McClintock Death Investigation (Army, Inspector General)

Kristina Wong filed this request with the Army, Inspector General of the United States of America.
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Multi Request McClintock Death Investigation


From: Kristina Wong

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I am requesting any documents related to the death of Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Q. McClintock, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Marjah District, Afghanistan, on or about Jan. 5, 2016, while he was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Buckley, Washington.

I am requesting any document related to the incident that led to his death, including the official investigation into the incident that led to his death.

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.


Kristina Wong


Dear Ms. Wong:

This is an interim response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request received on April 8, 2019, seeking Army Inspector General records.

The Army IG Records Release Office receives a large volume of FOIA requests and cannot always respond to requests as quickly as we would like. Accordingly, we make it our practice to respond to FOIA request in the order received. The approximate date of completion on your request is July 8, 2019 or it could take longer. The actual processing time will depend upon the number of prior requests, as well as the complexity and volume of documents to be reviewed for each request received before yours.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact this office at (703) 545-4591. Should you call, be sure to provide the FOIA number 19-373 that we have assigned to your request.


Ms. Thaleia Deramous
DAIG, Legal / Records Release Office
ATTN: SAIG-ZXR, (Records Release)
1700 Army Pentagon, Room 1E132
Washington, DC 20310-17002
DSN: 865-4591
Fax: 703-545-4585

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From: Army, Inspector General

The request has been forwarded from one agency to another agency or department for further review or follow up.

From: Army, Inspector General

Good Afternoon Ms. Wong,

Your request is awaiting signature by our Legal Advisor. If you do not receive anything back by this Friday, please check back.

Thank you,


Records Release office

From: Army, Inspector General

Good Afternoon Ms. Wong,

Attached is a corrected Release Letter to you regarding your FOIA Request from April 8, 2019. Please refer to the corrected copy of the letter for further information.


Records Release Office