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Materials Required under 5 U.S.C. § 552 

5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(2)(A): Records—Final opinions and orders made in the adjudication of cases that may be cited, used, or relied upon as precedents in future adjudications.

5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(2)(B): Records—Statements of policy and interpretations that have been adopted by the agency and are not published in the Federal Register.

5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(2)(C): Records—Administrative staff manuals and instructions, or portions thereof, that establish DoD policy or interpretations of policy that affect the public.

  • DoD Publications
  • FOIA/PA Staff Materials

5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(2)(D): Records—Records released to the public, under the FOIA, that are or will likely become the subject of subsequent requests.

  • Contracts
  • Records Released under FOIA

Resource Materials 

  • Freedom of Information Act Handbook
  • Department of Defense FOIA Guidance
  • Department of Defense Directive 5400.07
  • Department of Defense Directive 5400.7R

Additional Information and Resources can be found at:

Department of Justice FOIA Website: http://www.justice.gov/oip/foia-resources.html

Department of Defense FOIA Website: http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/

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