|Submitted||Jan. 24, 2019|
|Due||Feb. 22, 2019|
|Est. Completion||May 31, 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 JAMES P REESE including form DD-214, all officer Evaluation Reports such as DA FORM 67-9 / DA FORM 67-10, all enlisted evaluation reports, Record of previous assignments form, dates of promotion, unit assignments, all training courses/military education received, full military awards and all citations.
JAMES P REESE claimed military service in the United States Army as a decorated commissioned officer and former enlisted soldier between approximately 1985-2007, final rank Lieutenant Colonel. Awarded many military decorations including Combat Infantryman Badge, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star medal, joint service commendation medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Ranger Tab, Overseas Service Ribbon and other decorations, etc. Congressional Nomination appointment to grade PN1962 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Please redact information protected in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974. Specifically request a copy of legion of merit medal citation and all other awards citations.
Mr Reese is CEO of a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business and subject matter expert appearing on national news media and television.
James Reese on 'strained' US relations with Russia - https://video.foxnews.com/v/5802634096001/#sp=show-clips
Fox News Contributor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7_100gXwtQ
CNBC and TigerSwan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8By1otkABZg
Discussing North Korea Denuclearization Plan FoxNewsLive - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOiPM6hlgZ8
WNCN Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O77k1-qW5zQ
PLEASE NOTE: I represent the general public. Mr Reese is a public figure and has given numerous interviews on national news media including FoxNews - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bALq_keTO90. His distinguished military service and background experience 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 Jan. 24, 2019. 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.