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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Priciple of Defense Acquisition

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR PRICIPLE OF DEFENSE ACQUISITION
MANAGEMENT COURSE, OCTOBER 18 TO NOVEMBER 14

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the Principle of Defense Acquisition Management Course in Monterey,
California, which will begin on October 18, 2008. Post vetting was
completed on September 16, 2008. Post requests that vetting be
completed by October 5 to provide sufficient time for processing.
Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

1. Name: Mohammad Abdul Hossain
Rank: Group Captain
Unit: Air Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 7370
Date of Birth: 31 July 1958
Place of Birth: Mymensingh

2. Name: Mosaddek Hamid
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Armed Forces Division
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 3249
Date of Birth: 1 January 1967
Place of Birth: Khulna

3. Name: Md. Atiouzzaman Bhuiyan
Rank: Commander
Unit: BNS ISSA KHAN
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 540
Date of Birth: 1 January 1965
Place of Birth: Dhaka

4. Name: Abdullah Tafhimul Islam
Rank: Major
Unit: Ordnance Centre and School
Unit Location: Rajendrapur
Personal Number: 5144
Date of Birth: 6 December 1975
Place of Birth: Chandpur

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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