Naming of USS Liberty (LCS-2)

Joe Meadors filed this request with the Department of the Navy, Naval Operations of the United States of America.
Tracking #

2012F051176; 84775



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: "Manley, Crystal D CTR OPNAV, DNS-36" <>

May 25, 2012

Mr. Joe Meadors
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 1338
P.O. Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205

Dear Mr. Meadors:

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Your request was received in our office and assigned Case File Number DON 2012F051176 concerning the naming of the USS Liberty (LCS-2) as listed from the Naval Vessel Register.

If you have any questions, please contact our service center at (202) 685-0412.

From: Navy

From: "DONFOIA-PA" <>


Please find attached an official response to the subject FOIA Request. Also attached is a copy of the FOIA request as received by this office.


From: Department of the Navy, Naval Operations

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Akins, Michelle E LT


Our records shows that a response letter was signed 11 June 2012. The letter is attached.

LT Michelle Akins, PHR
Comm: 202-688-0412