SC Army National Guard FOIA Request
How to submit a South Carolina Army National Guard Freedom of Information (FOIA) request:
(Note: Veterans do not have to use FOIA for their own records.)
To submit a request under FOIA, label your request “Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).” In your letter you must state your willingness to pay applicable fees. To ensure the proper processing of your request, describe the specific records you are requesting in sufficient detail so that we can locate the information requested in a reasonable amount of effort and time.Back to Top
SC Army National Guard Privacy Act Request
How to submit a South Carolina Army National Guard Privacy Act (PA) request:
To submit a Privacy Act request, label your request “Privacy Act (PA) Request.” To ensure the proper processing of your request, describe the specific records you are requesting in sufficient detail so that we can locate the information requested in a reasonable amount of effort and time.
Paragraph 3-1, AR 340-21, Disclosure without consent. Individual’s home addresses / telephone numbers will not be disclosed without prior written permission of the individual (s) involved.
Paragraph 3-3, AR 340-21, Disclosure to third parties.
Personal information that may be disclosed under the FOIA / PA is as follows:
a. Military Personnel:
Name, rank, date or rank, base pay, special pay (not BAQ or VHA), present and past duty assignments that are officially established, office or duty telephone number, source of commission, promotion decorations, military and civilian decorations, military and civilian education level.
Lists or compilations of unit or office addresses or telephone numbers of military personnel are not released where the requester’s primary purpose in seeking this information is to use it for commercial solicitation.
b. Civilian Employees:
Name and present and past position titles, grades, salaries, and duty stations that include office or duty telephone numbers.
Disclosure of information in (1) above will not be made when the request is a list of present or past position titles, grades, salaries and / or duty stations. Refer to AR 340-21 for guidance.Back to Top
SC Air National Guard FOIA / Privacy Act Request
The Air National Guard has centralized its FOIA Program. We encourage requestors to make FOIA requests electronically through the AF FOIA Website.
You may also mail, e-mail, or fax your FOIA request for Air National Guard records (except ANG/IG Records) as follows:
1411 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Fax: (703) 607-3684
The ANG/FOIA Office can be contacted at (703) 607-3195 between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST.
For more information on the FOIA Program please visit the NGB FOIA Website.
Requests for your own records under the Privacy Act must be made directly to the office that holds the records you are seeking. If you have questions about making a request under the Privacy Act, you may contact the Wing Privacy Officer at 169FW.WngPrivacyOfcr@ang.af.mil.Back to Top
FOIA / Privacy Act Regulations
AR 25-55, The Department of the Army Freedom of Information Act Program
AR 27-40, Litigation
AR 340-21, The Army Privacy Act Program
DOD Privacy Act Program
DOD 5400.7-R, DOD Freedom of Information Act Program
DOD FOIA Handbook
Other Agencies FOIA Links
Department of Defense, FOIA
National Guard Bureau, FOIA
Department of the Air Force, FOIA
Department of the Navy, FOIA
US Army Reserve, FOIA
US Marine Corps, FOIA
US Coast Guard, FOIA
Department of Veterans Affairs, FOIA
Department of Justice FOIA
Army National Guard
SCNG Garrison CMD
108 Public Affairs Det.
ATTN: FOIA / PA Officer
5411 Leesburg Road
Eastover, SC 29044
Statement from the FOIA / PA Officers:
The South Carolina National Guard is ready to serve the State of South Carolina and all citizens of the United States. We will be glad to assist anyone and will do our best to honor all FOIA / PA requests within the regulator guidance and guidelines given us from the Federal Government.Back to Top