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NOTE: links to newly added items are live on this page.  Permanent storage of links will remain on the main index pages available through either the "FOIA LOGS" or "DOCUMENTS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Office of the Director National Intelligence (ODNI) Update on the President's Daily Brief (PDB), February 2017 - [PDF 750 KB 18-Jun-2018]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Executive Correspondence Handbook, Office of the Executive Secretary, 2015 - [PDF 10 MB 18-Jun-2018]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) The Beacon Newsletters, January 2014 - February 2017 - [PDF 59 MB 18-Jun-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file, 59 Megabytes

NEW Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service (FMCS) Directives Manual, 2015 - [PDF 10 MB 18-Jun-2018]

NEW Air Force Safety Center (AFSEC) Space Safety Council (SES) agendas and meeting minutes, 2017 - [PDF 7.1 MB 18-Jun-2018]

NEW Social Security Number (SSN) Verification: Policy, Process, and Recommendations, A Report of the SSN Verification Sub-Team to the Enumeration Response Team, September 2003 - [PDF 1/3 MB 18-Jun-2018]

NEW National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) inventory of Presidential Gifts at NARA (i.e., gifts from foreign nations and others to Presidents that were transferred to NARA by law and stored by NARA), 2016 - [PDF 4.4 MB 11-Jun-2018]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) numbers of Potential Dangerous Taxpayer (PDT) and Caution Upon Contact (CAU) Indicators Assigned for 2012 - June 9, 2017 - [PDF 168 KB 11-Jun-2018]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) program/agenda for the most recent Leadership and Congressional Affairs Program (CAP) Conference, 2015 and the program for the most recent annual Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) Symposium, 2017 - [PDF 1.6 MB 11-Jun-2018]

NEW National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Inspector General (OIG) Office of Investigations Report of Investigation Case Number: 17-CO-07, conflict of interest investigation regarding NCUA Chairman J. Mark Mc Watters, 2018 - [PDF 3.5 MB 11-Jun-2018]

NEW Closing documents for six (6) National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2014-2015 - [PDF 16.6 MB 11-Jun-2018]

NEW A copy of questions and responses from Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) employees to the Office of Investigations Executives, the Office of Audits Executives, OMS Executives, and Inspections and Evaluations Executives, FY 2015 - FY 2016 - [PDF 1 MB 11-Jun-2018]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) security/motivational posters from the 1950s and 1960s - [PDF 73 MB 04-Jun-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file, 73 Megabytes

NEW United States Agency for International Development (USAID) reports concerning the administration, and/or status, and/or accomplishments of the Pandemic Influenza and Other Emerging Threats (PIOET) program, 2010-2013 - [PDF 759 MB 04-Jun-2018]
NOTE: This is a very large file, 759 Megabytes containing over 4200 pages of material

NEW FOIA Request Logs for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 2016-2017 - [PDF 20 MB 04-Jun-2018]

NEW Five (5) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) handbooks/guides, 2010-2017 - [PDF 8.5 MB 28-May-2018]

NEW National Science Foundation (NSF) Report on the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Operations & Maintenance Review, 2012 - [PDF 890 KB 28-May-2018]

NEW United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) meeting minutes for the National Food and Agriculture Council (NFAC), 2015 - [PDF 4.2 MB 28-May-2018]

NEW Three (3) Social Security Administration (SSA) Information Security policy documents, 2001-2017 - [PDF 3.1 MB 28-May-2018]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Departmental Directive OIG: 1-102, Cooperation with and Reporting to the Office of Inspector General, 2014 - [PDF 770 KB 28-May-2018]

NEW Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Information Technology Strategy and Transition Plan, Security and Technology Services FY 2016 - FY 2019, 2016 - [PDF 5.8 MB 28-May-2018]

NEW Listing of the audits, assessments and reviews conducted by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Safety Center (NSC), 2015-2017 - [PDF 775 KB 21-May-2018]

NEW List of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Technical Documents in the Aeronautics and Space Database (non-public NASA Technical Report Server) for all reports citations that include the term “Limited Distribution” in the Restriction on Access field, 1940-1959 - [PDF 980 KB 21-May-2018]

NEW Copies of all National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) letter correspondence with Congressman Jim Bridenstine from a search of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, 2015-2016 - [PDF 2.2 MB 21-May-2018]

NEW Listing of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) US and international trademarks, 2011 - [PDF 745 KB 21-May-2018]

NEW Unpublished National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) memoranda and reports concerning the decommissioning of the International Space Station (ISS), 2010-2016 - [PDF 5.5 MB 21-May-2018]

NEW The National Cryptologic School Television Center Catalog, 9th Edition, 1991 - [PDF 5.6 MB 21-May-2018]

NEW National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) United States Cryptologic History, Special Series Crisis Collection Volume 2, The Suez Crisis: A Brief Comint History, 1988 - [PDF 3 MB 14-May-2018]

NEW Closing documents for National Security Agency (NSA) Inspector General investigations/audit/management review/inspection or other project performed for a different agency, 2005-2011 - [PDF 7.4 MB 14-May-2018]

NEW List of National Security Agency (NSA) Inspector General investigations closed 2007-2017 - [PDF 7.6 MB 14-May-2018]

NEW Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) Study Report, 2014 - [PDF 3.4 MB 14-May-2018]

NEW A copy of each response to a Question for the Record (QFR) provided to Congress by the National Science Foundation (NSF), 2012-2015 - [PDF 12 MB 14-May-2018]

NEW Emails and letters between the Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), 2016 - [PDF 2.6 MB 14-May-2018]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Field Operations Handbook (FOH), Chapters 50-54, 56-63, 65, 67-71, 73, 76, and 80-86, 1982-2016 - [PDF 37 MB 07-May-2018]

NEW List of Department of Labor (DOL) Inspector General (OIG) Directives, (current as of) 2017 - [PDF 250 KB 07-May-2018]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Inspector General (OIG) statement of work, reports and presentations produced for the DOL OIG by Elder Research Inc., under contracts DOLOIG14AI0006/DOLOIG14U00012, GS35F032OT/DOLF12XG21355, and GS35F0320T/DOLOIG14A0006, 2012-2017 - [PDF 4.5 MB 07-May-2018]

NEW Reports of investigation for twenty-one (21) U.S. Department of State - Broadcasting Board of Governors Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2012-2017 - [PDF 6.6 MB 07-May-2018]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Joint Inspection of The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Inspection Report No. 96-014, 1996 - [PDF 7.1 MB 07-May-2018]

NEW Public Record Inquiry case logs for the Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2015-2016 - [PDF 865 KB 07-May-2018]

NEW List of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during calendar years 2015-2016 - [PDF 7.4 MB 30-Apr-2018]

NEW List of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during calendar year 2013 - [PDF 2 MB 30-Apr-2018]

NEW List of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during calendar year 2012 - [PDF 8.8 MB 30-Apr-2018]

NEW Closing documents for thirteen (13) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2003-2012 - [PDF 4.5 MB 30-Apr-2018]

NEW FOIA Log for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Oct-Dec 2007 - [PDF 2.8 MB 30-Apr-2018]

NEW Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Intranet (employee-only website) home page and each page linked to the PCLOB Intranet home page by one click (i.e., one level down), 2017 - [PDF 2.5 MB 30-Apr-2018]

NEW Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Federal Aviation Personnel Manual (FAPM) Letters, 2007-2017 - [PDF 2.6 MB 23-Apr-2018]

NEW Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employee only intranet front page for the National Airspace System (NAS) Technical Library, 2017 - [PDF 460 KB 23-Apr-2018]

NEW Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Research Management Plan, 2017 - [PDF 4.8 MB 23-Apr-2018]

NEW Table of Contents only from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Human Resource Policy Manual (HRPM), 2017 - [PDF 580 KB 23-Apr-2018]

NEW International Space Station (ISS) Depressurization Initial Response Procedure, 2016 - [PDF 940 KB 23-Apr-2018]

NEW FOIA Logs for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), 2014-2015 - [PDF 1.5 KB 23-Apr-2018]

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