Memos related to US military Predator decision (Army)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the U.S. Army, Research, Development and Engineering Command of the United States of America.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

-Memos, documents and reports related to the Predator UAV Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD)

-USACOM message (1 December 1995) to Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff regarding procurement and utility of Predator unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)

-Joint Requirements Oversight Council memo (JROCM 151-95, 16 Dec 95) to Secretary of Defense Predator UAV recommendations

-Joint Requirements Oversight Council memo (JROCM 010-96, 12 Feb 96) to Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition & Technology Predator UAV recommendations

-Secretary of Defense memo (9 Apr 96) to Secretaries of Military Departments, CJCS and Under Secretaries of Defense DEFS, assigning UAV Service Lead

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

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,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Walukonis, Joseph E CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This email and attached PDF responds to your FOIA request for records
related to the Predator UAV Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration, etc.

I have forwarded your request to the U.S. Army Research, Development, and
Engineering Command for action.

Their contact information is in the attached PDF, "FOIA Letter
14-0214."

Thank you for your participation in the Army's Freedom of Information Act
Program.

V/R

Joseph E. Walukonis

FOIA Analyst

U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency

Freedom of Information and Privacy Division

703-428-6504

joseph.e.walukonis.civ@mail.mil

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello,

Per the attached letter, this request has been forwarded to the U.S. Army, Research, Development and Engineering Command. Please confirm receipt.

Thank you.

From: Walukonis, Joseph E CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Receipt Confirmed.

v/r

Joe Walukonis

From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-0214.

Thank you for your help.

From: Walukonis, Joseph E CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Mr. Musgrave,

Please contact RDECOM for the status of your request:

U.S. Research, Development and Engineering Command,
ATTN: AMSRD-CCF,
4305 Susquehanna Avenue,
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5201
(410) 436-2289

I am at the Army FOIA Office, RMDA

v/r

Joe Walukonis

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 Nov. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-0214.

Thank you for your help.

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello,

Per the attached letter, this request was forwarded to RDECOM. Please confirm receipt and advise on status.

Thank you.

From: Knapp, Kelly D CIV USARMY RDECOM (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Because I was informed that the predator falls under the scope of the Air
Force, your request was forwarded to the HQAF FOIA Office for processing. The
AF has not yet accepted receipt, however I have contacted them again today and
will get back with you asap.

V/R,
Kelly

Kelly Knapp
Paralegal / Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer
Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM)
Office of Chief Counsel
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
410.436.2289

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 Nov. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-0214.

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 Nov. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-0214.

Thank you for your help.

From: Knapp, Kelly D CIV USARMY RDECOM (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Good Morning Mr. Musgrave,

Your request has been referred to the Air Force for further processing, as this request does not fall under the purview of HQ RDECOM. I was unable to make contact with the Air Force. Attached are two emails I sent to the AF FOIA inbox. AF POC's are listed within these emails or you can resubmit your FOIA request at the following site http://www.foia.af.mil/ by clicking under the "Submit FOIA Request" section on the right hand side of the screen.
Regards,

Kelly

Kelly Knapp
Paralegal / Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer
Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM)
Office of Chief Counsel
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
410.436.2289

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