DoD IG : U.S. Air Force May Be Paying Too Much for F117 Engine Sustainment

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking # FOIA-2015-00240
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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-2015-058, "U.S. Air Force May Be Paying Too Much for F117 Engine Sustainment" (Project No. D2014-D000AG-0133.000).

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. 2, 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: Dorgan, Mark J., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your January 2, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the report titled "Air Force May be Paying Too Much For F117 Engine Sustainment (DODIG-2015-058)." We received your request on January 5, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00240. We currently have an administrative workload of 690 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 Jan. 2, 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-2015-00240.

Thank you for your help.

From: Dorgan, Mark J., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave,

We are still processing your request. This office is waiting to hear back from another agency regarding their equities in the document. Once we hear back we will review and send out your response. I estimate a response date of April 30.

Mark

Mark Dorgan
FOIA/Privacy/Civil Liberties Office, Suite 17F18
Office of Inspector General
Department of Defense
p. 703-604-9873

From: Dorgan, Mark J., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave,

This email is regarding your recent FOIA request seeking audit report, DODIG-2015-058, 'U.S. Air Force May Be Paying Too Much for F117 Engine Sustainment.' I was just notified that the report will be proactively released today, or in the near future, on our audit reports website: http://www.dodig.mil/pubs/index.cfm?office=Audit.

With proactive FOIA releases, the record is released; however, any information that is classified or marked as "For Official Use Only" is redacted. I ask that once the report is posted, you review the report, and if you are still interested in the information that is redacted, contact me and let me know that you would still like your FOIA request answered. I can be reached at mark.dorgan@dodig.mil, or at the phone number listed below. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Mark Dorgan
FOIA/Privacy/Civil Liberties Office, Suite 17F18
Office of Inspector General
Department of Defense
p. 703-604-9873

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello,

Any update as to when this report will be proactively released? I've just checked the website and see only the "Project Announcement Memo."

Please advise.

Thank you,
Shawn Musgrave
MuckRock

From: Dorgan, Mark J., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave,

The report is proactively released on the web link provided below. It is at the bottom of the webpage where the .pdf link is located. Let me know if you have issues opening the report. If this suffices for your information request, please let me know and I will close this one out.

http://www.dodig.mil/pubs/report_summary.cfm?id=6118

Mark

Mark Dorgan
FOIA/Privacy/Civil Liberties Office, Suite 17F18
Office of Inspector General
Department of Defense
p. 703-604-9873

From: Shawn Musgrave

Mark -

You can go ahead and close this one out.

Thanks,
Shawn Musgrave
MuckRock

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