DoD IG : Substantiated Reprisal for a Protected Disclosure, NCIS (Nov 2013)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking # FOIA-2015-00306
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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 the report described in the DoD IG Monthly Update November 2013:

Substantiated Reprisal for a Protected Disclosure. This reprisal investigation substantiated an allegation that a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) appropriated fund employee threatened to administer a Letter of Caution to another NCIS appropriated fund employee in reprisal for that employee’s protected disclosures to agency officials. This report is For Official Use Only.

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,

Shawn Musgrave

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 Jan. 14, 2015. 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 Jan. 14, 2015. 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 Jan. 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello -

This request has not been acknowledged since its submission in January. Please confirm receipt.

Thank you,
Shawn Musgrave
Investigative reporter, MuckRock

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello -

Please advise as to the status of this request. I will submit an appeal for constructive denial if I do not receive a response.

Respectfully,
Shawn Musgrave
Investigative reporter, MuckRock

From: Byrd, Pauline M., OIG DoD

Good Afternoon Mr. Musgrave,

This request is FOIA case number: FOIA-2015-00306. Currently your request is
being processed in our office. The Action Officer for this request is Sandy Hill, she
can be reached by email at Sandra.Hill@dodig.mil.

VR
Pauline Byrd

May 28, 2015
Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General Department of Defense Office of Inspector General DoD IG FOIA Requester Service Center
ATTN: FOIA/PA Chief, Suite 17F18
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1500

This is a follow up to a previous request:

Hello -

Please advise as to the status of this request. I will submit an appeal for constructive denial if I do not receive a response.

Respectfully,
Shawn Musgrave
Investigative reporter, MuckRock
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On May 15, 2015:
Hello -

This request has not been acknowledged since its submission in January. Please confirm receipt.

Thank you,
Shawn Musgrave
Investigative reporter, MuckRock

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On May 4, 2015:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

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On April 2, 2015:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

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On Feb. 13, 2015:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

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On Jan. 14, 2015:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the report described in the DoD IG Monthly Update November 2013:

Substantiated Reprisal for a Protected Disclosure. This reprisal investigation substantiated an allegation that a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) appropriated fund employee threatened to administer a Letter of Caution to another NCIS appropriated fund employee in reprisal for that employee’s protected disclosures to agency officials. This report is For Official Use Only.

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,

Shawn Musgrave

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From: Hill, Sandra L., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your January 14, 2015, Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA) request for "Reprisal Investigation substantiated an allegation
that a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) appropriated fund
employee threatened to administer a Letter of Caution to another NCIS
appropriated fund employee in reprisal." We received your request on
January 16, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00306. We currently
have an administrative workload of 760 open cases.

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

Sincerely,

Sandra Hill
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-604-9778

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 Jan. 14, 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-2015-00306.

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 Jan. 14, 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-2015-00306.

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 Jan. 14, 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-2015-00306.

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

From: foiarequests

Dear Mr. Musgrave:

Attached please find our Final Response to your January 14, 2015, FOIA Request.

If you have any questions related to this matter, please contact the DoD OIG FOIA Requester Service Center at 703-604-9775 or at foiarequests@dodig.mil.

Sincerely

FOIA Requester Service Center
Office of Inspector General
Department of Defense

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