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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Ministry of Defense Air Corps Staff

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DE RUEHBUL #1554 1760843
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 240843Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4464

UNCLAS KABUL 001554

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, S/CT

E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: MINISTRY OF DEFENSE AIR CORPS STAFF

1. This is an action request - see paragraph 2.

2. In order to comply with Leahy vetting requirements, this cable
forwards the names and biodata of two (2) officers. Post has
reviewed the information available on these individuals and has
found no derogatory information. Post requests Department response
by July 8, 2008.

3. Following is biographical data for the two officers:

1.Name: Abdul Rahman
Father: Mohammad Hashim
Grandfather: Ahmad Shah
Rank: CAPT
Unit: MoD, AIR CORPS, Presidential Squadron
DOB: Feb 1, 1968
POB: Qarghayee, Laghman
Ehtnicity: Pashton
Course: Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL

2.Name: Abdul Qayoum
Father: Gulestan
Grandfather: Sardan Khan
Rank: CAPT
Unit: MoD, AIR CORPS, Fixed Wings
DOB: Aug 1, 1970
POB: Kabul, Afghanistan
Ehtnicity: Pashton
Course: Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL

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