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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3775
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UNCLAS BANGKOK 002232

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - KHAN QUEST 2008 EXERCISE, ROYAL THAI ARMED
FORCES, MONGOLIA, SEPTEMBER 02-22, 2008

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED JULY 21, 2008
B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. (U) This is an action request for human rights
verification required by the Leahy Amendment; see Para. 2.

2. (U) JUSMAG THAI has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for unit and
individuals listed below, which have been selected to attend the
course scheduled below. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible
information at this time of gross violations of human rights by this
person. Embassy Bangkok Political Officer, Melissa G. Carlson, is
the verifying officer for the Embassy/Department of State.

JUSMAGTHAI is requesting HRV of this unit no later than 15 August 08
in order to meet Department of State and U.S. Pacific Command's
administrative requirements.

Khan Quest 2008 Exercise, Royal Thai Armed Forces, Mongolia,
September 02-22, 2008.


PARTICIPANTS:

1. MAJ. Kittipong Charunyanon, Battalion Executive Officer, 1st
Battalion 12 Regiment, DPOB: 16-Aug-70; Roi-Et, TH.

2. CPT. Panu Kwansuwun, Company Commander, 3rd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 30-Aug-77; Bangkok, TH.

3. LT. Kajornkit Charoonchart, Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 20-Dec-85; Bangkok, TH.

4. MSGT. Samad Sangtong, Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB:14-Mar-57; Nakhon Nayok, TH.

5. MSGT. Suchad Wongsa, Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB:28-Feb-62; Sa Kaeo, TH.

6. CPT. Ratthapong Phetsang, Company Commander, 1st Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 28-Dec-79; Nakhon Si Thammarat, TH.

7. MSGT. Sommai Khaongam, Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 23
Regiment, DPOB:4-Jun-59; Nakhon Ratchasima, TH.

8. MSGT. Sopas Pilama, Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 23 Regiment,
DPOB: 18-Jan-64; Uttaradit, TH.

9. MSGT. Samat Bootpom, Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 4-May-59; Sakon Nakhon, TH.


10. SGT. Konlachai Udom, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 7-Apr-78; Sa Kaeo, TH.

11. SGT. Burapar Jittamma, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 11-Sep-84; Khon Kaen, TH.

12. SGT. Suracha Maleeros, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 10-Oct-74; Chanthaburi, TH.

13, CPL. Kritsada Ardvichai, Team Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 6-Nov-87; Roi-Et, TH.

14. CPL. Payoongsak Hanchai, Team Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 2-Nov-84; Phayao,TH.

15. SGT. Preeda Saovakoon, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 22-Feb-79; Buriram, TH.

16. SGT. Supot Pongchana, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 18-May-72; Udon Thani, TH.

17. SGT. Ittirit Uppapong, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 2-Sep-80; Udon Thani, TH.

18. MSGT. Panya Yordngam, Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 18-Aug-67; Surin, TH.

19. SGT. Sabu Phaungsi, Team Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 30-Jan-78; Sa Kaeo, TH.

20. SGT. Kokiat Pungmalai, Team Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,


DPOB: 15-May-81; Prachin Buri, TH.

21. CPL. Sarawoot Khommeerat, Team Leader, 1st Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 19-Oct-78; Sa Kaeo, TH.

22. SGT. Precha Moudsi, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 4-Feb-82; Khon kaen, TH.

23. SGT. Montee Sirinai, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 20-Oct-74; Ubon Ratchathani,TH.

24. SGT. Somkiart Maidanklang, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 16-Jul-82; Roi-Et, TH.

25. SGT. Pisan Poonram Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 6-Jun-82; Buriram, TH.

26. SGT. Sart Chawong, Squad Leader, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 31-Oct-78; Roi-Et, TH.

27. MSGT. Kriengsak Detsorn, Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 1-Jul-68; Prachin Buri, TH.

28. MSGT. Thananchai Thiamchaturat, Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion
12 Regiment, DPOB: 19-Sep-75; Nakhon Ratchasima, TH.

29. MSGT. Uten Sertmuangpak, Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 1-Jan-75; Nakhon Ratchasima, TH.

30. MSGT. Suphat Naktham, Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 28-Oct-70; Khon Kaen, TH.

31. MSGT. Chantee Ninnet, Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 11-Sep-77; Udon Thani, TH.

32. CPL. Suntorn Inkhai, Team Leader, 2nd Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 24-Jan-84; Loei, TH.

33. SGT. Weerachon Keawleaw, Squad Leader, 2nd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 3-Sep-81; Surin, TH.

34. SGT. Wattanwong Konkayan, Squad Leader, 2nd Battalion 12
Regiment, 1457400122, 6-Jul-83; Mukdahan, TH.

35. SGT. Chaiyasit Tokun, Rifleman, 2nd Battalion 12 Regiment, DPOB:
18-Feb-78; Nakhon Nayok, TH.

36. MSGT. Chamlong Insamran, Platoon Leader, 3rd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 8-Feb-74; Burinram, TH.

37. MSGT. Wutipong Peumsee, Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 17-Jun-62; Chaiyaphum, TH.

38. MSGT. Udul Inphama, Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 21-Mar-75; Udon Thani, TH.

39. CPL. Nattawut Panom, Rifleman, 3rd Battalion 12 Regiment, DPOB:
7-Oct-85; Sa Kaeo, TH.

40. CPL. Apidat Mawong, Rifleman, 3rd Battalion 12 Regiment, DPOB:
1-Dec-84; Khon Kaen, TH.

41. MSGT. Pattana Sisai, Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 20-Oct-74; Sa Kaeo, TH.

42. MSGT. Kittisak Suwandee, Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 12
Regiment, DPOB: 14-Mar-77; Sa Kaeo, TH.

43. SGT. Wikot Pawapotago, Rifleman, 3rd Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 18-Dec-83; Surin, TH.

44. SGT. Porntep Yeepoo, Rifleman, 3rd Battalion 12 Regiment, DPOB:
17-Feb-84; Sa Kaeo, TH.

45. COL. Kittibadee Intasuruch, Staff Officer, J-3 Royal Thai Armed
Forces HQ, DPOB: 10-Jun-66; Bangkok, TH.

46. LTC. Suchart Lamoolmee, Staff Officer, J-3 Royal Thai Armed
Forces HQ, DPOB: 4-Jan-65; Suphanburi, TH.

47. MAJ. Atit Tanyanon, Staff Officer, 1st Battalion 12 Regiment,
DPOB: 13-Apr-60; Nakhon Ratchasima, TH.

Alternates:

48. SGT. Vanavit Sriseubsai, Squad Leader 1 Battalion 12th Regiment,
DPOB: 24-Sep-74; Ang Thong, TH.

49. CPL. Varatep Tungchuvong, Team Leader 1 Battalion 12th Regiment,
DPOB: 21-May-83; Nakhon Ratchasima, TH.

50. SGT. Kampan Sanmo, Squad Leader 1 Battalion 12 Regiment, DPOB:
20-May-74; Sa Kaeo, TH.

JOHN

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