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Freedom of Information Act

Purpose
To provide guidance for requesting Pennsylvania National Guard federal records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552.

Requests
1. Requests under FOIA for a copy of Pennsylvania National Guard records can be made by any individual or public or private organization other than a Federal agency.

2. The request must (1) be in writing (2) specifically cite the Freedom of Information Act, (3) reasonably describe the records sought, and (4) indicate a willingness to pay all fees or fees up to a specific amount, or ask for a fee waiver.

3. Requests for Pennsylvania Army National Guard records of a federal related nature should be sent here or addressed and mailed to:

DCSIM/J6
ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Officer
Bldg. 11-74, Fort Indiantown Gap
Annville, PA 17003-5002

4. Requests for Pennsylvania National Guard records of a state related nature are handled by Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law (RTKL).

5. If you are looking for Pennsylvania Air National Guard records you can make your request here.

6. Additional information can be obtained from AR 25-55.

Questions

Questions can be directed to the DCSIM/J6 Freedom of Information Act Office at 717-861-8820 or faxed to 717-861-2290.

Requesters may convey customer satisfaction or concerns to the following NGB POC: ARNG FOIA Officer at 703-607-3195 or at ng.ncr.ngb-arng.mbx.ngb-foia@mail.mil.