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This Freedom of Information Act Service Center services the 436th Airlift Wing. Any FOIA requests made regarding the 512th Airlift Wing can be made by visiting the 512th AW FOIA page at

FOIA requesters who have questions concerning the processing of their request with the Dover AFB FOIA Office should call (302) 677-3642. If dissatisfied with the response from the center, you may contact the FOIA Public Liaison, HQ AMC FOIA Office at (618) 229-5710 or e-mail, or the FOIA Public Liaison, HQ AF FOIA Office at (703) 588-6102 or email

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Air Force FOIA Web site
DoD FOIA Web site
DoD Freedom of Information Handbook

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