Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Office
Welcome to the Arkansas National Guard's FOIA Requester Service Center.
Please navigate the tabs on the left for more information.
There are seven reasons why the Army may not release a record requested under FOIA:
The following types of records may be withheld by the IDA in whole or in part from public disclosure under the FOIA, unless otherwise prescribed by law:
The FOIA allows fees to be charged to requesters based upon their fee category. Any fees for previous FOIA requests must be paid in full prior to processing new requests. Waivers or reductions in fees may be given if disclosing the information is in the public interest. Public interest is defined as information which significantly enhances the public's knowledge of the operations and activities of the Army. The FOIA requires that requesters be placed into one of the below fee categories:
All requesters should submit a willingness to pay fees statement regardless of the fee category, however, this does not mean you will be charged fees. Except for commercial requesters whose fees total more than $15, waivers are always considered. Fee waivers may be granted when the disclosure of the records is in the public interest and the records are likely to contribute significantly to public understanding of the operations or activities of the government and is not primarily in the commercial interest of the requester.
The following factors are weighed in making a fee waiver determination:
FOIA requests must be submitted in writing to the Arkansas National Guard FOIA office. The address is:
Arkansas Army National Guard
Deputy Chief of Staff-Information Management
ATTN: Chief, Information Services
Camp Joseph T. Robinson
North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
Army Regulation 25–55
Information Management: Records Management
The Department of the Army Freedom of Information Act Program