The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allows the public to seek access to agency records of the Executive Branch, such as those maintained by the Department of the Navy.  The following sections provide information on specific FOIA matters:

FOIA Reference Material

About FOIA Requests

FOIA Links

FOIA Points of Contact

The Department of the Navy does not maintain a centralized database, index, or repository of all public records. To expedite your request, you may send wish to submit your FOIA request directly to the activity or component that holds the record(s) that you seek.

FOIA requesters who have any questions concerning the processing of their requests with Commander, Naval Air Forces should contact the FOIA Requester Service Center:

Commander, Naval Air Forces                                         Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic
Office of the Force Judge Advocate (N01J)                       Office of the Force Judge Advocate (N01L)
Box 357051                                                                  ATTN: FOIA Coordinator
San Diego, CA 92135-7051                                             1562 Mitscher Avenue, Suite 300
Commercial: (619) 545-2778                                          Norfolk, VA 23551-2487
Fax: (619) 545-5044                                                      Commercial: (757) 836-4246
E-mail:                                             Fax: (757) 836-8386
If FOIA requesters are not satisfied with the response from the Commander, Naval Air Forces FOIA Requester Service Center, they may contact the FOIA Public Liaison, Robin Patterson, at (202) 685-6545 or by e-mail at