Emails regarding ACC FOIA requests should be sent to AFIMSC.FOIA.Workflow@us.af.mil Telephone inquiries should call DSN 969-0995 or commercial (210) 395-0995.
Air Force Reading Room:
Click here for questions or points of reference about FOIA requests: https://www.efoia.af.mil/palMain.aspx
Furnish any facts or clues about the time, place, persons, events, subjects, or other details of the information or records you want. That will help the office decide where to search and determine what records pertain to your request. It can also save you and the government time and money, and you may get what you want faster. There is no special form to complete. Mark your request and envelope "FOIA."
It does not create a right of access to records held by Congress, the courts, state or local government agencies, or by private businesses or individuals. Each state has its own public access laws that should by consulted for access to state and local records. Air Force-affiliated requesters, to include military and civilian employees, should not use government equipment, supplies, stationery, postage, telephones, or official mail channels to make FOIA requests. Requests should be made through personal e-mail or postal service.
If you are seeking Privacy Act records on yourself or another individual, you must provide proof of identity for your records and you must have release authorization from the individual who is the subject of the records you are requesting.
Deceased individuals lose their privacy rights, but information may be denied to protect the privacy of the surviving family members; therefore, you need release authorization from the executor of the estate or next of kin. At this time, all Privacy Act request must be submitted by mail directly to the appropriate Requester Service Center. For more information on the Privacy Act click here.
The Freedom of Information Act Program (DODR 5400.7) allows the general public including foreign citizens, military and civilian personnel acting as private citizens, to request records electronically or in writing from the Federal Government. Some records are released to the public under the Freedom of Information Act, and may therefore reflect deletion of some information in accordance with the FOIA's nine statutory exemptions or two law enforcement record exclusions.
A consolidated list of such records is on Defense Link and the U.S. Air Force FOIA site. Currently the law allows 20 working days to process a FOIA request upon receipt of the request in the FOIA office.