Entity: U.S. Department of the Navy

New Lawsuit for Records Related to Pompeo’s Military Housing Arrangements

July 16, 2020
American Oversight is suing for records about the secretary of state's potentially questionable housing arrangements.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Complaint: American Oversight v. State, GSA, Army, and Navy – Pompeo’s Use of Military Housing

July 16, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of State, the General Services Administration, the U.S. Army, and the U.S. Navy for records reflecting payments made to any military component by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, members of his family, or the Department of State for military housing in the Washington, D.C. region. This lawsuit also seeks related communications.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Naval Observatory Visitor Logs

July 15, 2020
The Department of Homeland Security stated that the U.S. Secret Service had no responsive records to American Oversight's request for Naval Observatory visitor logs. DHS said that such logs are not subject to FOIA and are instead governed by the Presidential Records Act.

Rejection from Navy for Sec. Modly’s Received Text Messages Concerning Capt. Crozier

June 11, 2020
The U.S. Department of Defense Naval Service rejected American Oversight's request for former Acting Secretary Modly’s received text messages concerning the dismissal of Captain Crozier of the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt.

Rejection from Navy for Sec. Modly’s Communications with Capt. Crozier

June 11, 2020
The U.S. Department of Defense Naval Service rejected American Oversight's request for communications between Acting Secretary Modly and Captain Brett Crozier.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Regarding Pompeo Military Housing

May 26, 2020
FOIA request to multiple agencies for records and communications regarding military housing for Sec. Mike Pompeo.

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.

Rejection from Navy Regarding Communiques Sent by Acting Sec. Modly to Navy Personnel

May 5, 2020
The Navy rejected American Oversight's request for any communiques or “vectors” sent by Acting Navy Secretary Modly to personnel during his tenure. American Oversight sought these records in light of the dismissal of Captian Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

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

May 1, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of the Navy 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.