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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.
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 OSD FOIA Public Liaison, Toni Fuentes, at (571) 372-0462, or OSD.FOIALiaison@mail.mil
To submit FOIA requests or to check on your FOIA request status, use one of the following methods:
Via mail (submissions):
U.S. FORCES JAPAN
ATTN J1 FOIA REQUESTS
APO AP 96328-5068
Via phone (status checks): 011-81-311-755-4385 (U.S. COMM) / 042-552-2510 ext 5-4385 (JPN COMM)
Via email (submission or status checks): firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional FOIA Information can be obtained at the following:
Department of Defense FOIA Website
Department of Justice FOIA Website
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.