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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 - DEFENSE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, THE
CENTARA HOTEL AND RESORTSM BANGKOK, 18-29 AUGUST 2008

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED AUGUST 15, 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 individuals listed below,
which have been selected to attend the seminar 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

Defense Resource Management Seminar, the Centara Hotel and Resorts,
Bangkok, 18-29 August 2008.

Participants:
Capt. Kunvadee Khanungphian, Operations Officer, Office of Policy
and Planning, Ministry of Defense (MOD), DPOB: 23 December 1961;
Bangkok, Thailand.

Cdr. Omanong Sookmak, Chief of Registrar Control, Office of Policy
and Planning, MOD, DPOB: 12 January 1970; Bangkok, Thailand.

Maj. Anutchana Ambunandana, Chief of Foreign Language Section,
Office of Policy and Planning, MOD, DPOB: 22 November 1972; Bangkok,
Thailand.

Sqn. Ldr. Paween Rojanapanjch, Attached to Education Section, Office
of Policy and Planning, MOD, DPOB: 19 June 1974; Bangkok, Thailand.


Col. Tunyaporn Napawong, Attached to Supreme Command Headquarters
(SCHQ), DPOB: 19 April 1952; Phissanuloke, Thailand.

Col. Yupiradee Chinnasote, Deputy Director of Land Division, Support
Service Department, SCHQ, DPOB: 22 December 1965; Bangkok,
Thailand.

Col. Rungroj Pukpra Yura, Assistance Director, Armed Force Security
Center, SCHQ, DPOB: 10 May1954; Washington D.C., USA.

Col. Winai Pochanakong, Assistance Director of Communication,
Department of Joint Communication, DPOB: 15 June 1955; Bangkok,
Thailand.

Lt. Col. Thipparat Weerawat, Chief, Budget Section, Joint of
Operations Department, SCHQ, DPOB: 5 August 1969; Bangkok,
Thailand.

Sqn. Ldr. Sanyaruk Prasert, Computer Technology Officer, Military
Information Technology Department, DPOB: 25 May 1974; Bangkok,
Thailand.

Cdr. Nongluck Panyasirikulchaj, Chief of Pharmacy Section, Armed
Forces Development Center, SCHQ, DPOB: 10 July 1969; Chacheungsao,
Thailand.

Col. Thanakorn Thongsuk, Army Training Command, Royal Thai Army
(RTA), DPOB: 16 February 1955; Bangkok, Thailand.

Col. Decha Dechachart, Army Training Command, RTA, DPOB: 18 April
1957; Bangkok, Thailand.

Col. Supaded Oota, Directorate of Personnel, RTA, DPOB: 6 March
1959; Nakompanom Province, Thailand.

Ltc. Worawech Wanamongkol, Directorate of Intelligence, RTA, DPOB:
10 November 1972; Bangkok, Thailand.

Ltc. Sutee Duangtoon, Directorate of Logistics, RTA, DPOB: 4 January
1972; Saraburi Province, Thailand.

Ltc. Wanaluck Saengsuksa Wang, Army Training Command, RTA, DPOB: 19
November 1967; Petchaburi Province, Thailand.

Col. Viwat Suchart, Deputy Commandant, Logistics School, RTA, DPOB:
9 September 1956; Bangkok, Thai land.

Capt. Santi Boonnuch, Staff Officer, Navy Comptroller Department,
Royal Thai Navy (RTN), DPOB: 19 May 1959; Samutsongkram, Thailand.


Capt. Athapol Phetchai, Deputy Director General, Organization
Division, Naval Operation Department, DPOB: 6 October 1962; Bangkok,
Thailand.

Cdr. Peerapah Sangirang, Head of Planning Section and Programming,
Communications Division, Naval Comptroller, RTN, DPOB: 20 October
1972; Chiengmai, Thailand.

Lt. Cdr. Teerapong Krajangnate, Head of Planning Section, Civil
Affairs Division, Naval Comptroller, RTN, DPOB: 2 December 1972;
Bangkok, Thailand.

Lt. Cdr. Chartsiam Chaichoochoke, Attached into Foreign Education
Section, Education Division, Naval Personnel Dept., DPOB: 2 January
1976; Songkhla, Thailand.

Wg. Cdr. Jackkrit Thamma Vichai, Chief of Policy Section, Policy and
Plans Division, Directorate of Operations, Royal Thai Air Force
(RTAF), DPOB: 8 November 1970; Bangkok, Thailand.

Cdr. Fuanglada Vuteerapon, Chief of Section 7, Intelligence
Division, Directorate of Intelligence, RTAF, DPOB: 18 February 1966;
Chiengmai, Thailand.

Sqn. Ldr. Alisa Thaweevat, Deputy Chief Section 3, Intelligence
Division, Directorate of Intelligence, RTAF, DPOB: 29 September
1971; Bangkok, Thailand.

Maj. Chardchai Thanomkulbutr, Human Resource Management Officer,
Budgeting Division, Royal Aide-de-Camp, DPOB: 15 September 1968;
Bangkok, Thailand.

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