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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Us-Sponsored

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DE RUEHKO #1356 0870753
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 280753Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2116
INFO RUEKJCS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY

UNCLAS TOKYO 001356

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

FOR EAP/J, DRL/PHD, PM/RSAT, L/PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MOPS MARR PINS PINR JA
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US-SPONSORED
TRAINING: ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING, 767 SIMULATIONS
TRAINING


1. This is an action request. Please see paragraph 3.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act,
Post requests the Department's assistance in screening the
following candidates of the Japan Self Defense Force who have
been nominated for training in the United States. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. Please vet the following candidates:

Name: Ishida, Tsuyoshi
Position: Major (O-4), JASDF, 3rd Tactical Airlift Wing
Service Number: AO43-143429
DOB: 26 Sep 1963
POB: Kyoto, Japan
Training: English Language Training, 767 Simulations Training
Location of Training: Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington
Dates of Training: April 9 - June 7, 2007

Name: Sugiyama, Kazuhiro
Position: Captain (O-3), JASDF, 2nd Tactical Airlift Wing
Service Number: Ao34-183823
DOB: 19 Aug 1974
POB: Shizuoka, Japan
Training: English Language Trainin, 767 Simulations Training
Location of Training: Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington
Dates of Training: April 9 - June 7, 2007

4. Post appreciates the Department's assistance
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