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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Signal Captain Career Course, November 12

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O 140817Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7515
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC PRIORITY
RHMFIUU/CDRUSARPAC FT SHAFTER HI PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY
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UNCLAS DHAKA 001066

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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 SIGNAL CAPTAIN CAREER COURSE, NOVEMBER 12
TO MAY 29

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the Signal Captain Career Course in Fort Gordon, Georgia, which will
begin on November 12, 2008. Post vetting was completed on October
13, 2008. Post requests that vetting be completed by October 28 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: A.A.M. Mostafizur Rahman
Rank: Captain
Unit: Army Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 6736
Date of Birth: 1 January 1984
Place of Birth: Barisal

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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