Personnel file for Joseph Washington Burkett IV

J.K. Trotter filed this request with the Army - United States Department of the Army of the United States of America.


From: J.K. Trotter

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the Army’s Personnel Files on Joseph Washington Burkett IV, including performance reports, job assessments, training received, discharge papers, and other records.

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.


J.K. Trotter

From: Olabode, Tolulope A CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO

Good Afternoon Sir/Ma:

Attached is a response to your FOIA request.

If you have any question(s), please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Tolu Olabode, Program Analyst
7701 Telegraph Road, Suite 144
Alexandria, VA 22315-3905
U.S. Army, RMDA
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Office (FOIA/PA)
Direct Line: (703)-428-6497

From: MuckRock

This communication is in regards to the FOIA request copied below, which was forwarded to your agency.

Please confirm receipt and provide an estimated completion date.

Thank you.

From: Jamajd Mims-Neely

Hello im Jamadj Mims-Neely I am working your case for the information
pertaining to JOSEPH BURKETT. I need more information to be able to start
the case like a Social Security Number or Date of Birth. This case is time
sensitive so I need a response asap.

From: J.K. Trotter

Hi Jamajd,

I do not know Joseph Burkett’s exact date of birth, but he was born in September of 1971. Please let me know if you need any other information.

From: Army - United States Department of the Army

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

From: Army - United States Department of the Army

A copy of documents responsive to the request.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 5, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.