The Freedom of Information Act, 5 United States Code 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.
If you require assistance with submitting a request or if you have questions regarding the status of a request, you may contact the Parris Island FOIA Coordinator (Office of the SJA) below.
FOIA Coordinator Telephone: 843-228-4095
Staff Judge Advocate
P.O. Box 19001
MCRD Parris Island SC 29905