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Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Thirty (30) National Security Agency (NSA) DIRgrams, NSA Director's Messages to the Work Force, 1999-2004 - [PDF 4 MB 16-Oct-2017]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Technical Bulletins, 2005-2007 - [PDF 1.4 MB 16-Oct-2017]

NEW National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for Fiscal Years 2007-2012 - [PDF 16 MB 16-Oct-2017]

NEW Annual Historical Review, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), FY 1985 - [PDF 3.3 MB 16-Oct-2017]

NEW US Census Bureau slide presentation entitled: Linking Administrative Records at the U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 - [PDF 1.5 MB 16-Oct-2017]

NEW US Census Bureau 2020 Tribal Consultation Meeting minutes, 2015 and spreadsheet of Federal Agency American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) Federal Data Collections Inventory, 2016 - [PDF 3.1 MB 16-Oct-2017]

NEW Issues of the National Security Agency (NSA) Crypto-Linguistic Association CLArion Newsletter, 1980-2010 - [PDF 7.9 MB 09-Oct-2017]

NEW Report to Congress on Nuclear Weapons Handling Policies and Procedures, August 2009 - [PDF 8.5 MB 09-Oct-2017]

NEW Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) National Severe Weather Playbook, 2017 - [PDF 10 MB 09-Oct-2017]

NEW Nine (9) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Safety Oversight Circulars (SOC) published by the Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service on the employee-only FAA intranet, 2017 - [PDF 6.2 MB 09-Oct-2017]

NEW Freedom of Information Act Appeals Log for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 2009-2017 - [PDF 588 KB 09-Oct-2017]

NEW Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents related to the impact of Federal budget sequestration on FAA operations and functions, 2013 - [PDF 4.6 MB 09-Oct-2017]

NEW Closing documents for thirty-five (35) Department of the Interior (DOI) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during CY 2015 - [PDF 47 MB 02-Oct-2017]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) Scalable Acquisition Project Management Guidebook, 2015 - [PDF 305 KB 02-Oct-2017]

NEW Listing of Commerce Department (DOC) forms posted on the DOC employee only Intranet, 2017 - [PDF 3.25 MB 02-Oct-2017]

NEW Five documents from the Voice of America (VOA) Employee Orientation page of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee only intranet site: The VOA Handbook Table of Contents, Skype/Web Cam Tips, Tips For Working With Minicam, Webcam: Ichat Minimum Requirements, TV Audio Mix - Studio M, 2017 - [PDF 335 KB 02-Oct-2017]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Secrecy/Invention Secrecy Order Program activity, 2005-2015 - [PDF 180 KB 02-Oct-2017]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) Fraud and Abuse Prevention Program Newsletters, 2012-2017 - [PDF 11 MB 02-Oct-2017]

UPDATED Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) Special Agents Manual, 2016 - [PDF 35 MB 24-Sep-2017]
699 pages of additional material added

NEW List of Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General (OIG) closed investigations for CY 2016 - [PDF 9 MB 24-Sep-2017]

NEW List of Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Policy Directives, 2017 - [PDF 3.25 MB 24-Sep-2017]

NEW National Science Foundation (NSF) Personnel (PER) Manual, 2015 - [PDF 6.8 MB 24-Sep-2017]

NEW Table of contents for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement Case Closing Manual, 2017 - [PDF 128 KB 24-Sep-2017]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) catalogue of holdings/inventory in the National Numismatic Collection (NNC), 2017 - [Excel Workbook .xlsx 22.5 MB 18-Sep-2017]

NEW Various United States Mint employee-only Intranet site documents, 2017 - [PDF 3 MB 18-Sep-2017]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Service Level Agreements (SLA) in the Tax-Exempt Government Entities (TEGE) division, 2002-2016 - [PDF 750 KB 18-Sep-2017]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (OIG) Special Agent Handbook, 2007-2017 - [PDF 33.6 MB 18-Sep-2017]

NEW Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Federal Audit Executive Council (FAEC) Data Act Working Group Data Act Readiness Review Guide, 2016 - [PDF 4 MB 18-Sep-2017]

NEW Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act Practitioner’s Guide, 2013 - [PDF 800 KB 18-Sep-2017]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Employee Personnel Resource Guide, 2017 - [PDF 4.8 MB 11-Sep-2017]

NEW The United States Secret Service: An Administrative History by Larry B. Sheafe, Unpublished Manuscript, 1983 - [PDF 5.6 MB 11-Sep-2017]

NEW Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Field Manual for Investigation Procedures and Reporting Techniques, November 2016 - [PDF 7 MB 11-Sep-2017]

NEW United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) All Agency Meeting Notes, 2012 - 2016 - [PDF 5.8 MB 11-Sep-2017]

NEW Letter correspondence between the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) and Congressional Offices or Congressional Committee Offices during CY2016 (to December 6, 2016) - [PDF 2 MB 11-Sep-2017]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) FOIA request and appeals logs, 2006-2016 - [PDF 6.6 MB 11-Sep-2017]

NEW Finding Aid to National Security Agency (NSA) History Collection (354-01: Scientific and Technical Information (STINFO) Collection, Pre-1965) transferred to the National Archives (NARA) in 2016, 1916-1966
     [Excel Workbook .xlsx 1.5 MB 04-Sep-2017]

     [PDF 6.9 MB 04-Sep-2017]

NEW Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) Marine Law Enforcement Training Program (MLETP) training materials: maritime operations, 2010-2013 - [PDF 10.4 MB 04-Sep-2017]

NEW Four (4) Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) policy/procedure Manuals, 2013-2016 - [PDF 7.4 MB 04-Sep-2017]

NEW Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Logs for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2008-2013 - [PDF 11.4 MB 04-Sep-2017]

NEW Correspondence between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2015-2016 - [PDF 6.6 MB 04-Sep-2017]

NEW The Federal Reserve System: Purposes and Functions section of the FedWeb web site, 2012 - [PDF 3.1 MB 04-Sep-2017]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General (OIG) report: Guatemala Review: Report to the Secretary of Defense on DoD Activities in Guatemala, December 1995 - [PDF 1.9 MB 29-Aug-2017]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Intelligence Law Handbook, 2004 - [PDF 5 MB 29-Aug-2017]

NEW National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) Media Engagement and Outreach Plan, September-December 2014 - [PDF 1.2 MB 29-Aug-2017]

NEW Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) Log for National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), 2011-2016 - [PDF 3.4 MB 29-Aug-2017]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) monthly status reports to Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of the Secretary (OST), 2016-2017 - [PDF 2.2 MB 29-Aug-2017]

NEW FOIA Case Log for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2017 - [PDF 1.6 MB 29-Aug-2017]

NEW Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Key Messages, August 2017 - [PDF 356 KB 21-Aug-2017]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Division of Regulatory Services (DRS) Regulatory Quality Manual (RQM), 2012 and Privacy Information Collection Clearance Division (PICCD) Guide to the Information Collection Clearance Process. 2016 - [PDF 21 MB 21-Aug-2017]

NEW Department of Education (ED) File list of documents on the connected.ed.gov intranet website, 2017 - [PDF 590 KB 21-Aug-2017]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Policy and Procedures Manual for Preventing and Detecting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, 2017 - [PDF 3.6 MB 21-Aug-2017]

NEW Small Business Administration (SBA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed, CY 2015-CY 2016 - [PDF 450 KB 21-Aug-2017]

NEW Various Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) OCCNet employee only intranet pages, 2017 - [PDF 5 MB 21-Aug-2017]


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