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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-MALIKI, KADHIM AND AL-BIATY

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 have been nominated for
training in the United States. Post has no derogatory information.

3. The names of the proposed candidates follow:

NAME: Jawad Kadhim Laebe AL-MALIKI
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Air Force, NAMAB
DOB: July 01, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 8 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Amin Khudhair Kadhim KADHIM
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Air Force, Sq. 23rd
DOB: February 15, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 8 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Ahmed Muaath Salih AL-BIATY
POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer, Iraqi Air Force, Sq. 23rd
DOB: October 19, 1969
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 8 to January 30, 2009

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