FOIA handbook (Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General )

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
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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 the manual, handbook or other guide(s) used in processing FOIA requests received by the agency.

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.


Shawn Musgrave


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 9, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Shawn Musgrave

Please advise as to the status of this request, which has yet to be acknowledged.

Thank you.

From: Cormier, Nicholas J., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave,

This is the final response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request
dated February 9, 2014, for "A copy of the manual, handbook or other
guide(s) used in processing FOIA requests received by the agency." We
received your request on March 25, 2014, and assigned it FOIA case number

Please be aware the requested records are available via the Department of
Defense Office of Inspector General website at the following links,, (IGDINST
5400.7, "Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program," April 16, 2010).

This action closes your request in this office.

Nick Cormier
t: 703.699.5685