Rejected Military Operation Code Names (Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC)

JPat Brown filed this request with the Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC of the United States of America.
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DON-USMC-2014-007586

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From: JPat Brown

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all documents (emails, memos, transcripts) concerning suggested code names that were ultimately rejected, including reasons for that rejection, if available, from 1995 - present. I am NOT looking for any information concerning the nature of these operations, just names and reasoning behind their rejection. Please reference the following article for clarification-
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/report/1995/sieminsk.htm

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,

JPat Brown

From: hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

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* Tracking Number: DON-USMC-2014-007586
* Requester Name: JPAT BROWN
* Date Submitted: 07/14/2014
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
VARIOUS DOCUMENTS REGARDING SUGGESTED CODE NAMES THAT WERE ULTIMATELY REJECTED FROM 1995 TO PRESENT

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I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #DON-USMC-2014-007586.

Thank you for your help.

From: Malone Civ Mary M

Dear Mr. Brown:

I have attached a HQMC FOIA response letter to you. Please confirm your receipt.

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From: hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DON-USMC-2014-007586 has been
denied.
Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on:
07/14/2014
* Request Long Description:
VARIOUS DOCUMENTS REGARDING SUGGESTED CODE NAMES THAT WERE ULTIMATELY REJECTED FROM 1995 TO PRESENT

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