PRIVACY ACT ADVISORY:
AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations and 5 U.S.C. 552, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
PURPOSE: To allow individuals to file electronic FOIA requests; to track all FOIA requests from receipt to response to compile statistics for the Annual FOIA Report; to research and respond to FOIA requests; to maintain case files to comply with records disposal requirements; and to maintain an administrative record to support any litigation.
ROUTINE USE: Requests are received in MSC's PA/FOIA Policy Branch, assigned a case number, filed in a case file, and routed to the appropriate office/organization for research and response. Where requests that are transferred, receive a no records response, or granted in full, they are retained for 2 years and then destroyed. Requests that are denied in whole or in part are retained for 6 years and then destroyed.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary. We seek your full name and postal mailing address so we may mail a response to you. Failure to provide this information may result in your request not being processed (this page does not capture email addresses).
We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. If you choose to submit an online feedback form, your message may be answered directly by the FOIA Office or referred to other Government agencies, Department of Defense components, or Department of the Navy activities for reference or action.
Information collected by this form is also used for trend analysis and may be shared with law enforcement personnel. Information submitted may be retained indefinitely.
Comments or Questions can be directed to: Coordinator, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Program, Military Sealift Command. Phone number (202) 685-5156.