Pt. 518, App. B
Appendix B to Part 518—Addressing FOIA Requests
(a) General. Army records may be requested from those Army officials who are listed in 32 CFR qart 518 (see appendix A). Contact the DA FOIA/PA Office, to coordinate the referral of requests if there is uncertainty as to which Army activity may have the records. Send requests to particular installations or organizations as follows:
(1) Current publications and records of DA field commands, installations, and organizations. See also: http://books.army.mil/.
(2) Send the request to the commander of the command, installation, or organization, to the attention of the FOIA Official.
(3) Consult AR 25-400-2 (ARIMS) for more detailed listings of all record categories kept in DA offices.
(4) Contact the installation or organization public affairs officer for help if you cannot determine the official within a specific organization to whom your request should be addressed.
(b) Department of the Army publications. Send requests for current administrative, training, technical, and supply publications to the National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161. NTIS handles general public requests for unclassified, uncopyrighted, and nondistribution-restricted Army publications not sold through the Superintendent of Documents.
(c) Military personnel records. Send requests for military personnel records of information as follows:
(1) Army Reserve personnel not on active duty and retired personnel—Commander, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, St. Louis, 1 Reserve Way, St. Louis, MO 63132-5200.
(2) Army officer personnel discharged or deceased after July 1, 1917 and Army enlisted personnel discharged or deceased after November 1, 1912—Director, National Personnel Records Center, 9700 Page Ave., St. Louis, MO 63132-5100.
(3) Army personnel separated before the dates specified in paragraph (2), above—Old Military and Civilian Records Unit (Archives 1), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC 20408-0001.
(4) Army National Guard officer personnel—Chief, National Guard Bureau. Army National Guard enlisted personnel—Adjutant General of the proper State.
(5) Active duty commissioned and warrant officer personnel—Commander, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, ATTN: AHRC-FOI, Alexandria, VA 22332-0404. Active duty enlisted personnel—Commander, U.S. Army Enlisted Records and Evaluation Center, ATTN: PCRE-RP, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-5301.
(d) Medical records.
(1) Medical records of non-active duty military personnel. Use the same addresses as for military personnel records.
(2) Medical records of military personnel on active duty. Address the medical treatment facility where the records are kept. If necessary request locator service.
(3) Medical records of civilian employees and all dependents. Address the medical treatment facility where the records are kept. If the records have been retired, send requests to the Director, National Personnel Records Center, Civilian Records Facility, 111 Winnebago St., St. Louis, MO 63118-4199.
(e) Legal records.
(1) Records of general courts-martial and special courts-martial in which bad conduct discharge was approved. For cases not yet forwarded for appellate review, apply to the staff judge advocate of the command having jurisdiction over the case. For cases forwarded for appellate review and for old cases, apply to the U.S. Army Legal Services Agency, ATTN: JALS-CCO, 901 North Stuart Street, Arlington, VA 22203.
(2) Records of special courts-martial not involving a bad conduct discharge. These records are kept for 10 years after completion of the case. If the case was completed within the past three years, apply to the staff judge advocate of the headquarters where it was reviewed. If the case was completed from 3 to 10 years ago, apply to the National Personnel Records Center (Military Records), 9700 Page Ave., St. Louis, MO 63132-5100. If the case was completed more than 10 years ago, the only evidence of conviction is the special courts-martial order in the person's permanent records.
(3) Records of summary courts-martial. Locally maintained records are retired 3 years after action of the supervisory authority. Request records of cases less than 3 years old from the staff judge advocate of the headquarters where the case was reviewed. After 10 years, the only evidence of conviction is the summary courts-martial order in the person's permanent records.
(4) Requests submitted under paragraphs (e) (2) and (3), of this appendix. These requests will be processed in accordance with subpart E of this part. The IDA is The Judge Advocate General, HQDA (DAJA-CL), Washington, DC 20310-2200.
(5) Administrative settlement of claims. Apply to the Chief, U.S. Army Claims Service, ATTN: JACS-TC, Building 4411, Llewellyn Avenue, Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-5360.
(6) Records involving debarred or suspended contractors. Apply to U.S. Army Legal Services Agency (JALS-PF), 901 North Stewart Street, Arlington, VA 22203.
(7) Records of all other legal matters (other than records kept by a command, installation, or organization staff judge advocate). Apply to HQDA (DAJA-AL), Washington, DC 20310-2200.
(f) Civil works program records. Civil works records include those relating to construction, operation, and maintenance for the improvement of rivers, harbors, and waterways for navigation, flood control, and related purposes, including shore protection work by the Army. Apply to the proper division or district office of the Corps of Engineers. If necessary to determine the proper office, contact the Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, ATTN: CECC-K, Washington, DC 20314-1000.
(g) Civilian personnel records. Send requests for personnel records of current civilian employees to the employing installation. Send requests for personnel records of former civilian employees to the Director, National Personnel Records Center, Civilian Records Facility, 111 Winnebago St., St. Louis, MO 63118-4199.
(h) Procurement records. Send requests for information about procurement activities to the contracting officer concerned or, if not feasible, to the procuring activity. If the contracting officer or procuring activity is not known, send inquiries as follows:
(1) Army Materiel Command procurement: Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command, ATTN: AMCID-F, 5001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22333-0001.
(2) Corps of Engineers procurement: Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, ATTN: CECC-K, Washington, DC 20314-1000.
(3) All other procurement: HQDA (DAJA-KL), 2200 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-2200.
(i) Criminal investigation files. Send requests involving criminal investigation files to the Commander, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, ATTN: CICR-FP, 6010 6th St., Bldg. #1465, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5585. Only the Commanding General, USACIDC, can release any USACIDC-originated criminal investigation file.
(j) Personnel security investigation files and general Army intelligence records. Send requests for personnel security investigation files, intelligence investigation and security records, and records of other Army intelligence matters to the Commander, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, ATTN: IAMG-CIC-FOI/PO, 4552 Pike Road, Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-5995.
(k) Inspector General records. Send requests involving records within the Inspector General system to HQDA (SAIG-ZXL), 1700 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-1700. AR 20-1 governs such records.
(l) Army records in Government records depositories. Non-current Army records are in the National Archives of the United States, Washington, DC 20408-0001; in Federal Records Centers of NARA; and in other records depositories. Requesters must write directly to the heads of these depositories for copies of such records. A list of pertinent records depositories is published in AR 25-400-2, table 10-1.