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FM AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9483
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RHMFISS/CJCS WASHINGTON DC IMMEDIATE
RUWGTCH/JIATF WEST //J3// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI//JC/J3/J4/J5// IMMEDIATE
RHHMUNS/COMSOCPAC HONOLULU HI//SOJ3// IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS BANGKOK 000035

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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 - AMMUNITION SPECIALIST ALC, NCO ACADEMY
MISSILE AND MUNITIONS, ALABAMA, 25 JANUARY - 29 MARCH 2010

REF: A. JUSMAG MEMO DATED JANUARY 06, 2010
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 individual
listed below, who has been selected to attend the below-mentioned
course. Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this
time of gross violations of human rights by this person. Embassy
Bangkok Political Officer, Gillian R. Apfel, is the verifying
officer for the Embassy/Department of State.

Course: Ammunition Specialist ALC, NCO Academy Missile and
Munitions, Alabama, 25 January - 29 March 2010. JUSMAG is the
funding agency.

Name: Siwat Smagsigit
DPOB: 5 September 1985; Lopburi Province, Thailand
Title/Rank: First Lieutenant
Unit: 3rd Infantry Division, Royal Thai Army

JOHN

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