Space Corps

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Air Force of the United States of America.
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2018-00037-F

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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents relating to the formation of the Space Corps. Recently the House of Representatives voted to direct the Department of Defense to create a Space Corps under the jurisdiction of the Air Force. The issue now awaits a vote in the Senate. This involves:

-Slide shows
-Budget projections
-Planned mission of the Space Corps
-Emails from Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson containing the key word "Space Corps"
-Any reports dealing with the planned creation of the Space Corps
-Official correspondence/memos with Congress or the White House dealing with the Space Corps

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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,

Curtis Waltman

From: Clement, John

Email to acknowledge receipt of FOIA request.

From: Air Force

Sir

Because the request is of the voluminous nature/complex nature of this request, we are requiring additional time to properly process your request. Please be assured that we are processing your request as quickly as possible, and we would like to thank you for your patience.

V/r

//SIGNED//
JANET F. BEASLEY
Government Information Specialist/Paralegal
Headquarters Air Force Information Office (SAF/AAII)
DSN: 224-3025
Commercial: 703-614-3025
Janet.f.beasley.civ@mail.mil
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From: Air Force

Mr. Waltman

We are still processing your request. Therefore, we are requiring additional time to properly process your request. We anticipate the ECD as being 23 February 2018. Please be assured that we are processing your request as quickly as possible, and we would like to thank you for your patience.

Janet

From: Air Force

Mr. Waltman

This is in response to your 3 October 2017, Freedom of Information Act
request for records relating to “ Documents relating to the formation of the
Space Corps. Recently the House of Representatives voted to direct the
Department of Defense to create a Space Corps under the jurisdiction of the
Air Force. The issue now awaits a vote in the Senate. This involves: -Slide
shows -Budget projections -Planned mission of the Space Corps
-Emails from Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson containing the key
word "Space Corps" -Any reports dealing with the planned creation of the
Space Corps -Official correspondence/memos with Congress or the White House
dealing with the Space Corps."

HAF/ES and SAF/SP provided responsive documents however, certain information
is being withheld under Title 5, United States Code, Section 552 (b)(6).
Exemption (b)(6) applies to the withholding of information that could
reasonably be expected to constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of
personal privacy.

Should you decide to appeal this response, you must write to the Secretary
of the Air Force, Thru: SAF/AAII (FOIA), 1000 Air Force Pentagon, Washington
DC 20330¬1000, within 90 calendar days from the date of this letter. Include
in the appeal, your reasons for reconsideration, and attach a copy of this
letter.

You may contact the Air Force FOIA Public Liaison Officer, Ms. Anh Trinh,
concerning this final response at Air Force FOIA Public Liaison Office, 1800
Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1800 or
usaf.pentagon.saf-cio-a6.mbx.af-foia@mail.mil/ (703) 614-8500.

You may also seek dispute resolution services from the Office of Government
Information Services, and can find information on this Office at
https://ogis.archives.gov/mediation-program/request-assistance.htm. Using
the dispute resolution services, will not affect your appeal or appeal
rights.

V/r

//SIGNED//
JANET F. BEASLEY
Government Information Specialist/Paralegal
Headquarters Air Force Information Office (SAF/AAII)
DSN: 224-3025
Commercial: 703-614-3025
Janet.f.beasley.civ@mail.mil
Workflow: usaf.pentagon.saf-aa.mbx.haf-foia-workflow@mail.mil

This electronic transmission may contain FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
(FOUO)information that must be protected under the Privacy Act of 1974 (see
AFI33-332). Do not release outside of DoD channels without the consent of
the originator's office. If you received this message in error, please
notify the sender by reply e-mail and delete all copies of the message.

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