Freedom of Information Act

  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. �
, 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

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

  Via mail (submissions):
  UNIT 5068
  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):

  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.