IG report on navy mismanagement of infrared search and track program

Todd Feathers filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking # FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508
Status
Completed

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From: Todd Feathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Inspector General report DODIG-2014-075 "Navy Officials Inappropriately Managed the Infrared Search and Track Program."

I also request that all fees be waived as I am a reporter -- employed by MuckRock and the Boston Globe -- and intend to use any pertinent information I receive as a result of this request to educate the public.

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.

Sincerely,

Todd Feathers

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Feathers,

This is an interim response to your Freedom of Information Act request dated
May 18, 2014, seeking "DoDIG-2014-075, "Navy Officials Inappropriately
Managed the Infrared Search and Track Program." We received your request on
May 21, 2014, and assigned it FOIA case number FOIA-2014-00508. We
currently have an administrative workload of 590 open cases.

We will be unable to respond to your request within the FOIA's 20 day
statutory time period as there are unusual circumstances which impact on our
ability to quickly process your request; in this case, the need for
consultation with one or more other agencies or Department of Defense
components having a substantial interest in either the determination or the
subject matter of the records.

If you have any questions about your request, please feel free to contact
me.

Sincerely,

Jason Darelius
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of the Inspector General
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Good Morning Mr. Feathers,

The report is currently being reviewed by outside agencies. We do not have
control over how long it takes these agencies to review the report. The
process could potentially take up to six months or more to complete. Please
call or email if you have any further questions.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Good Morning Mr. Feathers,

The report is currently being reviewed by outside agencies. We do not have
control over how long it takes these agencies to review the report. The
process could potentially take up to six months or more to complete. Please
call or email if you have any further questions.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Good Morning Mr. Feathers,

This is in reference to your follow up concerning your May 18, 2014 FOIA
request asking report DODIG-2014-075 "Navy Officials Inappropriately Managed
the Infrared Search and Track Program."

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. As
we can not control how long they take to review documents, it may take
considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, you can reach me at
this email address or by phone at 703-601-5917.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Feathers,

This is an interim response to your August 20, 2014, Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA) request seeking "DoDIG-2014-085, "Evaluation of the Dissemination
of DoD Intelligence Information to the Library of National Intelligence by
the NSA"." We received your request on August 21, 2014, and assigned it
case number FOIA-2014-00708. We currently have an administrative workload
of 605 open cases.

We are unable to respond to your request within the FOIA's 20 day statutory
time period due to the need to consult with other Department of Defense
components and/or federal agencies having a substantial interest in either
the determination or the subject matter of the records.

If you have any questions about your request, please feel free to contact
me.

Sincerely,

Jason Darelius
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Feathers,

This is in reference to your November 20, 2014 follow up concerning your May
18, 2014 FOIA request seeking DoD OIG report DODIG-2014-075 "Navy Officials
Inappropriately Managed the Infrared Search and Track Program."

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. As
we can not control how long they take to review documents, it may take
considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, you can reach me at
this email address or by phone at 703-601-5917.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Feathers,

This is in reference to your January 6, 2015 follow up concerning your May 18,
2014 FOIA request seeking DoD OIG report DODIG-2014-075 "Navy Officials
Inappropriately Managed the Infrared Search and Track Program."

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. As
we can not control how long they take to review documents, it may take
considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, you can reach me at
this email address or by phone at 703-601-5917.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Feathers,

This is in reference to your January 6, 2015 follow up concerning your May 18,
2014 FOIA request seeking DoD OIG report DODIG-2014-075 "Navy Officials
Inappropriately Managed the Infrared Search and Track Program."

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. As
we can not control how long they take to review documents, it may take
considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, you can reach me at
this email address or by phone at 703-601-5917.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: Darelius, Jason, OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Feathers,

This is in reference to your January 6, 2015 follow up concerning your May 18,
2014 FOIA request seeking DoD OIG report DODIG-2014-075 "Navy Officials
Inappropriately Managed the Infrared Search and Track Program."

This report is currently being reviewed by agencies outside of the DoDIG. As
we can not control how long they take to review documents, it may take
considerable time for the agencies to return their reviews to this office.

If you have any further questions concerning your case, you can reach me at
this email address or by phone at 703-601-5917.

-Jason

Jason Darelius
DoDIG/FOIA
703-601-5917

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2014-00708 ; FOIA-2014-00508.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Todd Feathers

Hello,

Are you folks still working on this? It's been over a year since I submitted the request.

Todd

From: foiarequests

Dear Mr. Feathers:

Attached please find our Final Response to your May 18, 2014, FOIA request.

If you have any questions related to this matter, please contact the DoD OIG FOIA Requester Service Center at (703) 604-9775 or at foiarequests@dodig.mil.

Sincerely,

FOIA Requester Service Center
Office of Inspector General
Department of Defense

P. 703-604-9775
F. 571-372-7498
E. foiarequests@dodig.mil

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