|Submitted||Dec. 31, 2018|
|Due||Jan. 30, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
The Army Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for WILLIAM F CARLSON including form DD-214, all Enlisted Evaluation Reports (EER), all NCO evaluation reports DA FORM 2166-8 / DA Form 2166-9-2 / DA Form 2166-9-1 / DA FORM 2166-9-3 , Record of unit assignments form, dates of promotion, administrative remarks, all training courses/military education received, full military awards and citations.
WILLIAM F CARLSON served in the United States Army as a enlisted soldier between approximately 1979 to july 2003 . Born November 17, 1959, Date deceased 25 Oct 2003
news of death has been publicly reported - https://www.cia.gov/news-information/press-releases-statements/press-release-archive-2004/pr05212004.html
Mr William Carlson served during Operation Joint Endeavor, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and awarded numerous badges and decorations including Combat infantryman badge, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Medal , joint service commendation medal, army commendation medal, Good conduct medal, Overseas bars, SCUBA diver Badge, Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, NATO medal, Valorous unit award and etc. Retired as Master Sergeant. Request release of all award citations for the subject Army servicemember. Please redact any sensitive information protected in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974.
PLEASE NOTE: I represent the general public and am not next of kin of this servicemember, and thus do not know the military service number. Please process my request for this service member's OMPF and other records under the Freedom of Information Act’s relevant provisions. His distinguished military service is of public concern.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be 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.
An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 31, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.