USMC Freedom of Information Act


USMC Freedom of Information Act

Headquarters Marine Corps

USMC FOIA Reading Room

GENERAL INFORMATION5 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 Appeals

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. *Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5720.42F 

*Directive Type Memoranda

5 U.S.C. § 552 (a)(2)(C) Records – Administrative staff manuals and instructions, or portions thereof, that establish DoD policy or interpretations of policy that affect the public.  

*United States Marine Corps (USMC) Orders, Directives and Marine Administrative Messages

*Department of the Navy Issuances

*Department of Defense Publications

*Joint Staff Publications

5 U.S.C. § 552 (a)(2)(D) Records – Records released to the public, under the FOIA, that are or will likely become the subject of subsequent requests.