Entity: Department of Defense

News Roundup: Mueller Speaks

July 26, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his long-awaited and much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Wednesday.

FOIA to HHS, VA, and DOD Asking for Documents Used to Screen Prospective Members to Federal Pain Management Task Force for Conflicts

July 22, 2019
FOIA to HHS, VA, and DOD asking for any documents reflecting guidance or criteria for screening prospective members to the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force for conflicts of interest.

FOIA to VA and DOD Seeking Nomination Materials and Ethics Guidance for Members Appointed to Federal Pain Management Task Force

July 22, 2019
FOIA to VA and DOD seeking nomination materials and ethics guidance for members appointed to the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, including any applicable decisions memos, resumes and nomination letters, financial disclosure reports, conflicts or ethics waivers, and recusal determinations.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Email Communications with Raytheon Lobbyists

July 22, 2019
FOIA to Department of Defense seeking email communications with Raytheon lobbyists, including former lobbyist and current Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

FOIA to Army Seeking Email Communications with Raytheon Lobbyists

July 22, 2019
FOIA to the Army seeking email communications with Raytheon lobbyists, including former lobbyist and current Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

FOIA to DHA and DOD Seeking Communications Between Member of Pain Management Task Force and Drug and Device Manufactures

July 22, 2019
FOIA to Defense Health Agency and DOD seeking email communications between Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force member and drug and device manufacturers.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Any Contracts with Failed Nominees

July 17, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies to identify whether individuals nominated but not confirmed to high-level agency positions have contracts to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

Celebrating Government Transparency This Fourth of July

July 4, 2019
As Trump attempts to turn what has traditionally been a nonpartisan celebration into a party for donors, we're celebrating the power that an informed public can have in a democracy.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Any Legal Analysis Supporting State’s Emergency Declaration to Sell Arms to Middle Eastern Countries

July 3, 2019
FOIA to DOD requesting any legal analysis supporting or relied on for Secretary Pompeo's determination that an emergency exists requiring the immediate sale of arms to Middle Eastern countries, including analysis regarding the legality of using such an emergency declaration or State Department's ability to use a declaration to waive congressional review requirements.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Any Records Reflecting Legal Analysis Supporting State’s Emergency Declaration to Sell Arms to Middle Eastern Countries

July 3, 2019
FOIA to DOD requesting any records reflecting legal analysis supporting or relied on for Secretary Pompeo's determination that an emergency exists requiring the immediate sale of arms to Middle Eastern countries, including analysis regarding the legality of using such an emergency declaration or State Department's ability to use a declaration to waive congressional review requirements.