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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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DE RUEHSG #2076 2762105
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 032105Z OCT 06
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0097
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 002076

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
SECURITY ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT-FOREIGN PURCHASER COURSE


1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2 and 3.

2. Action request: Embassy requests the Department assist
in conducting a Leahy Amendment Human Rights review, as well
as a general name check of the following Chilean candidates
who have been nominated for training in the U.S., pursuant to
the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act. Please transmit
the results of such, including information not strictly
covered by the Leahy Amendment, to Embassy.

3. The proposed training is the Security Assistance
Management-Foreign Purchaser Course, which will take place at
the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management,
Wright Patterson Airforce Base, Ohio, 22 October through 3
November, 2006. The name and identifying information of the
proposed candidate appears in the following format: Name,
unit, date of birth, place of birth and national
identification number.

a. Major (O-4) Carlos CRAWFORD Saes, Chilean Air Force
Logistics Command, 17-Nov-1967, Santiago CHILE, 10.272.495-k

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b. Captain (O-3) Mauricio BOBADILLA Chamorro, Chilean Air
Force Logistics Command, 24-Feb-1973, Santiago CHILE,
8.396.234-8.

c. Lieutenant (O-4) Macelo GARCIA Correa, Chilean Air Force
Logistics Command, 6-May-1977, Santiago CHILE, 13.232.937-0.

d. Technical Sergeant (E-6) Felipe MORENO Kaune, 23-Jul-1966,
Santiago CHILE, 9.487.139-5.

4. Embassy has conducted its own review and did not find
credible information that the candidates have been involved
in gross human rights violations.
KELLY

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