The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 United States Code (USC) 552, allows you to seek access to Executive Branch agency records, such as those held by the Department of the Navy.
Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5720.42G, Department of the Navy Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program, governs this program and is codified at 32 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 701.
Make a FOIA request at https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/home to send your request directly to the field activity that maintains the documents you seek, which are not found in the Reading Room.
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.
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.
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