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STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - COURSES IN THE U.S., SEPTEMBER 13, 2009 -
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011

REF: A. JUSMAG MEMO DATED AUGUST 13, 2009
B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. (U) This is an action request for human rights verification
required by the Leahy Amendment; see Para. 2.

2. (U) JUSMAG Bangkok has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for the individuals
below, who have been selected to attend the below-mentioned courses.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this time of
gross violations of human rights by these persons. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Gillian R. Apfel, is the verifying officer for
the Embassy/Department of State.

- Course: The College of International Security Affairs Seminar,
National Defense University, Washington D.C., September 10-11, 2009.
JUSMAG is the funding agency.

Name: Parinya Chaidilok
DPOB: July 23, 1961; Kalasin, Thailand
Title/Rank: Colonel
Unit: Internal Security Operation Command.

- Course: Master Degree on Electronic Warfare, Monterey, CA, Naval
Post Graduate, September 13, 2009 - September 23, 2011. JUSMAG is
the funding agency.

Name: Nattaphum Paepolshiri
DPOB: September 29, 1982; Chon Buri, Thailand
Title/Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade
Unit: Personnel Division, Royal Thai Fleet, Royal Thai Navy.

- Course: International Defense Management, Defense Resource
Management Institute, Monterey, CA, September 19 - December 04,
2009. JUSMAG is the funding agency.

Name: Prinya Meeluxsana
DPOB: February 01, 1961; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Captain
Unit: Project and Planning Division, Supply Center, Naval Supply
Department, Royal Thai Navy.

Name: Pornpott Medrawuthinan
DPOB: October 02, 1967; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Colonel
Unit: Office of Policy and Planning, Ministry of Defense.

- Course: Combined Strategic Intelligence Training Program,
Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington,
D.C. September 24 - November 13, 2009. JUSMAG is the funding
agency.

Name: Naratip Treecharoen
DPOB: November 13, 1979; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Pilot Officer
Unit: Armed Forces Security Center, Royal Thai Armed Forces.

JOHN

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