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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR 8 IRAQI AIR FORCE PERSONNEL TO ATTEND SIMULATOR REFRESHER
TRAINING JANUARY 1 - 30, 2009

1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Department's assistance in screening the following
candidates of the Iraqi Security Forces who have been nominated for
training in the United States. Post has no derogatory information.

3. The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Radhi Jumaa Sigh AL-FREEJI
POSITION: Major, SQ. 23rd, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: January 1, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009


NAME: Samir Jawad Agarr AL-RIKABI
POSITION: Colonel, AOC, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: February 11, 1960
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Sameer Fareed Abdulhameed ABDULHAMEED
POSITION: Lieutenant Colonel, SQ. 23rd /NAMAB, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: February 26, 1966
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Hussein Hamid Mansy AL-SHARIFI
POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer, SQ. 23rd, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: July 1, 1966
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Raid Muhammed Latif LATIF
POSITION: Captain, SQ. 23rd, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: March 7, 1977
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Kadhim Mutashar Farhan AL-TIMMI
POSITION: Major, NAMAB, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: January 15, 1962
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Husni Khazel Hasoon AL-MALIKY
POSITION: Lieutenant Colonel, AOC, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: January 1, 1968
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Kamal Hamza Humadi AL-MUHAMADY
POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer, SQ. 23rd, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: February 4, 1968
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 1 to January 30, 2009

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