Freedom of Information Act

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All Frequently Requested Records released by the NRO under the FOIA are available on our web site. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Requester Service Center at 703-745-0600 or email us at

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(a)(2) Records

5 U.S.C. § 552 (a)(2)(A) Records - Final opinions and orders made in the adjudication of cases that may be cited, used or relied upon as precedents in future adjudications.

Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals

5 U.S.C. § 552 (a)(2)(B) Records - Statements of policy and interpretations that have been adopted by the agency and are not published in the Federal Register.

DoD Directive Type Memoranda

5 U.S.C. § 552 (a)(2)(C) Records - Administrative staff manual and instructions or portions thereof, that establish NRO policy or interpretations of policy that affect the public.

NRO FOIA Handbook

5 U.S.C. § 552 (a)(2)(D) Records - Records released to the public, under the FOIA, that are, or will likely become, the subject of subsequent requests.

NRO Frequently Requested Records