Entity: DOD - U.S. Department of the Navy

Investigations Update: Hatch Act Violations, Covid-19 Vaccine Contracts, and South Carolina Ballots

October 20, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the misuse of government resources for political purposes, the administration’s pandemic response, and voting rights in the states.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Coronavirus Vaccine and Therapeutics Development Contracts Funneled Through Defense Contractor

October 15, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Defense component agencies seeking contracts with Novavax, Pfizer, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, and Johnson & Johnson for coronavirus vaccine and therapeutics development that were routed through defense contractor Advanced Technology International, Inc.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Documents Reflecting the Terms of Coronavirus Vaccine Development Contracts

October 15, 2020
FOIA request U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Defense component agencies seeking terms of contracts with Novavax, Pfizer, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, and Johnson & Johnson for coronavirus vaccine and therapeutic development

FOIA to Navy Regarding Potential Treatment of Non-Military Relatives of Prominent Individuals in Military Medical Facilities

October 7, 2020
FOIA to Navy regarding treatment of non-military relatives of members of the First Family in military facilities.

FOIA to White House Military Office Seeking Records Showing the Timing of the President’s COVID-19 Tests

October 7, 2020
FOIA to the White House Military Office for records reflecting the timing of the president’s coronavirus tests surrounding the Sept. 29 presidential debate and his hospitalization.

News Roundup: The Grift Economy

August 21, 2020
Steve Bannon and associates were arrested this week for their alleged involvement in a scheme that perfectly exemplifies the self-dealing that permeates the Trump administration.

Navy Memos Regarding Pompeo and Military Housing

August 11, 2020
Records from the U.S. Department of the Navy in response to American Oversight's request for records and communications regarding military housing for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. These records include memos concerning the ethics of Pompeo receiving military housing benefits.

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.