Freedom of Information Act Requests
This webpage is intended to assist you in making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for Oklahoma National Guard (OKNG) records. It will get you started and provide you with a brief description of your rights and the manner in which the OKNG will respond to your requests. The information contained herein is not intended to be definitive or exhaustive.
The FOIA, which is known by its legal cite as 5 U.S.C. § 552, along with the DoD Regulation, governs how requests will be processed within the OKNG. DoD Regulation 5400.7-R, "Department of Defense Freedom of Information Act Program," can be found at Part 286 of Chapter 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Army Freedom of Information Act Program can be found at Part 518 of Chapter 32 of the Code of Federal regulations, which is available in most libraries. They can also be purchased from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161, for $12.50 each, and may be found on the Internet by visiting:
Code of Federal Regulations - http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html
FOIA Regulation - http://www.defenselink.mil
The Privacy Act of 1974 - http://www.usdoj.gov/foia/privstat.htm
The Freedom of Information Act - http://www.usdoj.gov/oip/foia_updates/Vol_XVII_4/page2.htm
Contact the Oklahoma National Guard FOIA Manager: