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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Numerous members of the US military intelligence community serving in Viet Nam at the time of the June 8, 1967 Israeli attack on the USS Liberty have publicly stated that they read intercepts from multiple American intelligence agencies containing translations of conversations among and between the attacking Israeli aircraft, motor torpedo boats and their headquarters in virtually real time. I am asking for a copy of those intercepts.
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.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 12, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
08/12/2016 04:45 PM
FOIA Request: DON-NAVY-2016-008248
Dear Mr. Meadors
This responds to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of July
12, 2016, for intercept communications from multiple American intelligence
agencies containing translations of conversations among and between the
attacking Israeli aircraft, motor torpedo boars and their headquarters in
virtually real time pertaining to the 1967 Israeli attach on the USS
Liberty. Your request was assigned the above referenced FOIA number.
On September 29, 2015, in response to your FOIA request assigned FOIA
number DON-2015-009711 ONI informed you via ONI letter (Ser ONI-22/0185)
that ONI has no records pertaining to the attack on the U.S. Liberty. This
office consulted with the Command Archivist who confirmed ONI holds no
records in-house, stored or archived at the Federal Records Center (FRC) on
this subject. Any information ONI may have had on the subject would have
been transferred to the National Archives and Records Center (NARA). In
accordance with the Secretary of the Navy Manual 5210-1 (SECNAV M-5210.1)
intelligence records deemed to be of historical value are transferred to
NARA at ten or 25 years. If you have not already done so you may wish to
search NARA's collection on line at www.nara.gov. Also, the Naval Criminal
Investigative Service (NCIS) or the Office of the Judge Advocate General
(OJAG) may have information regarding this incident. You can submit a FOIA
on-line to NCIS at www.ncis.navy.mil or to OJAG at www.jag.navy.mil.
I am the ONI FOIA Manager and the point of contact for your request.
I can be reached at (301) 669-2048 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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