DWB Investigation – CENTCOM

Brendan O'Connor filed this request with the United States Central Command - CENTCOM of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2016-01670
Status
Completed

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From: Brendan O'Connor

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The full text of the investigation, ordered by General John Campbell, into the airstrike carried out in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2015, by a Special Operations AC-130 gunship, in which a Doctors Without Borders ("Medecins Sans Frontieres") hospital was mistakenly targeted, and which resulted in the removal from duty of a number of soldiers and airmen.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

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,

Brendan O'Connor

From: CENTCOM Macdill AFB CENTCOM HQ Mailbox Freedom of Information Act

Mr. O'Connor,

Please find attached USCENTCOM's formal closure response for FOIA case 16-0071.

Respectfully,

FOIA Team

FOIA Requester Service Center
USCENTCOM/J6-RDF
(813) 529-6285

From: United States Central Command - CENTCOM

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Brendan O'Connor

Good evening. The Associated Press is reporting today that this investigation is expected to be made public, in partially redacted form, in the near future.

As such, I would like to take this opportunity to re-file my request for the full text of the investigation, ordered by General John Campbell, into the airstrike carried out in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2015, by a Special Operations AC-130 gunship, in which a Doctors Without Borders ("Medecins Sans Frontieres") hospital was mistakenly targeted, and which resulted in the removal from duty of a number of soldiers and airmen.

From: CENTCOM Macdill AFB CENTCOM HQ Mailbox Freedom of Information Act

Mr. O'Connor,

Please find attached USCENTCOM's notice that your FOIA request 16-0071 has been reopened.

Respectfully,

FOIA Team

FOIA Requester Service Center
USCENTCOM/J6-RDF
(813) 529-6285

From: CENTCOM Macdill AFB CENTCOM HQ Mailbox Freedom of Information Act

Mr. O'Connor,

Attached is USCENTCOM's formal response for your request, which is assigned USCENTCOM's FOIA case #16-0071. Documents responsive to your request for the Kunduz Investigation report and related materials are available for download from USCENTCOM's FOIA Library. You can access the investigation and related materials via the link provided below.

Link to Airstrike on the MSF Trauma Center in Kunduz, Afghanistan on October 3, 2015, Investigation Report Documents: https://www6.centcom.mil/foia_rr/FOIA_RR.asp?Path=/5%20USC%20552%28a%29%282%29%28D%29Records&Folder=1.%20Airstrike%20on%20the%20MSF%20Trauma%20Center%20in%20Kunduz%20Afghanistan%20-%203%20Oct%202015

Respectfully,

FOIA Team

FOIA Requester Service Center
USCENTCOM/J6-RDF
(813) 529-6285

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