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Cablegate: Legion of Merit for Bg Abdullah Saeed Al-Mansoori

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P 121336Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY MANAMA
TO RUENAAA/CNO WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
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UNCLAS MANAMA 000540

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CNO FOR LT JORDON SIMS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR PREL BA
SUBJECT: LEGION OF MERIT FOR BG ABDULLAH SAEED AL-MANSOORI

REF: CNO N2L EMAIL DTD 08 AUGUST 2008

1. (U) Embassy Manama has completed a local files check and concurs with ref proposal to award the Legion of Merit to the Commander of the Royal Bahrain Navy, Brigadier General Abdullah Saeed Al-Mansoori, in recognition of the Bahraini Navy,s role as a leader in integration with NAVCENT coalition operations.

2.(U) Post understands that the CNO, Admiral Roughead, has expressed interest in presenting the decoration to BG Al-Mansoori in Washington D.C. during a counterpart visit on 10 December 2008. ********************************************* ******** Visit Embassy Manama's Classified Website: XXXXXXXXXXXX********************************************* ******** HENZEL

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