Dogg records (DISA WHCA)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Defense Information Systems Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All records created or maintained by the White House Communications Agency or the DISA Public Affairs office containing the term "dogg". When searching, please include (without limiting in any way) the following record locations:
1) Any central correspondence filing system.
2) All talking points documents used for answering media questions.
3) All communication with the President or other White House staff.
Please limit the search to records created on or after January 20, 2009.

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, 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.


Jason Smathers

From: Berger, Robin M CIV DISA DD (US)

To whom it may concern, We have received your request below. Your request is too vague to do an adequate search. Is "dogg" a person, place or thing? Please provide more information


From: Defense Information Systems Agency

The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.

From: Defense Information Systems Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 25, 2014. 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.

Thank you for your help.

From: Berger, Robin M CIV DISA DD (US)

Letter was sent to you on September 11, 2014 closing request because request was too broad to do an adequate search.

Please let me know if I can assist further.

Robin M. Berger
Defense Information Systems Agency
Freedom of Information Manager