DOD Questionnaire: Questions for Soldiers on Detainee Treatment and Rules of Engagement

DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

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Questionnaire
Doc_date: 
Monday, March 29, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Friday, July 29, 2005
Doc_text: 

Cha lain INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
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How long have you been in Coun ry
Are Detainees allowed to practice their religion? Is there a chaplain
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1.available to ministerto the detaines? Is the chap ovvAar,
Forces chaplain, or a civilian? (1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 4.1)
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2. What are your unit ministry
the detainees at this collection point I internment facility? (Looking for contraband the detainee might have hidden in their Koran?) (1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 4.1)
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3. What are the procedures to bring local religious clergy members into the
collection point or facili to help ministry to detainees?
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4. Are you aware of your requirement to report abuse or suspected abuse of
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detainees? (1.1, 1.2, 4.1)
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service member spoken with you about abusing detainees or
seeing detainees being abused? If yes, can you provide details without violatingonfidentially status between you and the service
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5. Has any
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member? (We do not want names. (1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 4.1)
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heard about detainees being abused or
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How many times have 1.1, 1.2, 2.1,
mistreated? What did you hear? (

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Have you made the Chain of Command aware of these allegations of abuse

and have you seen the Chain of Command do anything about correcting
detainee abuse? (1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 4.1)
NO. standard.
8. What is your feeling on how Detainees are being treated?
(1.1, 1.2, 2./, 4.1)
Personnel observations and feelings.
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9. What do you perceive as the mission of your unit? Describe the importance of
(Insight to the Soldier's understanding and attitude
your role in that mission.
mission and their role). 01C/ X) concerning unit
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10. Describe your working environment and living conditions since being in
(Identify physical and psychological impact on Soldier's attitude). (1.2, 1.3, 1.4,
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changed orand S ldier morale. Has it
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mand climate (Identifies Soldier's perception of the
11. Describe the unit com
evolved since you have been in Theater?

chain of command and Soldier attitude. Does the Soldier feel supported? Do Soldiers feel
the Command cares? Are they getting clear guidance?)
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re of any incidences of detainee or other abuse in your unit
12. Are you awa
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ADVISEMENT OF RIGHTS (For military personnel)
to
The text of Article 31 provides as follows a. No person subject to this chapter may compel any
or to answer any questions the answer to which may tend
this chapter may interrog ate or request an statement
the nature of
criminate
incriminate him. b. No person subj

person to incriminate himself
from an accused or a person suspected of an offense without first informing him of y
the accusation and advising him that he does not have to make any statement regarding the
offense of which he is accused or suspected, and that any statement made by him may be used
as evidence against him in a trial by court-martial. c. No person subject to this chapter may
military tribunal if the
compel any person to make a statement or produce evidence before any
statement or evidence is not material to the issue and may tend to degrade him. d. No statement

obtained from any person in violation of this article, or through the use of coercion, unlawfulagainst him in a trial by court-
evidence
influence, or unlawful inducement, may be received in
(1.2, 1.6)
martial.
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G). I am part of
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(grade, if any, and name), a member of the (DA a team inspecting detainee operations, this is not a criminal investigation. I
you made causes me toI am

am reading you your rights because of a statement
suspect that you may have committed _______---------. (specify
offense, i.e. aggravated assault, assault, murder). Under Article 31, you
nothing at all. Any statement say
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you make, oral or written, may be used as evidence against you in a trial by
have the righ t courts-martial or in other judicial or administrative proceedigs. You have
resent during this
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unsel free of chargthe right to consult a lawyer and to have a lawyer
interview. You have the right to military legal counsel
addition to military counsel, you are entitled to civilian counsel of your own choosing, at your own expense. You may request a lawyer at any time • during this interview. If you decide to answer questions, you may stop the questioning at any time. Do you understand your rights? Do you want a lawyer? (If the answer is yes, cease all questions at this point). Are you
willing to answer questions?
Describe hat you understand happened leading up to and during the
13. (No applicable standard)
f abuse.
ident(s) o w
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Describe Soldier morale, feelings and emotional state prior to and after these
(Identifies unit and Soldier morale, atmosphere, mood, attitude, stress,
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incidents?
retaliation, preemption, family crisis)
reported to the chain of command? How, when & what was
liance, procedure, timeliness,
15. Was this incidentu have done? (Identifies comp (1.2, 1.6) done? What would yo
Soldier perception of action taken and effect on unit morale.)
(Identifies root cause and
16. How could the incident have been prevented?
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17. Describe any unit training or other programs that you are aware of that teach leaders and Soldiers how to recognize a d resolve combat stress.
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18. What measures are in place to boost morale or to relieve stress?
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19. What measures cl the cmmand enact to improve the morale an
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(Identifies perceived solution.)
command climate of your unit?o
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