DoD IG : Reassess Processes for Cyber Mission Force Teams

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking #

FOIA-2015-00599

Due June 2, 2015
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

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-2015-117, U.S. Cyber Command and Military Services Need to Reassess Processes for fielding Cyber Mission Force Teams (Project No. D2014-D000RC-0179.000).

Given that this FOIA is submitted in my capacity as a journalist, I request that I be categorized as a media requester for the purpose of fees. Here is a selection of my published articles on MuckRock:

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/jan/12/how-843-lbs-seized-pot-lead-customs-and-border-pro/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/mar/03/us-marshals-service-conceal-key-details-millions-s/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/27/while-dodging-direct-question-fbi-commits-obama-st/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/27/while-dodging-direct-question-fbi-commits-obama-st/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/12/fbi-and-justice-department-cant-find-drone-privacy/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/jan/22/air-force-knows-how-many-mq-9-drones-it-wants-cant/

I have also been published in a number of other national media outlets on a wide range of topics:

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-us-spent-360-million-on-border-drones-thanks-to-this-flimsy-report

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-air-force-says-it-needs-precisely-52-new-reaper-drones-cant-explain-why

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/do-the-fbis-drones-invade-your-privacy-sorry-thats-private

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/08/big-brother-better-police-work-new-technology-automatically-runs-license-plates-everyone/1qoAoFfgp31UnXZT2CsFSK/story.html

www.betaboston.com/news/2014/03/05/a-vast-hidden-surveillance-network-runs-across-america-powered-by-the-repo-industry/

https://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/05/nypd-social-media-policy-allows-catfishing-with-the-proper-paperwork.html

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2014/12/03/the-pentagon-finally-details-its-weapons-for-cops-giveaway

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/do-the-fbis-drones-invade-your-privacy-sorry-thats-private

https://news.vice.com/article/fbi-agent-who-killed-boston-bombing-suspects-friend-was-twice-accused-of-police-brutality

As the requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, I further request a full waiver of all fees.

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: Dorgan, Mark J., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your May 4, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for a copy of report DODIG-2015-117, 'U.S. Cyber Command and Military Services Need to Reassess Processes for fielding Cyber Mission Forces Teams' (Project No. D2014-D000RC-0179.000)." We received your request on May 6, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00599. We currently have an administrative workload of 750 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,

Mark Dorgan
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-604-9873

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 May 4, 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-2015-00599.

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 May 4, 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-2015-00599.

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 May 4, 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-2015-00599.

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 May 4, 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-2015-00599.

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

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

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