Sensitive" {LES} or "For Official Use Only" {FOUO} or otherwise subject to the Privacy Act and/or legal and or other privileges that restrict release without appropriate legal authority.

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello -

Thank you for sending this. Please confirm that the attached response letter was drafted in March 2016, rather than March 2015 as the stamp indicates.

Best,
Shawn

From: Kirkland, Larry B., OIG DoD

Mr. Shawn,
The date on the letter should read March 4, 2016, not March 4, 2015.
Thanks
Larry

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