Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

he Freedom of Information Act or FOIA is a Federal law that establishes the public’s right to request existing records from Federal Government agencies. Requests are only for agency “records”. The Agency is not required to create documents in response to a request.

FOIA which is known by its legal cite has 5 U.S.C. § 552, along with the Department of Defense and Army Regulations, govern how requests will be processed within the Army. The Army Regulation (AR) 25-55, the Department of Army FOIA program, can be found at Part 518 of Chapter 32 of the Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), which is available in most public libraries.

See Also: The Privacy Act

Contact Info

Army Contracting Command -
Army Contracting Command -Detroit Arsenal (ACC-DTA)
6501 E. 11 Mile Road
Detroit Arsenal, MI 48397-5000

Cynthia Pretty
Executive Officer
Phone: (586) 282-7027

Deanne Mazzola
Project Officer
Phone: (586) 282-5249