Iraq IED/EFP Attack: July 16, 2005 (Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense)

David Scantling filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America.
Tracking # 17-F-0427
Due Feb. 8, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: David Scantling

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents, reports, files, and messages related to the July 16, 2005, Improvised Explosive Device (IED)/Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP) attack against US Forces in Iraq (operating in the CENTCOM area of responsibility) that occurred at Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) geocoordinate 38RQA016233.

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,

David Scantling

From: Ting, Brandon K CTR WHS ESD (US)

Mr. Scantling,

I am with the Office of the Secretary and the Joint Staff FOIA Office, and we received your submitted January 10, 2017 and have assigned it number 17-F-0427 for records keeping purposes.

Please contact me directly to discuss the processing of your request.

V/r
Brandon Ting
OSD/JS FOIA Office
571-372-0466
Brandon.k.ting.ctr@mail.mil

From: David Scantling

Mr. Ting,

Based on feedback I've received from other agencies regarding this FOIA request, the following might be of assistance with your FOIA search of OSD's and the Joint Staff's records:

1. According to CENTCOM, the July 16, 2005, attack was the first confirmed Iran-linked Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP) attack against Coalition Forces during the Iraq War.
2. Alternate MGRS: 38RQA0162330000;
3. Nearest City: Amarah, Iraq;
4. Nearest Coalition Forces Base: Camp Condor (UK)/Amarah Air Base;
5. Iraqi Province: Maysan;
6. Date-range limitation for the FOIA document search: July 16, 2005, to September 30, 2005.
7. Network limitation for the FOIA document search: Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET); including applications, databases, electronic-mail servers and file servers connected to SIPRNET.
8. Suggested FOIA document search terms:
Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP);
Directional Improvised Explosive Device (IED);
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps–Quds Force (IRGC-QF);
Abu Sheibani;
Badr Corps;
Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I);
Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I)'
Message from the United States to the Government of Iran (dated July 19, 2005);
Hezbollah;
Ramazan Corps;
Multi-National Forces-South East (MND-SE);
Major-General James Dutton, UK Royal Marines;
Camp Condor (Amarah Air Base);
Battle Update Assessment (BUA);
Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD);
Combined Explosives Exploitation Cell (CEXC);
Iraq Threat Finance Cell (ITFC).

Please let me know if you have any questions, or require additional information.

Regards,

Dave

David Scantling
330-696-1039 mobile

From: Porter, Sean M CTR WHS ESD (US)

Good morning,

Please see the attached for the Interim Response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
Thanks,

Sean Porter
FOIA Specialist
DoD/WHS/ESD
(571) 372-0421
sean.m.porter27.ctr@mail.mil

From: Porter, Sean M CTR WHS ESD (US)

Good afternoon,

The estimated date of completion for FOIA case #17-F-0427 is September 25, 2017.
Thanks,

Sean Porter
FOIA Specialist
DoD/WHS/ESD
(571) 372-0421
sean.m.porter27.ctr@mail.mil

From: Porter, Sean M CTR WHS ESD (US)

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Good morning,

The estimated date of completion for FOIA case #17-F-0427 remains September 25, 2017.
Thanks,

Sean Porter
FOIA Specialist
DoD/WHS/ESD
(571) 372-0421
sean.m.porter27.ctr@mail.mil

From: Porter, Sean M CTR WHS ESD (US)

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Good morning,

The estimated date of completion for FOIA case #17-F-0427 remains September 25, 2017.
Thanks,

Sean Porter
FOIA Specialist
DoD/WHS/ESD
(571) 372-0421
sean.m.porter27.ctr@mail.mil

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