Louisiana National Guard FOIA Request
How to submit a Louisiana Army National Guard Freedom of Information (FOIA) request:
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.
FOIA Request must be in writing via email or mailed to address below:
ATTN: FOIA OFFICER
6400 ST CLAUDE AVE STOP 703
NEW ORLEANS LA 70117
Louisiana National Guard Privacy Act Request
How to submit a Louisiana 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.
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
Statement from the FOIA Officers:
The Louisiana National Guard is ready to serve the State of Louisiana 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.