Entity: Department of Defense

Records from Navy and Coast Guard Offer New Details on How Military Investigated Incidents of White Supremacy Among Members

November 17, 2021
In November, American Oversight sued the Coast Guard and the National Guard for records related to the prevalence of white supremacy within their ranks.

American Oversight v. NGB, DOD, USCG, and DHS — Records and Data About Incidents of White Supremacist or Pro-Nazi Activity Among Military Personnel

November 17, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the National Guard Bureau, the Department of Defense, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Department of Homeland Security seeking records concerning incidents of white supremacist, white nationalist, or pro-Nazi activity or ideology among military personnel, including relevant data maintained on the Anti-Harassment and Hate Incident Database.

Army Records Released in Response to Request for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

November 15, 2021
Records released by the U.S. Army in response to American Oversight’s request and litigation for communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

News Roundup: January 6, Wisconsin’s Partisan Election Review, and Transparency in Georgia

November 11, 2021
The investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection — and, more specifically, into what Trump was doing when the mob overran the U.S. Capitol — accelerated this week, with new public documents, new subpoenas, and a new court ruling.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Texas National Guard Records Related to Trip to the U.S.-Mexico Border

October 22, 2021
Records request the Department of Defense seeking Texas National Guard email communications and cost records for state officials' trip to the U.S.-Mexico border.

American Oversight Sues Multiple Agencies for Jan. 6 Communications and Other Records

October 21, 2021
In three separate lawsuits, American Oversight is seeking records — including meeting notes, emails, and any orders for the protection of certain Trump allies who attended the preceding rally — that could shed light on how the government responded to the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOD, Army, DHS, DOI, and DOJ — Records Concerning the Jan. 6, 2021, Attack on the Capitol Building

October 21, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of the Army, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Interior, and the Justice Department seeking records related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol building, including communications from Jan. 6, whistleblower complaints, and records from a Jan. 4 meeting convened by acting Defense Secretary Miller.

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.

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

October 7, 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.