USNA FOIA Program
The Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, allows any individual to seek access to federal agency records.
Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5720.42F, Department of the Navy Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program, governs implementation of the FOIA at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA).
For more information about the FOIA or Privacy Act (PA), please visit the Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations websites at http://foia.navy.mil or http://www.doncio.navy.mil Department of Defense website can be located at http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/
For FOIA and PA policy issues/guidance refer to the following Secretary of the Navy and Naval Academy instructions:
- SECNAVINST 5720.42F
- OSD Memo of 1 Sep 2005, Subj: Withholding of Information that Personally Identifies DOD Personnel.
- SECNAVINST 5211.5E
- USNAINST 5720.5B
- USNAINST 5211.3B
FOIA Public Liaisons:
U.S. Naval Academy
121 Blake Rd
Annapolis, MD 21402-1300
Department of the Navy
Chief of Naval Operations (DNS-36)
2000 Navy Pentagon
Washington, D.C. 20350-2000