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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request - Ugabag (V) Amisom Training

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INFO RUEHKM/AMEMBASSY KAMPALA

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SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST - UGABAG (V) AMISOM TRAINING

1. Pursuant to the Leahy and Foreign Assistance Acts, Post
requests assistance in screening the following Ugandan nationals
who have been selected for US-sponsored training. The candidates
are invited to participate in UGABAG (V) in Support of AMISOM. The
training will be conducted from February 15, 2010 to March 4, 2010.
Post has reviewed its files and found no derogatory information on
these individuals.

2. Biographical details are as follows:

RANK: Major
NAME: Benjamin Mugisha
DATE OF BIRTH: March 20, 1953
PLACE OF BIRTH: Bushenyi, Uganda
POSITION: Acting Commander

RANK: Major
NAME: John Magarura
DATE OF BIRTH: September 12, 1969
PLACE OF BIRTH: Mbarara, Uganda
POSITION: Battalion Commander


3. Post appreciates Department assistance in reviewing this vetting
request.
LANIER

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