FOIA (a)(1) Compliance

5 U.S.C. § 552(a) provides that "[e]ach agency shall separately state and currently publish in the Federal Register for the guidance of the public"

(1)(A)  descriptions of its central and field organization and established places at which, the employees . . . from whom, and the methods whereby, the public may obtain information, make submittals or requests, or obtain decisions;

In the U.S. Government Manual, DoD Portion, a special edition of the Federal Register, the above referenced information pertaining to the Department of Defense can be found here (PDF | 85 KB)


(1)(B) statements of the general course and method by which functions are channeled and determined; (1)(C) rules of procedure; descriptions of forms available or the places at which forms may be obtained, and instructions as to the scope and contents of all papers, reports, or examinations; (1)(D) substantive rules of general applicability adopted as authorized by law, and statements of general policy or interpretations of general applicability formulated and adopted by the agency; and, (1)(E) each amendment, revision, or repeal of the foregoing;


Title 32 – National Defense, Subtitle A Department of Defense, Chapter 1, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Parts 1 to 190


Title 32 – National Defense, Subtitle A Department of Defense (Continued), Chapter 1, Office of the Secretary of Defense (Continued), Parts 191 to 399


Sub-part (1)(C) provides that a description of forms available and reports be published. However, although details regarding DoD forms and reports are not published in the Federal Register, they are available at https://www.federalregister.gov/.