FOIA Navy record Richard hansen

Eric Bradley filed this request with the Navy Personnel Command of the United States of America.
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DON-NAVY-2019-002395, 2019-S-N-018

DON-NAVY-2019-002395

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From: Eric Bradley


To Whom It May Concern:

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

The Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for Richard Donavan Hansen including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS Form 1610/2, NAVPERS form 1610/1, Enlisted performance evaluation reports NAVPERS Form 1616-1, the Background Summary (NAVPERS Form 1640/32), Cumulative Record of Training (NAVPERS Form 5300/16), history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, Navy Training History NAVPERS form 601-4, military awards and full award citations, all military education/training courses, military service number.

Mr Richard D Hansen is a decorated combat veteran with decorations including the meritorious service medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint commendation medal, navy achievement medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and other unit decorations. approximate service dates 1977 to 1999 active duty. This request is submitted to corroborate claims of military service.
NPRC search unable to locate the OMPF file, advised to contact Navy Personnel Command for servicemember discharged after Dec 1994. Specifically request copy of history of assignments NAVPERS form 1070/605, copy of joint service commendation medal citations, achievement medal citations, meritorious commendation medal citation and joint meritorious unit award citation with redactions as determined.

PLEASE NOTE: I am not related to the service member, I am general public and thus do not know the military service number. Mr Hansen worked as senior manager and director with Applied Marine Technologies Incorporated. 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 and is made in the process of news gathering.

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,

Eric Bradley

From: Navy Personnel Command

Mr. Bradley,

You request below has been received and is currently in a processing status. This request will be in a complex category as it relates to personnel record information pertaining to a Navy SEAL. Processing time is undetermined at this time.

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

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-2019-002395&type=request)
* Tracking Number: DON-NAVY-2019-002395
* Requester Name: Eric Bradley
* Date Submitted: 12/28/2018
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: OMPF information pertaining to Richard D. Hansen.

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)

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This will acknowledge receipt, and advise that your FOIA request has been transferred to Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) to process. Accordingly, your old tracking number DON-NAVY-2019-002395 has been closed and reopened and assigned NSW tracking No. 2019-S-N-018.

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From: Navy Personnel Command

Attached is Naval Special Warfare Command's (NAVSPECWARCOM) response to your Freedom of Information Act request. NAVSPECWARCOM No. 2019-S-N-018.

Eric S. Erdmann
FOIA/PA Program Manager, Coordinator
Naval Special Warfare Command
2000 Trident Way
San Diego, CA 92155-5599
619-537-1133
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From: Eric Bradley

Greetings,

Please close DON-NAVY-2019-002395. Requested information received. no further action necessary from Navy Personnel Command .

Richard Donavan HANSEN. Completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training Class 98, August 1978 at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. Qualified Navy Enlisted Classification NEC 5321 Underwater Demolition Team Swimmer, NEC 5326 Combatant Swimmer (SEAL). Service with Underwater Demolition Team TWENTY ONE, Naval Security Coordination Team, NSWDG, SEAL TEAM FOUR. CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER.

From: Eric Bradley

Richard D. Hansen
Completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training BUD/S class 98, Aug 1978, NAB Coronado. Qualified Navy Enlisted Classification NEC 5321 Underwater Demolition Team Swimmer, NEC 5326 Combatant Swimmer Navy SEAL. Received orders to UNDERWATER DEMOLITION TEAM TWENTY ONE UDT-21, NAB Little Creek, 1978 to 1980. RECDUT SEAL TEAM SIX PLANKOWNER, October 1980. Operation URGENT FURY October 1983, Grenada. RECDUT NAVAL SECURITY COORDINATION TEAM 1984. RECDUT Received for Duty SEAL TEAM FOUR. Operation Earnest Will. Operation JUST CAUSE, Panama Dec 1989. Commissioned warrant officer. 715X - Special Warfare Technician CWO Retired CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER.
Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Sea Service Ribbon, Navy Expert Rifleman Medal, Navy Expert Pistol Shot Medal, Special Warfare Insignia, Naval Parachutist Badge.
SEAL CWO's serve as an officer technical specialist in the maintenance of equipment and the administration of ordnance, engineering, swimming, and diving divisions, and overall sea, air, and land (SEAL) operations. Plans and conducts naval special warfare in and from a riverine, lacustrine or maritime environment. Performs duties in consonance with the missions of all Naval Special Warfare commands as specified in appropriate Naval War Publications. Performs airborne, diving and demolition operations.

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