|Submitted||July 1, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
I want to know if I am a victim of Continuous Clandestine Tagging Tracking and Locating under this department.
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.
Dear Ms. Wyatt,
Upon review of your below Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request assigned 2017-254 and submitted to U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), it could not be confirmed that you were assigned to USSOCOM. USSOCOM does not maintain records of individuals not currently assigned or attached to the Command. Additionally, in accordance with Department of Defense guidelines, USSOCOM does not conduct intelligence activities on U.S. Citizens or Foreign Nationals; therefore, we would not create or maintain any such records pertaining to you.
We are, therefore, closing your request with no further action required by this office.
If you are not satisfied with this decision, you may appeal within 90 days to the appellate authority, the Director of Oversight and Compliance, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). To submit your appeal, you should write directly to: ODCMO Director of Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, ATTN: DPCLTD, FOIA Appeals, Mailbox #24, Alexandria, VA 22350-1700. Appeals can also be made via the OSD FOIA portal at http://pal.whs.mil/palMain.aspx or by email at OSD.FOIA-APPEAL@mail.com<mailto:OSD.FOIA-APPEAL@mail.com>. Your appeal should cite case number 2017-254, and be clearly marked "Freedom of Information Act Appeal."
You may also contact the USSOCOM FOIA Office at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> or our FOIA Public Liaison, James Hogan, at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> for any further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: email at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>; telephone at 202-741-5770; or mail at 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001.
USSOCOM FOIA Team