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FOIA Requests

April 17, 2012

Public Law 5 U.S.C. 552 enacted the Freedom of Information Act . It established statutory rights of access to government information. It generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, of access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions thereof) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions. 

Activities served by McGuire FOIA Requestor Service Center

All units and tenants on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

The 514th AMW contact information is: 514cs.foia@mcguire.af.mil or (609) 754-5208.

The 108th Wing contact information is: http://www.108arw.ang.af.mil  

WHO CAN SUBMIT A FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST?

Members of the public, including foreign citizens, military and civilian personnel, acting as private citizens, organizations and businesses, and individual members of the Congress for themselves or constituents, may request records in writing. Government employees submitting requests should not use government equipment, supplies, stationery, postage, telephones, or official mail channels to make FOIA requests.

HOW DO YOU SUBMIT A FOIA REQUEST?

Submit by mail, fascimile or e-mail requests that reasonably describe the desired records and include a statement on willingness to pay fees.

WHERE DO YOU SEND A FOIA REQUEST?

Mailing Address:
87 CS/SCOK (FOIA)
1901 East 3rd Street
McGuire AFB, NJ 08641

Physical Location:
Bldg 1907, East Arnold Ave.
Room 401, 4th Floor
(609) 754-3445
DSN 650-3445 
 
Fax Requests to:
(609) 754-6540

E-Mail: 87cs.foia@us.af.mil

DO FOIA REQUESTS HAVE A COST?

The Fee category is broken down into 3 categories:

Commercial. Requesters should indicate a willingness to pay all search, review and duplication costs.

Educational or Noncommercial Scientific Institution or News Media. Requesters should indicate a willingness to pay duplication charges in excess of 100 pages if more than 100 pages of records are desired.

All Others. Requesters should indicate a willingness to pay assessable search and duplication costs if more than two hours of search effort or 100 pages of records are desired.

If the above conditions are not met, then the request need not be processed and the requester shall be so informed. 

FOIA requestors who have any questions concerning the processing of their requests with the FOIA Office should contact this center at (609) 754-3445 or 87cs.foia@us.af.mil.  If you are not satisfied with the response from this center, you may contact the AMC Public Liaison at: email to amca6.a6obr@scott.af.mil by phone at (618) 229-5710 or (618) 229-5402 or the AF FOIA Public Liaison at: af.foia@pentagon.af.mil, 703-588-6102.

The Department of Defense FOIA handbook can be found at the following link: http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi 

 

Verified February 1, 2018