Army Memo re: Phone conversation with a reporter concerning detainee capture video footage

This is an Army memo discussing a phone conversation an investigating officer had with a reporter with Reuters concerning footage the reporter recorded while accompanying the Alpha Company, 588th Battalion on a November 22, 2003 raid.

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Thursday, December 4, 2003
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, January 1, 2007
Doc_text: 

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
2D.:BRIGADE. 4 TH L\TFANTRY DIVISON (MECHANIZED)
BAQUBAH AIRFIELD. LRAQ

AFYB-AR-S 1_ 4 December 2003
MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD
SUBJECT: Phone Conversation with Reporter
1.
On 2 December 2003, at 1620 hours, I contacted_by phone. Mr._is a Reuters reporter, based out of London. who accompanied Alpha Company, 588 th Engineer Battalion on the raid 22 November 2003.

2.
I confirmed the film footage I r•_• om CPT which runs about 5 minutes in duration, was the footage that Mr. _recorded during the raid on 22 November 2003.

3.
I also confirmed the film footage I had in my possession was an edited version not the raw footage. Mr._stated the raw footage, which runs about 60 minutes in duration, was sent to Reuters for archiving. It could be provided to the investigating officer, but it would take a couple of weeks.

4.
I informed Mr._not to proceed with obtaining and sending the tape unless he was contacted again by the US Army.

5.
can te reached at mobile phone # _r by email at @yahoo.com .

6.
Point of contact is the undersigned at DNVT 534-

MAJ, EN Investigating Officer
DOD FINAL 227
DOD 57814

Doc_nid: 
7114
Doc_type_num: 
63