No-Fly List Nomination Process (Department of the Navy, Office of Inspector General)

Alex Richardson filed this request with the Department of the Navy, Office of Inspector General of the United States of America.
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From: Alex Richardson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The policy statement outlining the processes and criteria according to which officials nominate, consider and approve names for the no-fly list, selectee list and extended selectee list.

In the event that the contents of the requested document are classified under Executive Order 13526, I also make the following additional requests:

I am requesting that each document be considered individually and released as fully as possible.

Pursuant to section 1.2 of Executive Order 13526, I am requesting the level of classification of this information and its existence/nonexistence.

Pursuant to section 1.3 of Executive Order 13526, I am requesting the specific authority which classified this information.

Pursuant to section 1.4 of Executive Order 13526, I am requesting the specific classification categories of this information, as well as an identification or description of the damage to national security which the disclosure of this information would produce.

Pursuant to section 1.5 of Executive Order 13526, I am requesting the specific duration of time for which this classification will stand.

Pursuant to section 1.6 of Executive Order 13526, I am requesting all classification markings about this information, including (1) one of the three classification levels defined in section 1.2 of Executive Order 13526, (2) the identity, by name and position, or by personal identifier, of the original classification authority, (3) the agency and office of origin, if not otherwise evident, (4) declassification instructions, and (5) a concise reason for classification that, at a minimum, cites the applicable classification categories in section 1.4 of Executive Order 13526.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, and is not being made 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.


Alex Richardson

From: Alex Richardson


Very sorry, but I should have included this in the initial request - I'd like to informally request confirmation that I have been classified as a media requestor for the purpose of fees, given that this FOIA is submitted in my capacity as a journalist. Here is a selection of my published articles at MuckRock:

I have also been published and recognized as a journalist by national media outlets:

Thank you very much for your consideration.

Alex Richardson


This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (
* Tracking Number: DON-NAVY-2015-005864
* Requester Name: Richardson Alex
* Date Submitted: 05/08/2015
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
Requesting copies of Executive Order 13526, Sections 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6.


05/08/2015 02:56 PM FOIA Request: DON-NAVY-2015-005864
Dear Alex Richardson: This will acknowledge receipt of your FOIA request. We have assigned FOIA Number DON-NAVY-2015-005864 to your request and established a due date of 28 May 15 based on the requirements established in the Navy FOIA instruction. Please include this number in the subject line of any further correspondence with us concerning your request. If you have any questions, please call me at (202) 433-2222, or send an email to V/R, Ms. Patricia Chase-Ramsey FOIA Officer Office of the Naval Inspector General 1254 Ninth Street S.E., Bldg. 172 Washington Navy Yard DC 20374-5006 Phone: (202) 433-2222 E-mail:


Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DON-NAVY-2015-005864 has been
fully granted.
Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on:
* Request Long Description:
Requesting copies of Executive Order 13526, Sections 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6.


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From: Department of the Navy, Office of Inspector General

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