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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Indonesia Leahy Vetting Request -

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UNCLAS STATE 135293

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MARR KCRM PINR PGOV PREL SNAR ID
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR INDONESIA LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
ODC-007-2009

REF: JAKARTA 2272

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
to date, it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights for the individuals identified below. These individuals
are candidates to attend the COBRA GOLD 09
Command Post Exercise scheduled from February 4, 2009 through
February 17, 2009. The approximate U.S. funding for this training is
$130,650.

2. (U) Candidates:

JUNIAS LUMBAN TOBING, BRIGADIER GENERAL, DIRECTOR OF TNI STRATEGIC
ANALYSIS, TNI ANALYSIS STRATEGIC DIRECTORATE, JAKARTA; DOB: 03 JUNE
1954, POB: CIAMIS, INDONESIA; MALE

USRA HENDRA HARAHAP, COLONEL, DEPUTY CHIEF, INDONESIA PEACEKEEPING
CENTER INDONESIAN DEFENCE FORCES, JAKARTA; DOB: 11 AUGUST 1959, POB:
PADANG, INDONESIA; MALE

AHMAD FAIZAL, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, STAFF OFFICER FOR OPERATIONS, JOINT
TRAINING INDONESIAN DEFENCE FORCES OPERATIONS, JAKARTA; DOB: 24 JUNE
1968, POB: BANDUNG, INDONESIA; MALE

HERMAWAN PRASETYABUDI, MAJOR, OPERATION STAFF OFFICER, 2nd AMPHIBIOUS
MARINES TANK BATTALION, JAKARTA; DOB: 16 JUNE 1973, POB: SLEMAN,
INDONESIA; MALE

SURYA CHANDRA SIAHAAN, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, STAFF OFFICER, JOINT
TRAINING AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, JAKARTA; DOB: 16 OCTOBER 1967, POB:
JAKARTA, INDONESIA; MALE

KARMIN SUHARNA, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, STAFF OFFICER, OVERSEAS TRAINING
FOR ARMY OPERATIONS, JAKARTA; DOB: 11 DECEMBER 1964, POB: BANDUNG,
INDONESIA; MALE

BUDIMAN SULISTYONO PRATOMO, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, CHIEF OF SCIENCE
CENTER DIVISION, TNI INFORMATION AND DATA PROCESSING CENTER, CIMAHI;
DOB: 02 FEBRUARY 1963, POB: MAGELANG, INDONESIA; MALE

MUHAMMAD FAUZI, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, CHIEF OF LOGISTIC, PKO CENTER,
INDONESIAN DEFENSE FORCES HEADQUARTERS, JAKARTA; DOB: 14 DECEMBER
1963, POB: SURABAYA, INDONESIA; MALE

JANTO IMANUEL TEHUPURING, MAJOR, STAFF OFFICER FOR OPERATIONS,
MILITARY AREA COMMAND IX/UDAYANA, BALI; DOB: 17 JANUARY 1969, POB:
MANADO, INDONESIA; MALE

PARYANTO, COLONEL, SENIOR OFFICER, TRAINING MANAGEMENT FOR ARMY
OPERATIONS, JAKARTA; DOB: 03 SEPTEMBER 1958, POB: KARANGANYAR,
INDONESIA; MALE

DWI HARYOKO, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, CHIEF OF THE MATERIAL RESEARCH AND
DEVELOPMENT, CAVALRY CENTER, BANDUNG; DOB: 04 FEBRUARY 1966, POB:
JAKARTA, INDONESIA; MALE

JUDI PARAGINA FIRDAUS, MAJOR, INTELLIGENT STAFF OFFICER, MILITARY SUB
AREA COMMAND 051/JAYAKARTA MILITARY AREA COMMAND, JAKARTA; DOB: 27
AUGUST 1972, POB: BOJONEGORO, INDONESIA; MALE

FIRMANSYAH, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, CHIEF OF SECURITY, ARMY
COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE, JAKARTA; DOB: 05 DECEMBER 1968, POB:
BANJARMASIN, INDONESIA; MALE

SLAMET RIADI, MAJOR, MILITARY INSTRUCTOR IN STAFF DEPARTMENT,
INFANTRY TRAINING CENTER, BANDUNG; DOB: 08 FEBRUARY 1974, POB:
PALEMBANG, INDONESIA; MALE

RIDWAN PRAWIRA, MAJOR, TRAINING CENTER OF SEA OPERATION COMMANDER,
INDONESIAN WESTERN FLEET TRAINING COMMAND, JAKARTA; DOB: 22 AUGUST
1970, POB: JAKARTA, INDONESIA; MALE

SISWO HARSONO, MAJOR, AMPHIBIOUS TACTICAL OFFICER, STAFF OPERATION
INDONESIAN MARINE CORPS HEADQUARTER, JAKARTA; DOB: 29 MAY 1972, POB:
BLORA, INDONESIA; MALE

AMRIN ROSIHAN HENDROTOMO, MAJOR, COMMANDING OFFICER, INDONESIA SHIP
KRI TJIPTADI 881, SURABAYA; DOB: 04 JUNE 1972, POB: TERNATE,
INDONESIA; MALE

EFHARDIAN, MAJOR, OPERATION OFFICER, 4TH INFANTRY BATTALION MARINE
CORPS, JAKARTA; DOB: 14 JULY 1973, POB: JAKARTA, INDONESIA; MALE

SOMAD, MAJOR, FLIGHT OPERATIONS COMMUNICATION 'A', 8th SQUADRON ATANG
SANJAYA AIR FORCE BASE, BOGOR; DOB: 12 FEBRUARY 1974, POB: INDRAMAYU,
INDONESIA; MALE

DANU SETIAWAN, MAJOR, CHIEF OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS A, SQUADRON 31,
HALIM PERDANA KUSUMA AIR FORCE BASE, JAKARTA; DOB: 23 JANUARY 1974,
POB: JAKARTA, INDONESIA; MALE

MARDA SARJONO, CAPTAIN, FLIGHT OPERATIONS "A" COMMANDER, 15 SQUADRON
ISWAHJUDI AIR FORCE BASE, MADIUN; DOB: 02 MARCH 1975, POB: JAKARTA,
INDONESIA; MALE

ARIF ADI NUGROHO, CAPTAIN, CHIEF OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS B, SQUADRON 14,
ISWAHYUDI AIR FORCE BASE, MADIUN; DOB: 16 APRIL 1976, POB:
TEMANGGUNG, INDONESIA; MALE

MOHAMAD NAFIS, MAJOR, EVALUATION & REPORT OFFICER, AIR DEFENSE
ARTILLERY HEADQUARTER, CIMAHI; DOB: 18 JULY 1973, POB: CIREBON,
INDONESIA; MALE

NURHADI SUBROTO, MAJOR, CHIEF OF ADMINISTRATION, INFANTRY TRAINING
CENTER, BANDUNG; DOB: 01 OCTOBER 1965, POB: KEDIRI, INDONESIA; MALE

AHMAD GINANJAR, MAJOR, CHIEF OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SECTION,
COMBAT SIMULATION CENTER, BANDUNG; DOB: 20 JULY 1967, SERANG,
INDONESIA; MALE

3. (U) To authorized parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of
State possesses no credible information of gross violations of human
rights by the individuals listed above, as of this date. Post may
cite this cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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