Materials Required under 5 U.S.C. § 552


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.

–     –  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.

–     –  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.

–      DoD Publications
–      FOIA/PA Staff Materials

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.
–          Contracts
–          Records Released under FOIA

Resource Materials

–          Freedom of Information Act Handbook
–          Department of Defense FOIA Guidance
–          Department of Defense Directive 5400.07
–          Department of Defense Directive 5400.7R

Additional Information and Resources can be found at:

Department of Justice FOIA Website:

Department of Defense FOIA Website:

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