Request for Documents/Informed Consent on all DEBR contracts

Ramola Dharmaraj filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
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From: Ramola Dharmaraj

To Whom It May Concern:

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

For all currently ongoing Department of Defense Directed Energy Bio-Behavioral Research (DEBR) contracts or any other Directed Energy contracts in the United States of America--as of today's date--using Directed-Energy Weapons (DEWs), Non-Lethal Weapons (NLWs), or any kind of Electronic Warfare or Combat Systems Testing/Training involving the use of radiation weaponry of any kind whatsoever on “human subjects,” being conducted by any sector or joint operation of the DOD, whether Navy, Air Force, Special Command, or any other, whether to determine the “human effects” or “bio-effects” of such radiation, or for any other purpose, please provide:
1) The full contract with each contract-awardee or winning offeror company, and the full Statement of Work included with each contract;
2) Complete Documentation of Informed Consent from all human subjects targeted by this contract's Bio-Behavioral Research or Weapons Testing and Training program, including:
a) The FWA (Federal Wide Assurance) signed off by the Office of Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services;
b) Any additional internal DOD document assuring compliance with the Common Rule signed off by the Institutional Review Board involved;
c) All affirmations of Compliance Oversight from the Office of Human Subject Research Protections; &
d) All Waivers of Consent from the Secretary of Defense, if and as applicable, and full reasons for these waivers.
3) Complete Documentation with precise details on Location and Field of Operation where these Directed-Energy weapons are being trained "wittingly" or "unwittingly," overtly or covertly, on human subjects--namely, American civilians and others in the USA.

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.


Ramola Dharmaraj

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

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