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DE RUEHBK #2126 1960437
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 140437Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3675
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 002126

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - JOINT COMBINED EXCHANGE TRAINING (JCET) TEAK
TORCH 09-1, OCT 27 - NOV 28, 2008

REF: A. JUSMAGTHAI MEMOS DATED 14 JULY 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 units and individual/s
listed below, who have been selected to attend the above-mentioned
course. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this
time of gross violations of human rights by these persons. Embassy
Bangkok Political Officer, Melissa Carlson, is the verifying officer
for the Embassy/Department of State.

1. Royal Thai Army Aviation Center, General Aviation Support
Battalion, COL Chaivuth Yuttasilkul, Commander, DPOB: 21 July 1957;
Nakhon Ratchasima Province, TH

2. Royal Thai Air Force Special Operations Regiment Group, Group
Captain Jirawat Moolsatr, Commander, DPOB: 27 January 1965; Bangkok,
TH

JOHN

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