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DE RUEHBK #2571 2410823
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 280823Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4131
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 002571

SIPDIS

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 - COURSES: OPSAV, LACKLAND AFB, TEXAS AND UH-60
AVIATOR QUALIFICATION, FORT RUCKER, AL, OCTOBER 15, 2008 - APRIL 17,
2009

REF: A. JUSMAG/THAI MEMOS DATED AUGUST 19, 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 individual listed below,
which have been selected to attend the courses 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

JUSMAG - Courses: OPSAV, Lackland AFB, Texas and UH-60 Aviator
Qualification, Fort Rucker, AL, October 15, 2008 - April 17, 2009.

Participant:
- Captain Bodin Thamchai, 2nd Air Mobile Company, DPOB:
August 18, 1979; Udonthani Province, TH.

JOHN

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