National Security Special Events and Special Events list, 2008-2012

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the USNORTHCOM - US Northern Command of the United States of America.
Tracking # 20130189
Status
Completed

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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 list of all events classified as National Security Special Events (NSSEs) or Special Events (SEs) for the years 2008-2012. For all SEs, please include the rating assigned to each (SEAR I, SEAR II, SEAR III, SEAR IV or SEAR V).

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: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Mr. Musgrave,

Fees cannot be waived for the subject FOIA request. To process your FOIA
request you must meet the criteria as stated in DoD 5400.7-R, para C1.4.2.
The following item needs to be properly addressed:
You must state the willingness to pay fees associated with the processing of
your request. We have three fee categories:

1. Commercial Use (C): Requesters should indicate a willingness to pay all
search, review, and duplication costs when the records are requested for
commercial use
2. Educational / News Media (EM): Requesters should indicate a willingness
to pay duplication charges in excess of 100 pages if more than 100 pages of
records are desired
3. All Others (O): Requesters who do not fit into any of the previous two
categories should indicate a willingness to pay assessable search and
duplication costs if more than 2 hours of search effort or 100 pages of
records are required.

Subsequent processing will be assessed at the established DoD fee rates of:
clerical search time--$20 per hour; professional search time--$44 per hour;
executive search time--$75 per hour, and document reproduction at $0.15 per
page.

Your find your fee category to fall under "All others." Please provide an
estimate of what you are willing to pay. Upon receipt we will process your
request.

Until this FOIA office receives a perfected FOIA request we will not be able
to process your request.

Kris

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello,

MuckRock is willing to pay fees up to $25.

Best,
Shawn Musgrave
MuckRock

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Mr. Musgrave,

Attached is your assigned FOIA case number for the subject FOIA request.
Please acknowledge receipt. Thank you.

Kris

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello,

I am in receipt of your acknowledgement letter.

Best,
Shawn Musgrave

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 Sept. 14, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Mr. Musgrave,

The subject FOIA Request (FY12-21SEP2012-NNC66) is still in the process of
staffing at our organization. We expect to have a response by 30 Oct 12.

Kris

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 Sept. 14, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Mr. Musgrave,

The subject FOIA Request (FY12-21SEP2012-NNC66) is still in the process of
staffing at our organization. We expect to have a response by 6 Dec 12.

I apologize for the delay in our response.

Kris

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Mr. Musgrave,

Electronic copy of USNORTHCOM response to FOIA Case FY12-21SEP2012-NNC66 is
attached. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Kris

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 Sept. 14, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

Mr. Musgrave,

Per response attached emailed on 6 Dec 2012, the subject case has been
closed.

Please acknowledge receipt of the attached response.

Kris

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello:

I have received your response and attached documents. Thank you for your assistance.

Best,
Shawn Musgrave

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 Sept. 14, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

14 February 2013

Mr. Musgrave,

We responded to the subject FOIA (FY12-21SEP2012-NNC66) electronically on 6
Dec 12. We reforwarded our electronic response on 15 Jan 13 per your
request. You acknowledged receipt of the 15 Jan 13 response on 15 Jan 13.

I have attached our electronic response again (4 page .pdf file). Please let
me know if there is a specific question you have so that I can assist
further.

Thank you.

Kris

KRISTINA L. ROTH, Civ, DAFC
Chief, FOIA and Privacy Act Requester Service Center
NORAD and USNORTHCOM Chief of Staff
250 Vandenberg St, Ste B016
Peterson AFB, CO 80914-3817
Coml (719) 554-7185 / DSN 692-7185

From: USNORTHCOM - US Northern Command

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: USNORTHCOM - US Northern Command

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: USNORTHCOM - US Northern Command

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

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 Sept. 14, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20130189.

Thank you for your help.

From: USNORTHCOM FOIA Officer - OMB

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

24 July 2013

Mr. Musgrave,

This request has been answered multiple times. USNORTHCOM response to the subject request were sent on 6 Dec 12, 15 Jan 13 and 14 Feb 13. You acknowledged receipt of the 15 Jan 13 email on 15 Jan 13.

Please see email history below which you included in this email.

Kris

KRISTINA L. ROTH, Civ, DAFC
Chief, FOIA and Privacy Act Requester Service Center NORAD and USNORTHCOM Chief of Staff
250 Vandenberg St, Ste B016
Peterson AFB, CO 80914-3817
Coml (719) 554-7185 / DSN 692-7185

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 Sept. 14, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20130189.

Thank you for your help.

From: USNORTHCOM - US Northern Command

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: USNORTHCOM - US Northern Command

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: FOIA

Please be advised, a final response letter was mailed to you on August 2, 2013. An electronic copy of that response is attached.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

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