Entity: Department of Defense

DOD Records Regarding Trump’s Tweet Banning Transgender Military Servicemembers

September 14, 2018
Department of Defense records regarding President Trump's tweets on July 26, 2017, announcing that transgender persons were no longer permitted to serve in the military. Records, including communications between 8:55AM and 12:00PM on July 26, 2017, suggest that DOD was caught off-guard by the policy statement of the President.

American Oversight Sues Six Trump Agencies for Communications with Cohen, Lewandowski

August 29, 2018
American Oversight today sued six Trump administration agencies to find out if members of President Trump's inner circle – including Michael Cohen and Corey Lewandowski – exploited their connections to lobby senior officials.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Cohen and Lewandowski Communications

August 29, 2018
Lawsuit seeking communications between former members of President Trump's inner circle -- including Michael Cohen and Corey Lewandowski -- and political appointees at six federal agencies. The lawsuit seeks records from the Departments of Defense, Justice, Health and Human Services, State, the Treasury, and the Federal Communications Commission.

FOIA to Defense Intelligence Agency Seeking Communications Regarding Black Cube and the Targeting of Former Obama Officials

August 29, 2018
FOIA to Defense Intelligence Agency seeking communications between DIA officials and outside entities regarding Black Cube.

DOD Office Renovation Expenses

August 24, 2018
Department of Defense documents showing expenditures on office renovations.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with or Regarding Concerned Veterans for America

August 23, 2018
FOIA to DOD seeking communications with or regarding Concerned Veterans for America to shed light on whether or not Concerned Veterans for America is having on wide-ranging policy discussions that affect millions of Americans, as well as influence of private individuals with connections to the president on federal government actions and policies.

DOD Ethics Waiver, Resumes, and SF-50s for Political Appointees

August 22, 2018
Records from the Department of Defense containing an ethics waiver, resumes, and SF-50s for political appointees. The response includes information about individuals appointed since April 2017, the date of our first request.

DOD Records Regarding Trump Cabinet Travel on MILAIR Flights

July 30, 2018
Department of Defense records regarding the Trump cabinet's use of military aircraft for official or personal travel. Records include one use of MILAIR for Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to visit flood zones in Arkansas; the remainder are for DNI Dan Coats.

Air Force Reply Denying FOIA Request for Air Force 2 Flight Manifests

May 31, 2018
Reply letter from the Air Force regarding American Oversight's FOIA request for flight manifests for individuals who traveled with Vice President Pence on Air Force 2.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Cohen’s Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.