Entity: Department of Defense

News Roundup: Sham Wisconsin Election Investigation Has Rough Couple Weeks

October 15, 2021
The partisan election investigation currently underway in Wisconsin has had a bumpy couple of weeks, thanks to a series of missteps by the attorney leading the review and confusion surrounding recent subpoenas issued to various county and city officials.

FOIA to DOD for Walter Reed Non-Disclosure Agreements Regarding Former President Trump

October 1, 2021
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Defense seeking all non-disclosure agreements or other contracts for government employees at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center or the White House Military Office's White House Medical Unit regarding former President Donald Trump.

DOD Records Regarding Deployment of Arkansas National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

September 30, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Defense in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the deployment of the Arkansas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border. These records include expense documents.

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 Agency Officials’ Communications from Jan. 6, 2021

August 19, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking top officials' communications from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the roles that senior officials played during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Whistleblower Complaints and Dissent Memoranda Regarding Jan. 6, 2021

August 19, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking whistleblower complaints and dissent memoranda, including ethics or whistleblower complaints, related to the attack on the Capitol building, submitted to the relevant agency offices.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Records Related to Conference Call Concerning Public Events Planned for Jan. 6, 2021

August 19, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking records related to a conference call convened by Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller on Jan. 4, 2021, regarding public events planned for Jan. 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol and the National Mall.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Whistleblower Complaints and Dissent Memos Regarding Events of Jan. 6, 2021

August 19, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking whistleblower complaints and dissent memoranda regarding Jan. 6.

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.