FOIA Resources

Published, June 26, 2014

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives the public the general right to obtain Federal records (exceptions to this right include protections for information that is: 1) classified; 2) a matter of internal Agency rules; 3) exempted from the FOIA by other statutes; 4) proprietary; 5) privileged; 6) private; 7) a matter of investigation). The Department of the Navy adheres to these regulations. Fees may apply.

The following is a list of FOIA resources.


The DON aims to maximize public access while protecting sensitive information, in accordance with the law, through prompt and courteous customer service as well as reliance on the most user-friendly technology at its disposal.

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