Mobility Requirements and Capabilities Study 2018

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States of America.
Tracking # 14-F-0027
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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:

A copy of the study submitted to Congress in accordance with SEC. 141 of NDAA 2013:

(1) IN GENERAL- The Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in coordination with the Commander of the United States Transportation Command and the Secretaries of the military departments, shall jointly conduct a study that assesses the end-to-end, full-spectrum mobility requirements for all aspects of the National Military Strategy derived from the National Defense Strategy that is a result of the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance published by the President in February 2012 and other planning documents of the Department of Defense.

[....]

(3) SUBMISSION- The Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff shall jointly submit to the congressional defense committees a report containing the study under paragraph (1).

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: Gaylord, Brandon CIV WHS-ESD

July 11, 2013
Mr. Musgrave,

We have received your FOIA requests for various Congressional reports and have assigned the following case numbers:

13-F-1019 - Report on study that assesses the end-to-end, full-spectrum mobility requirements of all aspects of the National Military Strategy.
* The study is still ongoing. We ask that you re-submit your request after September 1, 2013.

13-F-1022 - Report on Insider Attacks in Afghanistan. This report was rolled into the Section 1230(a) report. We will process this request.

13-F-1023 - Report on Feasibility of Developing Gender Neutral Occupational Standards.
* The final report is not due until 7/31/13. We ask that you re-submit your request after September 1, 2013.

13-F-1024 - Report on Joint Strategy for Readiness and Training in a C4ISR-Denied Environment.
* This report is not due until January 1, 2014. We ask that you re-submit your request at that time.

13-F-1025 - NATO Contributions to Missile Defense in Europe.
*Report has not been finalized. As the report was due July 1, 2013, we ask that you re-submit after August 1, 2013.

13-F-1026 - Regional Ballistic Missile Defense.
*Report has not been finalized. As the report was due July 1, 2013, we ask that you re-submit after August 1, 2013.

13-F-1033 - Shallow Water Combat Submersible Program.
*This report was created by the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM). Please submit your request directly to SOCOM at the following information:

HQ USSOCOM
ATTN: SOCS-SJS-I/FOIA Requester Service Center
7701 Tampa Point Blvd.
MacDill AFB, FL 33621-5323
Email: FOIA@socom.mil
Phone: (813) 826-3212
FAX: (813) 826-5482

For request 13-F-1022 please note that we will be unable to respond to your request within the FOIA's 20 day statutory time period as there are unusual circumstances which impact on our ability to quickly process your request. These unusual circumstances are: (a) the need to search for and collect records from a facility geographically separated from this Office; (b) the potential volume of records responsive to your request; and (c) the need for consultation with one or more other agencies or DoD components having a substantial interest in either the determination or the subject matter of the records. For these reasons, your request has been placed in our complex processing queue and will be worked in the order the request was received. Our current administrative workload is 1,630 open requests.

If you have any questions regarding this action please feel free to contact me.

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 June 27, 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 #13-F-1019.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

Note: fax returned as failed.

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 June 27, 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 #13-F-1019.

Thank you for your help.

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 June 27, 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 #13-F-1019.

Thank you for your help.

From: Aaron Graves OSD/JS FOIA Team Chief

Mr. Musgrave,

This is in response to your three status/update requests for cases 13-F-1019, 13-F-1023 and 13-F-1025.
Please note that as mentioned in our previous response to a similar inquiry, you were informed that the due date for the reports in question had not passed and to resubmit these requests at a later date (see attached). Those requests were then closed in this office. Therefore, your request(s) for this information will need to be resubmitted to this office for processing.

V/r,

Aaron Graves
OSD/JS FOIA Team Chief
(571) 372-0435

From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act, a resubmission of 13-F-1019. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the study submitted to Congress in accordance with SEC. 141 of NDAA 2013:

(1) IN GENERAL- The Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in coordination with the Commander of the United States Transportation Command and the Secretaries of the military departments, shall jointly conduct a study that assesses the end-to-end, full-spectrum mobility requirements for all aspects of the National Military Strategy derived from the National Defense Strategy that is a result of the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance published by the President in February 2012 and other planning documents of the Department of Defense.

[....]

(3) SUBMISSION- The Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff shall jointly submit to the congressional defense committees a report containing the study under paragraph (1).

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: Brandon J. Gaylord OSD/JS FOIA Specialist

Mr. Musgrave,

We have received three FOIA requests that you submitted on October 1, 2013 and have assigned the following case numbers to those requests:

14-F-0025 (Received 10/8/13) - Report on Feasibility of Developing Gender-Neutral Occupational Standards for Military Occupational Specialties Currently Closed to Women. This report is available in the public domain. This action closes this request.

http://wiisglobal.org/wordpress1/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Report-to-Congress-on-WISR-August-2013.pdf

14-F-0026 (Received 10/8/13) - NATO Contributions to Missile Defense in Europe. This request has been tasked for search. Your estimated date of completion is February 16, 2014.

We will be unable to respond to this request within the FOIA's 20 day statutory time period as there are unusual circumstances which impact on our ability to quickly process your request. These unusual circumstances are: (a) the need to search for and collect records from a facility geographically separated from this Office; (b) the potential volume of records responsive to your request; and (c) the need for consultation with one or more other agencies or DoD components having a substantial interest in either the determination or the subject matter of the records. For these reasons, your request has been placed in our complex processing queue and will be worked in the order the request was received. Our current administrative workload is 1,660 open requests.

14-F-0027 (Received 10/8/13) - End-to-end, full-spectrum mobility requirements for all aspects of the National Military Strategy. This study is still ongoing. We ask that you re-submit your request after completion of the study. This action closes your request.

If you have any questions regarding these actions please feel free to contact me at the provided information.

Thank you,
Brandon J. Gaylord
OSD/JS FOIA Specialist
(571) 372-0413

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