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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 manuals and instructions, or portions thereof, that establish NSA policy or interpretations of policy that affect the public.

NSA FOIA Handbook
NSA/CSS Policy 1-5, NSA/CSS Freedom of Information Act Program,  24 May 2004
NSA/CSS Policy 1-30, Review of NSA/CSS Information intended for Public Release,  13 May 2015
NSA/CSS Policy 1-34, Implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974,  9 Jun 2003


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.

Frequently Requested Information
FOIA Reports and Releases