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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting For

VZCZCXYZ0005
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKO #4551 2710725
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 280725Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8028

UNCLAS TOKYO 004551

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MARR MOPS PINR PINS JA
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING: EXECUTIVE SECURITY COURSE


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 candidate of the Japan Self Defense Forces who has
been nominated for training in the United States. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. Please vet the following candidate:

Name: Shimodaira, Takuya
Position: Captain, JMSDF, Joint Staff College, MOD
Service Number: N/A
DOB: 1963 September 7
POB: Ebetsu City, Japan
Type of Training: Executive Security Course
Location of Training: Asia-Pacific Center for Security
Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii
Dates of Training: October 16 - December 5, 2007

4. Post appreciates the Department's assistance
Schieffer

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