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FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4132
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 002572

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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 - COURSES: SPECIALIZED ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TRAINING, LACKLAND AFB, TEXAS AND UH-60 HELICOPTER REPAIRER, FORT
EUSTIS, VA, OCTOBER 01 - DECEMBER 05, 2008

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 individuals 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: Specialized English Language Training, Lackland
AFB, Texas and UH-60 Helicopter Repairer, Fort Eustis, VA, October
01 - December 05, 2008.


Participants:
- Captain Supree Rittisuk, First Air Cavalry Troop, Cavalry
Center, Saraburi, DPBO: November 01, 1978; Prachuakirikhan Province,
TH.

- Sergeant Preecha Saseesom, 9th Air Mobile Company, DPOB: August
19 1984; Bangkok, TH.

- First Lieutenant Jaklawal Juntartip, 2nd Air Mobile Company,
DPOB: September 22 1967; Prachuapkirikhan Province, TH.

- First Master Sergeant Sermkiat Kulpimai, Aviation Company, 5th
Infantry Division, DPOB: March 30, 1970; Nakornratchasima Province,
TH.

- Sergeant Surachat Usaha, Aviation Battalion, DPOB: September
17, 1977; Ratchaburi Province, TH.


JOHN

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