FOI Requests


The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 United States Code 552, allows you to obtain information from various agencies of the federal government, including the Department of the Navy.  FOIA is implemented by the Navy, in Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5720.42F, Department of the Navy Freedom of Information Act Program (SECNAVINST 5720.42F).

Making a Freedom of Information Act Request

For BUPERS/CNPC, submit requests to:

Navy Personnel Command
Code 00J6
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN  38055-0600
Phone: (901) 874-3165
Fax: (901) 874-2615
Email: npc_foia(at)

This activity also serves as the FOIA Requester Service Center for Commander, Navy Recruiting Command (CNRC), and Naval Education and Training Command (NETC).

For CNRC or NETC, submit requests as applicable to:

Naval Education and Training Command
NETC (Code N00J)
250 Dallas Street
Pensacola, FL 32508-5220
Phone: (850) 452-4878
Fax: (850)  452-8609

Navy Recruiting Command
Special Assistant for Legal Affairs/FOIA Coordinator (Code 017)
5722 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN  38054
Phone: (901) 874-9111
Fax: (901) 874-9479

FOIA requesters who have any concerns with the processing of their requests submitted to CNRC or NETC should contact this center at (901) 874-3165.  If you are not satisfied with the response from this center, you may contact the FOIA Public Liaison, Ms. Miriam Brown-Lam, (202) 685-6545 or miriam.brown-lam(at)

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