U.S. Forces, Japan

 

Freedom of Information

Introduction
This website was designed to assist the public in making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for Headquarters U.S. Forces Japan (HQ USFJ) records.  Also included in this website are HQ USFJ FOIA Reading Room, frequently asked questions, references and FOIA links. The information obtained herein is not intended to be definitive or exhaustive.  The FOIA, which is known by its legal cite as Title 5 U.S.C. � 552, along with Executive Order 13392 and the Department of Defense (DOD) Regulation 5400.7-R, governs how requests will be processed within the DOD.  HQ USFJ FOIA Requester Servicer Center is responsible for responding to FOIA requests for U.S. Forces Japan records.

To submit FOIA requests or to check on your FOIA request status, use one of the following methods:

Via mail (submissions):
US FORCES JAPAN
ATTN J12 FOIA REQUESTER SERVICE CENTER
UNIT 5068
APO AP 96328-5068

Via phone (status checks): 011-81-311-755-4160
Via phone in Japan (status checks): 042-552-2510 ext 4160
Via phone DSN (status checks):  225-4160
Via email (submission or status checks): PACOM.Yokota.USFJ.mbx.J12@mail.mil
Via FAX (submission or status checks): 011-81-311-755-8271

Additional FOIA Information can be obtained at the following:
Department of Defense FOIA Website
Department of Justice FOIA Website

HQ USFJ FOIA Requester Service Center is the initial point of contact for FOIA requesters to receive status updates and appropriate information about their requests at USFJ. Any requesters with concerns about the service they are receiving from this FOIA Requester Service Center can raise their concerns with our FOIA Public Liaison, Mr. Jim Hogan. Mr. Hogan can be reached at (571) 372-0462, or FOIALIASON@whs.mil

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Electronic FOIA Reading Room
"The Electronic Freedom of Information Act, FOIA [5USC 552(a)(2)(D)], requires that certain documents of interest to the general public be published electronically. �Our command has determined that the materials listed below be made available to the general public in electronic form as FOIA-processed (a)(2)(D) records."

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.

Defense Office of Hearings and Affairs

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.

Directive Type Memoranda

DoD Publications

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Introduction

This website was designed to assist the public in making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for Headquarters U.S. Forces Japan (HQ USFJ) records.  Also included in this website are HQ USFJ FOIA Reading Room, frequently asked questions, references and FOIA links. The information obtained herein is not intended to be definitive or exhaustive.  The FOIA, which is known by its legal cite as Title 5 U.S.C. � 552, along with Executive Order 13392 and the Department of Defense (DOD) Regulation 5400.7-R, governs how requests will be processed within the DOD.  HQ USFJ FOIA Requester Servicer Center is responsible for responding to FOIA requests for U.S. Forces Japan records.



To submit FOIA requests or to check on your FOIA request status, use one of the following methods:



Via mail (submissions):

US FORCES JAPAN

ATTN J12 FOIA REQUESTER SERVICE CENTER

UNIT 5068

APO AP 96328-5068



Via phone (status checks): 011-81-311-755-4160

Via phone in Japan (status checks): 042-552-2510 ext 4160

Via phone DSN (status checks):  225-4160

Via email (submission or status checks): PACOM.Yokota.USFJ.mbx.J12@mail.mil

Via FAX (submission or status checks): 011-81-311-755-8271



Additional FOIA Information can be obtained at the following:

Department of Defense FOIA Website

Department of Justice FOIA Website



HQ USFJ FOIA Requester Service Center is the initial point of contact for FOIA requesters to receive status updates and appropriate information about their requests at USFJ. Any requesters with concerns about the service they are receiving from this FOIA Requester Service Center can raise their concerns with our FOIA Public Liaison, Mr. Jim Hogan. Mr. Hogan can be reached at (571) 372-0462, or FOIALIASON@whs.mil

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Electronic FOIA Reading Room

"The Electronic Freedom of Information Act, FOIA [5USC 552(a)(2)(D)], requires that certain documents of interest to the general public be published electronically. �Our command has determined that the materials listed below be made available to the general public in electronic form as FOIA-processed (a)(2)(D) records."



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.



Defense Office of Hearings and Affairs



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.



Directive Type Memoranda



DoD Publications