AR 15-6 Investigation (Ramadi Palace, Iraq, July 11-12, 2003) re: Appointment of Investigating Officer

Appointment of investigating officer for allegations of detainee mistreatment during Operation Thunder Payback at Ramadi Palace, Iraq – July 11-12, 2003. The appointment letter incorrectly states the date of the operation and events as July 29, 2003. However, the statements from the soldiers who witnessed the events clearly shows the events wtook place late July 11 or the early morning of July 12, 2003. This document is part of an investigation in to an incident related to ACLU RDI 1136 through 1171.

Doc_type: 
Investigative File
Doc_date: 
Friday, August 1, 2003
Doc_rel_date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2005
Doc_text: 

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
94TH MILITARY POLICE COMPANY
LONDONDERRY AFRC
LONDONDERRY, NH 03053

AFRC-CMA-B-CO 01 August 2003
MEMORANDUM FOR 94'1' Military PoliceCompany, APO AE 09302-1343
SUBJECT: Appointment of Investigating Officer
1.
You are hereby appointed an investigating officer pursuant to15-6 to inve tioate the cir umstances surrounding the allegations against and or mistreatment of a detainee while conducting Operation c —L Thunder Payback on 29 July 2003. (00 c
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2.
In your investigation, all witness statements will be sworn. From the evidence, you
will make findings whether the mistreatment of a detainee allegations are
substantiated or unsubstantiated.

3.
You will meet with SJA to review 15-6 investigation procedures prior to starting
the investigation, and once again to review the Investigation Report.

4.
Submit your final report to this headquarters, no later than 10 August 2003.

5.
POC for this action is the undersigned at 559-0148.

008187
DOD 006818

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3425
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66