Entity: DOD - Department of the Air Force

The U.S. Military’s Pattern of Failing to Confront White Supremacy Within Its Ranks

April 13, 2021
Records obtained by American Oversight and reported on by USA Today show the military leaders have quietly discharged people involved in white-supremacist incidents.

Investigations Update: State Pandemic Responses, Space Command Headquarters Location, and Trump’s Refusal to Concede

February 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the federal pandemic response, Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results, and the decision to put U.S. Space Command headquarters in Alabama.

FOIA to Air Force Seeking Communications About Space Command Headquarters Announcement

February 16, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense and the Air Force seeking communications about the decision to announce the Air ForceÕs preference for Huntsville, Ala., as the headquarters of the U.S. Space Command.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Interagency MOU Agreements Regarding Protest Surveillance

June 10, 2020
FOIA to multiple federal law enforcement agencies seeking interagency Memorandum of Understanding agreements on data sharing regarding protests.

FOIA to Multiple Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding Tracking of Protesters

June 10, 2020
FOIA to multiple federal law enforcement agencies seeking databases or other documents used to track or surveil protesters and guidance or directives regarding the surveillance of protesters.

No Records Response from USAF Regarding Any Study about White Supremacist Ideology Among Military Personnel

May 27, 2020
The United States Air Force stated that it had no records of any study concerning incidents of white supremacist, pro-Nazi, or similar activity or ideology among military personnel.

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.

FOIA to Air Force Seeking Records Regarding Incidents of White Supremacist or Pro-Nazi Activity Among Military Personnel

May 1, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of the Air Force seeking reports, studies, or data concerning incidents of white supremacist, white nationalist, white separatist, far-right, alt-right, or pro-Nazi activity or ideology among military personnel.