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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Manila Leahy Vetting Request -

VZCZCXYZ0011
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #9642 3151821
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 101815Z NOV 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHML/AMEMBASSY MANILA PRIORITY 8562
INFO RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RHMFISS/NO JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 119642

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR PREL PTER KCRM SNAR MARR RP
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR MANILA LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
JUSMAG IMET NAVAL STAFF COLLEGE

REF: MANILA 2472

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and found that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights for the individuals identified below.
These individuals are candidates for participation in the Naval Staff
College under JUSMAG International Military Education and Training
(IMET) Program. The program schedule runs from January 8, 2009
through June 19, 2009.

2. (U) Candidates:

LCDR Romeo L. Garcia, DOB: July 15, 1957
POB: Albay, Philippines
Unit: Headquarters Philippine Fleet, Sangley Point, Cavite

LCDR Juario C. Marayag, DOB: July 20, 1970
POB: Pangasinan, Philippines
Unit: Office of the Chief Naval Staff, Headquarters Philippine Navy

LCDR Renato T. Ringor, DOB: March 3, 1963
POB: Pangasinan, Philippines
Unit: Headquarters Department of National Defense

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified in paragraph 2 above, as of this date. Post
may cite this cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) The Naval Staff College starts January 8 and ends June 19,
2009, in Newport, Rhode Island.

6. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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