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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Aviation Leadership Program (Alp) in Usa,

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR AVIATION LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (ALP) IN USA,
NOVEMBER 12 2009 TO JULY 10, 2010

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Aviation Leadership Program (ALP) in USA, which has begun on
November 12, 2009. The course will last for approximately one year
and the participant will begin as soon as possible. Post vetting
was completed on January 3, 2010. Post requests that vetting be
completed by January 15, 2010 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidate:

1. Name: Md Tanwir Adeeb
Rank: Pilot Officer
Unit: 15 Squadron BAF
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: 9331
Date of Birth: 5 January 1987
Place of Birth: Chittagong, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

DEAN

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