Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Requestor Service Center
NOTICE: Due to the continued outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hawaii, the USINDOPACOM Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) office has been directed to implement maximum telework flexibilities. This means that we are unable to handle requests sent via traditional methods and can only respond to electronic inquiries while under elevated Health Protection Condition (HPCON) levels. We are continuing to process requests as expeditiously as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program allows the general public, including foreign citizens, civilian and military personnel acting as private citizens, to request records electronically or in writing from the Federal Government. FOIA is a Federal law that establishes the public’s right to request existing records from Federal government agencies. FOIA generally provides that any person has a right to request access to federal agency records, except to the extent that those records are protected disclosures under the nine legal exemptions or under the three special law enforcement record exclusions.
The USINDOPACOM FOIA Requestor service Center (RSC) is established in compliance with Executive Order 13392. To submit a FOIA request for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command records, please do so electronically using the U.S. Department of Justice National FOIA Portal at https://www.foia.gov/. Facsimile, telephonic, postal service and/or electronic mail requests are not accepted at this time.
To receive status updates and appropriate information about your request, please send them to our organizational mailbox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For dispute resolution services, you have the right to contact our Public Liaison at (571) 372-0462 or email@example.com.