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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR ABDULLAH

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 Air Force who has been nominated for
training in the United States. Post has no derogatory information.

3. The names of the proposed candidate follows:

NAME: Hussein Najm Abdullah ABDULLAH
POSITION: Flight Surgeon, First Lieutenant, New Almuthana Air Base,
Iraqi Air Force
DOB: June 06, 1979
TYPE OF TRAINING: Aerospace Medicine Course
TRAINING LOCATION: USAFSAM, Brooks AFB, San Antonio, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: January 03 to June 03, 2009

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