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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.
What is a FOIA Request?
A FOIA request is a written request for Department of Defense records, made by "any person", including a member of the public (U.S. or Foreign citizen), an organization, or a business. Requests may also be made through an attorney or other representative on behalf of "any person". Please refer to "A Citizen's Guide to Request Army Records" accessible from the menu on this page for information on submitting U.S. Army FOIA requests.
Where to Submit Your FOIA Request
The Administrative Services Division, Human
Resources Directorate, United States Army Garrison,
Only FOIA requests for records pertaining to the Fort Myer and Fort McNair should be submitted to the address below.
By Mail: Send written requests to:
Administrative Services Division ATTN: FOIA Officer
Human Resources Directorate
What is a
In accordance with Executive Order 13392, "Improving
Agency Disclosure of Information," FOIA Requester
Service Centers were established to serve as
the first place FOIA requesters may contact
to seek information concerning where and how
to submit a FOIA request. If you are not sure to which agency to
submit your request, you should refer to the
DA FOIA Requester Service Centers, accessible
from the menu at www.imcom.army.mil, to determine
where best to submit your FOIA request.