UNICORN model

Emily Crose filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking #

22-F-0554

DODOIG-2022-000451

Due March 4, 2022
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Emily Crose

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking reporting records on outcomes from the UNICORN Conventional Nuclear Weapon Allocation Model as outlined in SAGAM 120-82 titled "CATALOG OF WARGAMING AND MILITARY SIMULATION MODELS". The listed proponent of the simulation is listed as the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&L).
Specific outputs I would like to see are:
* Summaries of weapon allocation and targets of value destroyed
* Any aggregated summaries that may be available for 1982

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,

Emily Crose

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* Tracking Number: DODOIG-2022-000451
* Requester Name:
Emily Crose
* Date Submitted: 02/03/2022
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking reporting records on outcomes from the UNICORN Conventional Nuclear Weapon Allocation Model as outlined in SAGAM 120-82 titled "CATALOG OF WARGAMING AND MILITARY SIMULATION MODELS". The listed proponent of the simulation is listed as the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&L).
Specific outputs I would like to see are:
* Summaries of weapon allocation and targets of value destroyed
* Any aggregated summaries that may be available for 1982

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,

Emily Crose

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From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Dear Ms. Crose:

Attached please find our response to your FOIA request.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at 703-604-9775.

v/r

ERIC R. POWERS
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Department of Defense Office of Inspector General Freedom of Information Act
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From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Good Afternoon Ms. Crose,

Please find the Interim Response attached for your recent FOIA Request that
was requested on February 3, 2022. The case number for this request is
22-F-0554, please refer to this number and Antoninette Hurtado in any future
correspondence regarding this case.

V/R,

Bilal Khan

FOIA Analyst

Freedom of Information Division

OSD / JS FOIA Office

571-372-0410

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From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Good Morning Ms. Crose,

The current estimated completion date is July 29, 2022. Please know that this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your request but we are working diligently on it. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Thank you.

Toni

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Good Morning Ms. Crose,

The current estimated completion date is July 29, 2022. Please know that this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your request but we are working diligently on it. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Thank you.

Toni

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

The current estimated completion date is July 29, 2022. Please know that
this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before
this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be
needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your
request but we are working diligently on it. If you have any additional
questions, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Thank you.

Toni

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Your request is still open and pending.

It is our policy that each request receives prompt attention, and every
effort is made to treat all requesters equally. Please note that your
request was tasked to a component for search. Unfortunately, the search for
the requested records has not been completed. As stated in our interim
response, our administrative workload was 3,745 open requests at the time we
received this request. Please understand our problem with the volume of
requests. Once I receive the response from the agency conducting the search,
I will act on your request as soon as possible and respond directly to you.

I will also reach out for the estimated completion date and get back to you
with it.

Thank you for your continued patience.

Toni

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

The current estimated completion date is February 28, 2023. Please know that
this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before
this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be
needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your
request but we are working diligently on it.

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Thank you,

Toni

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Good afternoon,

Your request is currently tasked to a component office of the Office of the
Secretary of Defense (OSD), to conduct a search for responsive records. The
estimated completion date provided to our office is March 1, 2023. Please
know that this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed
before this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may
be needed to complete this request.

V/r,

Shannon A. Cooper

Government Information Specialist

Freedom of Information Division OSD/JS

shannon.a.cooper.civ@mail.mil

571-372-0412 (Office)

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Good morning,

The ECD for case 22-F-0554 is January 31, 2023.

Ana Maria Morris

FOIA Analyst

WHS/FOID

Desk: 5712560111

anamaria.morris.ctr@mail.mil <mailto:anamaria.morris.ctr@mail.mil>

_____

Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General
FOIA Office
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Washington, DC 20301

December 26, 2022

This is a follow up to request number 22-F-0554:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request,
copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 3, 2022. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference
number #22-F-0554.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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On Sept. 26, 2022:
Subject: OSD/JS FOIA 22-F-0554 ( ECD)
Good afternoon,

Your request is currently tasked to a component office of the Office of the
Secretary of Defense (OSD), to conduct a search for responsive records. The
estimated completion date provided to our office is March 1, 2023. Please
know that this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed
before this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may
be needed to complete this request.

V/r,

Shannon A. Cooper

Government Information Specialist

Freedom of Information Division OSD/JS

shannon.a.cooper.civ@mail.mil <mailto:shannon.a.cooper.civ@mail.mil>

571-372-0412 (Office)

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On Aug. 10, 2022:
Subject: RE: OSD/JS FOIA #22-F-0554 Estimated Completion Date
The current estimated completion date is February 28, 2023. Please know that
this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before
this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be
needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your
request but we are working diligently on it.

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Thank you,

Toni

---

On Aug. 10, 2022:
Subject: OSD/JS FOIA #22-F-0554 (Status Inquiry)
Your request is still open and pending.

It is our policy that each request receives prompt attention, and every
effort is made to treat all requesters equally. Please note that your
request was tasked to a component for search. Unfortunately, the search for
the requested records has not been completed. As stated in our interim
response, our administrative workload was 3,745 open requests at the time we
received this request. Please understand our problem with the volume of
requests. Once I receive the response from the agency conducting the search,
I will act on your request as soon as possible and respond directly to you.

I will also reach out for the estimated completion date and get back to you
with it.

Thank you for your continued patience.

Toni

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On July 11, 2022:
Subject: RE: [URL Verdict: Neutral][Non-DoD Source] RE: Freedom of
Information Act Request #22-F-0554
The current estimated completion date is July 29, 2022. Please know that
this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before
this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be
needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your
request but we are working diligently on it. If you have any additional
questions, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Thank you.

Toni
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On June 10, 2022:
Subject: RE: [URL Verdict: Neutral][Non-DoD Source] RE: Freedom of
Information Act Request #22-F-0554
Good Morning Ms. Crose,

The current estimated completion date is July 29, 2022. Please know that
this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed before
this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may be
needed to complete this request.

Again, I apologize for the delays associated with the processing of your
request but we are working diligently on it. If you have any additional
questions, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Thank you.

Toni
---

On Feb. 3, 2022:
Subject: Freedom of Information Act Request: UNICORN model
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following
records:

I am seeking reporting records on outcomes from the UNICORN Conventional
Nuclear Weapon Allocation Model as outlined in SAGAM 120-82 titled "CATALOG
OF WARGAMING AND MILITARY SIMULATION MODELS". The listed proponent of the
simulation is listed as the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense,
Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&L).
Specific outputs I would like to see are:
* Summaries of weapon allocation and targets of value destroyed
* Any aggregated summaries that may be available for 1982

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,

Emily Crose

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and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed
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department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

From: Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General

Good afternoon,

Your request is currently tasked to a component office of the Office of the
Secretary of Defense (OSD), to conduct a search for responsive records. The
estimated completion date provided to our office is February 3, 2023. Please
know that this is an estimate and is subject to change. It may be completed
before this time, but there is also a possibility that additional time may
be needed to complete this request.

V/r,

Shannon A. Cooper

Freedom of Information Division

OSD/JS FOIA Requester Service center

Action Officer

571-372-0412

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