Rejected Military Operation Code Names (United States Army, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command)

JPat Brown filed this request with the United States Army, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command of the United States of America.
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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-

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.


JPat Brown

From: Reynolds, Nelda H CIV USARMY SMDC (US)

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Dear Mr. Brown

Pursuant to your recent FOIA of the above titled subject, no responsive
documents were found relevant to the request. Per out Exercise Branch, our
command, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic
Command, does not have listings of code names that have been rejected. Also,
when our command supports an exercise, the name is given by the sponsor

If you have any questions or concerns you can contact me via email or the
below phone number.

Nelda H. Reynolds
Paralegal Specialist
Office of the SJA
SMDC/ARSTRAT- Huntsville, AL
(256) 955-1190
DSN 645

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
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