Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) &
Navy Personnel Command (NPC)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Requester Service Center
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 related to Navy military personnel records to:
Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-0600
Phone: (901) 874-3165
Fax: (901) 874-2615
Submit FOIA Requests Online
(click "Create Request" at top of FOIA Online web page, then click "Begin" to generate a FOIA request)
This activity also serves as the FOIA Requester Service Center for Commander, Navy Recruiting Command (CNRC).
For CNRC, submit requests as applicable to:
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 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. Robin Patterson, (202) 685-0412 or DONFOIA-PA@navy.mil.