REPORTS ON AIRLIFT REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARMY

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Army - United States Department of the Army of the United States of America.
Tracking # 13-1155
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The report submitted to Congress in accordance with SEC. 112. of NDAA 2013:

(a) Reports-

(1) INITIAL REPORT- Not later than March 31, 2013, the Secretary of the Army shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report described in paragraph (3).

(2) ANNUAL REPORTS- Not later than October 31, 2013, and each year thereafter through 2017, the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report described in paragraph (3).

(3) REPORT DESCRIBED- A report described in this paragraph is a report on the time-sensitive or mission-critical airlift requirements of the Army.

(b) Matters Included- The reports submitted under subsection (a) shall include, with respect to the fiscal year before the fiscal year in which the report is submitted, the following information:

(1) The total number of time-sensitive or mission-critical airlift movements required for training, steady-state, and contingency operations.

(2) The total number of time-sensitive or mission-critical airlift sorties executed for training, steady-state, and contingency operations.

(3) Of the total number of sorties listed under paragraph (2), the number of such sorties that were operated using each of--

(A) aircraft of the Army;

(B) aircraft of the Air Force;

(C) aircraft of contractors; and

(D) aircraft of other organizations not described in subparagraph (A), (B), or (C).

(4) For each sortie described under subparagraph (A), (C), or (D) of paragraph (3), an explanation for why the Secretary did not use aircraft of the Air Force to support the mission.

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,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Walukonis, Joseph E CIV (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This email and attached PDF responds to your FOIA request dated June 27,
2013
for records related to The Secretary of the Army's Report to Congress on the

"time-sensitive" and "mission-critical" airlift requirements of the Army.
This
included airlift movements and sorties required for training, steady-state,
and
contingency operations and a listing of the number of sorties using aircraft
of the
Army, aircraft of the Air Force, aircraft of contractors, and others not
already listed. Also requested are records that explain why Air Force
aircraft were not used.

I have forwarded your request to the Office of the Administrative Assistant
to the
Secretary of the Army.

Their contact information is in the attached PDF, FOIA
Letter.

Thank you for your participation in the U.S. Army Freedom of Information
Program.

V/R

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 27, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #13-1155.

Thank you for your help.

From: Walukonis, Joseph E CIV (US)

Mr. Musgrave,

For the status of your request please call Mr. Jose Burgos, (703) 545-9139.
He is the
action officer within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the
Secretary of the
Army (OAA) who is working on your request.

V/R

Joe Walukonis

From: Burgosperez, Jose L CIV USARMY HQDA OAA (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Mr. Musgrave,

My office is processing your FOIA request. Currently, we are waiting for the
DOD Office of General Counsel to authorize the release of the responsive
documents. As soon as we receive release approval we will contact you.

Respectfully,

Jose L. Burgos
Program Manager, Freedom of Information Act
Special Programs Office
Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army

From: Burgosperez, Jose L CIV USARMY HQDA OAA (US)

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Mr. Musgrave,

Attached is this office's response to your FOIA request. Let me know if you
have any questions.

Respectfully,

Jose L. Burgos
Program Manager, Freedom of Information Act
Special Programs Office
Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army

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