FOIA Arturo G Farias OMPF

charles filed this request with the Navy Personnel Command of the United States of America .
Tracking #

DON-NAVY-2019-002158

Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

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From: charles


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

the Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS 1610/2 - NAVPERS 1610/1, NAVPERS 1611, cumulative record of training NAVPERS Form 5300/16, history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, training history NAVPERS 601-4, award citations and Background Summary NAVPERS Form 1640/32 for ARTURO G FARIAS.

Mr Arturo Farias claims service in the United States Navy enlisted servicemember, rank E-9 Master chief petty officer retired , service dates approximately 1970 to 1999 (birth date / service unknown).
Has been awarded numerous decorations including meritorious service medal, combat action ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps commendation medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and other personal and foreign decorations. Previously worked for US Department of State.

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.

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,

charles

From: Navy Personnel Command

Request received.

Best,

David P. German
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Office of Legal Counsel (BUPERS-00J6)
FOIA Officer & Initial Denial Authority (IDA)
Comm: (901) 874-3165, DSN: 882-3165
david.german@navy.mil

For Official Use Only - Privacy Sensitive. Any misuse or unauthorized disclosure may result in both civil and criminal penalties.

From: Navy Personnel Command

Sir,
I am uncertain as to when you will receive a substantive response to your below request, my hope would be within the next 60 business days. However, we are currently backlogged with complex requests. SEAL personnel records are complex as they require a significant amount of review time.

V/R, Dave

David P. German
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Office of Legal Counsel (BUPERS-00J6)
FOIA Officer & Initial Denial Authority (IDA)
Comm: (901) 874-3165, DSN: 882-3165
david.german@navy.mil

For Official Use Only - Privacy Sensitive. Any misuse or unauthorized disclosure may result in both civil and criminal penalties.

From: Navy Personnel Command

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DON-NAVY-2019-002158&type=request)
* Tracking Number: DON-NAVY-2019-002158
* Requester Name: Charles None Given
* Date Submitted: 11/14/2018
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: OMPF information pertaining to Arturo Farias.

From: Navy Personnel Command

Sir,

I received a fax from you seeking the status of your FOIA request pertaining to Arturo Farias. This request is pending with no known response date established.

V/R, Dave

David P. German
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Office of Legal Counsel (BUPERS-00J6)
FOIA Officer & Initial Denial Authority (IDA)
Comm: (901) 874-3165, DSN: 882-3165
david.german@navy.mil

For Official Use Only - Privacy Sensitive. Any misuse or unauthorized disclosure may result in both civil and criminal penalties.

From: Navy Personnel Command

Your request has been assigned to Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command for action and direct reply to you.  They may be reached at NSW-FOIA@SOCOM.MIL if needed. (mailto:NSW-FOIA@SOCOM.MIL)

From: Navy Personnel Command

Dear Mr. Charles -

This e-mail acknowledges receipt of your request to close subject FOIA case. As such, we will administratively close your FOIA request, as indicated in your e-mail sent to our office on April 8, 2019.

Thank you.

FOIA/Privacy Act Office
Program Manager/Coordinator: Eric S. Erdmann
FOIA/PA Analyst: Felicity McLean
NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE COMMAND
2000 Trident Way, San Diego, CA 92155-5599
NSW-FOIA@socom.mil
(619) 537-1133

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY- CONTENT MAY BE PRIVACY ACT PROTECTED- Any misuse or unauthorized disclosure may result in both civil and criminal penalties.

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