Rejected Military Operation Code Names (US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM))

JPat Brown filed this request with the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) 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: US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.


To Whom It May Concern:

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 #1896F-14.

Thank you for your help.

From: Birckhead, Phyllis S CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO

Good Morning Mr. Brown:

We are still searching for information responsive to your request with
another element of this command. We are sorry that we are unable to give
you a specific time of completion, but will respond to you by separate
correspondence once our coordination has been completed. We apologize for
the delay and any inconvenience this may have caused you.

If you have any questions regarding this action, feel free to contact Ms.
Birckhead at (301) 677-2308 or electronically at

Thank you.

Phyllis Birckhead
Intelligence Specialist (OPS Support)
U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Office

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO

From: US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)

A no responsive documents response.