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Marine Corps Installations Pacific


Marine Corps Installations Pacific

Okinawa, Japan

MCB Butler, MCB Hawaii, MCAS Futenma, MCAS Iwakuni, Camp Fuji, and Camp Mujuk

USMC Freedom of Information Act


Each federal agency is responsible for meeting its FOIA responsibilities for its own records.  This site is designed to familiarize you with the specific procedures for making a request for records controlled by the U.S. Marine Corps


The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 United States Code (USC) 552, allows an individual (regardless of nationality), a private organization or company, or a local, state, or foreign government to seek access to Executive Branch agency RECORDS, such as those held by the U.S. Marine Corps.


All agencies of the U.S. Government are required to disclose records upon receiving a written request, except those records that are protected from disclosure pursuant to nine exemptions and three exclusions.  The FOIA applies only to federal agencies and does not create a right of access to records held by Congress, the courts, or by state or local government agencies.  Any requests for state or local government records should be directed to the appropriate state or local government agency. 


As a component of the Department of the Navy, Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5720.42F, Department of the Navy Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program (SECNAVINST 5720.42F), governs the Marine Corps FOIA program. SECNAVINST 5720.42F is codified at 32 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 701.


Privacy Act requests for PMO and Counseling records


Complete and email the form provided to MCBSJAFOIA@usmc.mil

You will receive an email confirming receipt with information about when to expect your records.

Do not send Personally Identifiable Information to this e-mail address


If you require assistance with request submission or if you have questions

regarding the status of a request, you may contact:


DSN: 315-645-7461/2

Cell: 098-970-7461/2


Freedom Of Information Office

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate 

Marine Corps Installations Pacific  

Unit 35001 Box 1 FPO AP 96373- 5001 


DSN: 315-645-7461/2

Cell: 098-970-7461/2



Camp Foster 

Building One

Room Five