Naming of USS Liberty (LCS-2)

Joe Meadors filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America.


From: Joe Meadors

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All information pertaining to the naming of the USS Liberty (LCS-2) as listed in the attached webpage from the Naval Vessel Register.

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, 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.


Joe Meadors

From: "Graves, Aaron CIV WHS/ESD" <>

Mr. Meadors,

Please note that your request has been misdirected to this office for
processing. The Department of the Navy, which processes their own FOIA
requests, would have purview over the information you are seeking. If
you have not already done so, you will need to submit your request
directly to the Navy FOIA office. Contact information for that office
can be found online at: