The 45th Space Communications Squadron is responsible for processing requests for Patrick SFB records under the provisions of FOIA. Written requests may be received by postal service, facsimile or electronically. For submitting Freedom of Information requests online to our Requester Service Center (RSC), click on the following Air Force eFOIA Public Access Link (PAL):https://www.efoia.af.mil/palMain.aspx. Review all the links listed as they have been designed to provide information and guidance.
Mandatory Declassification Review: If you are only seeking a copy of a record or records that are currently classified, and would like the record reviewed for appropriate declassification and release, you should file a Mandatory Declassification Review request. Mandatory Declassification Review is a provision of Presidential Executive Order 13526 that allows members of the public to request a mandatory declassification review of a classified document in order to obtain a releasable version of the document. The desired document requested must be specified in sufficient detail that it can be readily located. The record in question may not be the subject of litigation. The mandatory declassification review process can be a very timely and in-depth, due to the classification of materials being reviewed by internal and outside agencies. MDR decisions can be administratively appealed to the Headquarters Air Force/AAII (Mandatory Declassification Review) or Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP). Requests for review and release of classified records under the MDR process can be made to:
Telephone: (703) 695-2226
To mail or fax a request, send to:
FOIA Requester Service Center (RSC)
45 SCS/SCX (FOIA Office)
1225 Jupiter Street
Patrick SFB, FL 32925-3341
Please ensure you mention "FOIA" and indicate a willingness to pay fees associated with the processing of your request or why a waiver of fees may be appropriate. All requests must have a mailing address included since it may not be practical to provide a substantive response electronically.
To access the Air Force FOIA Website click on www.foia.af.mil
If dissatisfied with the service received from the FOIA Requester Service Center, you may contact the Air Force FOIA Public Liaison Officer, Anh Trinh, for assistance at: email@example.com or (703) 614-8500.