National Guard Documents

MediaGuard filed this request with the National Guard Bureau/JA-FOIA of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 15-542
Status
Rejected

Communications

From: MediaGuard

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents and emails received by the National Guard Bureau or in the possession of the National Guard Bureau or the Department of Defense, Inspector General that contain complaints or concerns from a member of the Alaska National Guard regarding the conduct and alleged conduct of former Adjutant General Thomas Katkus from July 2009 to January 1, 2015, and any documents or emails by the National Guard Bureau or in the possession of the National Guard Bureau discussing the allegations of misconduct, and any documents or final reports of an investigation of alleged misconduct.

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,

MediaGuard

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 Jan. 12, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: NG NCR NGB ARNG Mailbox NGB FOIA

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Hi MuckRock News,

I am trying to process a FOIA request that was made by your office. In order to process your request, I will need some additional information. Please provide me the requester POC information and also a good address that we can reply to.

Ms.Tawanna Harris
FOIA/Privacy Act Specialist
Office of Information and Privacy The National Guard Bureau
111 S. George Mason Drive, Bldg 2
Arlington, VA 22204
Tel: (DSN) 329-2720 (COMM) 703-601-2720
Fax: (DSN) 327-3684 (COMM) 703-607-3684

From: USARMY Pentagon HQDA OTIG Mailbox SAIG ZXL

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Dear Mr. Ruaro:

This is an interim response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated January 12, 2015, for a copy of Inspector General (IG) 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 4 August 2015; however due to the high volume of FOIA requests received 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) 545-4592. Should you call, be sure to provide the FOIA number 15-542 that we have assigned to your request.

R,

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

Office email: usarmy.pentagon.hqda-otig.mbx.saig-zxl@mail.mil

Office of the Inspector General Website: http://www.daig.pentagon.mil

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

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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 Jan. 12, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #15-542.

Thank you for your help.

From: USARMY Pentagon HQDA OTIG Mailbox SAIG ZXL

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Mr. Ruaro,
I cannot give you a solid date for completion of your FOIA request; I have one paralegal working redactions at this time. Please check beck with me in a month or so. Sorry for any inconveniences this may cause.

R,
Mr. Kirkland

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 Jan. 12, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #15-542.

Thank you for your help.

From: USARMY Pentagon HQDA OTIG Mailbox SAIG ZXL

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Sir,
Sorry for the delay in processing your FOIA request, but we are working on a serious backlog. Sorry for any inconveniences this may cause you.

R,
Mr. Kirkland

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 Jan. 12, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #15-542.

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 Jan. 12, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #15-542.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: De Ocampo, Robert M CIV (US)

Hi,

Due to a large backlog of FOIA requests, we are unable to process them as
quickly as we would like. We will try get you a response NLT 30 days. I
apologize for the inconvenience.

Respectfully,
Mr. De Ocampo
Army IG FOIA

From: De Ocampo, Robert M CIV (US)

Mr. Ruaro,

Attached is our response to your FOIA request 15-542. We e-mailed this
response on October 8, 2015.

V/r,
Mr. De Ocampo
Army IG FOIA

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