Case Number: 21-2257

American Oversight Sues Defense Department for Top Officials’ Calendars and Communications, Including Related to Jan. 6 Attack

August 26, 2021
American Oversight sued the DOD for failing to release documents that could shed light on the events of Jan. 6 and efforts by former President Trump to staff the department with loyalists.

American Oversight v. DOD – Defense Department Officials’ Calendars and Communications from Final Weeks of Trump Administration

August 25, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Defense seeking the release of agency officials’ communications, decision memos, and calendars from the final weeks of the Trump administration.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Decision Memos of Top Officials Following Esper’s Departure from the Agency

July 12, 2021
An updated FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking decision memoranda, directives or guidance adopted by specified officials following the departure of former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications and Calendars of Top Officials Following Esper’s Departure from the Agency

July 12, 2021
An updated FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking top officials’ communications with the White House and outside entities, emails containing key terms, and calendars following the departure of former Defense Secretary Mark Esper. The initial version of this FOIA was submitted on Dec. 15, 2020.

Records Request to DOD Seeking Specified Officials’ Emails Related to Jan. 6 Insurrection

July 12, 2021
Request to the Department of Defense seeking specified officials' emails containing search terms related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications and Calendars of Top Officials Following Esper’s Departure

December 15, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking top officials' communications with the White House and outside entities, emails containing key terms, and calendars. American Oversight seeks these records in light of the firing of former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Decision Memos of Top Officials Following Esper’s Departure

December 15, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking decision memos of top agency officials. American Oversight seeks these records in light of the firing of former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.