Emails to and from Motion Picture and Television Liaison

Muira McCammon filed this request with the U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office of the United States of America.
Tracking #

DON-USMC-2019-004498

Status
Rejected

Communications

From: Muira McCammon

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain that last 200 pages of emails sent to, from, or copied to the two following email accounts:
(1) usmc.emlo@gmail.com
(2) entertainment@usmc.mil

I am a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where I research the ongoing relationship between Hollywood and the U.S. Armed Forces. I have presented and written on military communication at a number of places, including Harvard Law School, Trinity College, the International Communication Assocation, and elsewhere. I have written on the Department of Defense extensively, including for Slate. As an academic, I am requesting a fee waiver. My full academic credentials and profile are available here for your review: https://www.asc.upenn.edu/people/students/muira-mccammon

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 there are fees, 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,
Muira McCammon

From: Muckrock Staff

Hi there,

Could you please acknowledge receipt of this FOIA request or direct us to the most appropriate office for processing?

Thanks so much.
______________________

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain that last 200 pages of emails sent to, from, or copied to the two following email accounts:
(1) usmc.emlo@gmail.com
(2) entertainment@usmc.mil

I am a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where I research the ongoing relationship between Hollywood and the U.S. Armed Forces. I have presented and written on military communication at a number of places, including Harvard Law School, Trinity College, the International Communication Assocation, and elsewhere. I have written on the Department of Defense extensively, including for Slate. As an academic, I am requesting a fee waiver. My full academic credentials and profile are available here for your review: https://www.asc.upenn.edu/people/students/muira-mccammon

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 there are fees, 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,
Muira McCammon

From: U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office

Please see the official website for an official request.

Https://www.hqmc.marines.mil/agencies/USMC-FOIA/how-to-make-a-request/

Respectfully,

From: U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office

This message is to confirm your request application:
* Tracking Number: DON-USMC-2019-004498
* Requester Name: Muira McCammon
* Date Submitted: 03/06/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain that last 200 pages of emails sent to, from, or copied to the two following email accounts:
(1) usmc.emlo@gmail.com
(2) entertainment@usmc.mil

I am a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where I research the ongoing relationship between Hollywood and the U.S. Armed Forces. I have presented and written on military communication at a number of places, including Harvard Law School, Trinity College, the International Communication Assocation, and elsewhere. I have written on the Department of Defense extensively, including for Slate. As an academic, I am requesting a fee waiver. My full academic credentials and profile are available here for your review: https://www.asc.upenn.edu/people/students/muira-mccammon

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 there are fees, 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,
Muira McCammon

From: U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office

Ms. McCammon --This acknowledges the receipt of your request for emails generated by the Marine Corps Entertainment Media Liaison Office (EMLO). Before we can begin processing your request we need to inform you that we do not pull emails by "pages". In order for us to conduct a reasonable search you will need to provide us with either a date range or subject matter (keywords). Thank you for your attention to this matter. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at the number listed below.

Sincerely,

HQMC FOIA TEAM

Commandant of the Marine Corps (ARSF)
Headquarters US Marine Corps
3000 Marine Corps Pentagon Rm 2B289
Washington DC 20350-3000

FOIA/PA Phone: (703) 614-4008 DSN: 224
Fax: (703) 614-6287
FOIA Email: hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - PRIVACY SENSITIVE: ANY MISUSE OR UNAUTHORIZED
DISCLOSURE MAY RESULT IN CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is
for the sole use of the intended recipient (s) and may contain confidential
and/or privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or
distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please
contact the sender by e-mail and destroy any copies of the original message.

We value your comments please take time complete the Management Comment Card
via the ICE Tool
http://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=card&service_provider_id=130985&site_id=341
&dep=DoD

From: U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office

Ms. McCammon --This is a second request for information regarding your FOIA request. In order for us to conduct a reasonable search you will need to provide us with either a date range or subject matter (keywords).
We will hold your request in abeyance until Monday, March 18, 2019. If we do not hear from you by then, we will administratively close this request.
Thank you for your attention to this matter. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at the number listed below.

Sincerely,

HQMC FOIA TEAM

Commandant of the Marine Corps (ARSF)
Headquarters US Marine Corps
3000 Marine Corps Pentagon Rm 2B289
Washington DC 20350-3000

FOIA/PA Phone: (703) 614-4008 DSN: 224
Direct Line: (703) 571-1786
Fax: (703) 614-6287
FOIA Email: hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - PRIVACY SENSITIVE: ANY MISUSE OR UNAUTHORIZED
DISCLOSURE MAY RESULT IN CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is
for the sole use of the intended recipient (s) and may contain confidential
and/or privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or
distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please
contact the sender by e-mail and destroy any copies of the original message.

We value your comments please take time complete the Management Comment Card
via the ICE Tool
http://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=card&service_provider_id=130985&site_id=341
&dep=DoD

From: U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DON-USMC-2019-004498 has been denied.
* Fee Waiver Original Justification: I am a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where I research the ongoing relationship between Hollywood and the U.S. Armed Forces. I have presented and written on military communication at a number of places, including Harvard Law School, Trinity College, the International Communication Assocation, and elsewhere. I have written on the Department of Defense extensively, including for Slate. As an academic, I am requesting a fee waiver. My full academic credentials and profile are available here for your review: https://www.asc.upenn.edu/people/students/muira-mccammon

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 there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason: No response from requester. File closed, no action.

From: U.S. Marine Corps -- Motion Picture & TV Liaison Office

Ms. McCammon - On March 8, 2019 and on March 12, 2019, our office emailed
you to let you know that we needed more information in order to process your
request (emails attached). In receiving no response from you, on March 18,
2019, this request was administratively closed.

Sincerely,

HQMC FOIA TEAM

Commandant of the Marine Corps (ARSF)
Headquarters US Marine Corps
3000 Marine Corps Pentagon Rm 2B289
Washington DC 20350-3000

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - PRIVACY SENSITIVE: ANY MISUSE OR UNAUTHORIZED
DISCLOSURE MAY RESULT IN CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is
for the sole use of the intended recipient (s) and may contain confidential
and/or privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or
distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please
contact the sender by e-mail and destroy any copies of the original message.

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