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.

Sunday, February 22, 2004
Sunday, October 30, 2005

RankHHow Long in Job
Duty PositionH Interviewer
How Long in Current MOS/BranchH
ern the
1. As the BSA Commander what are y6ur responsibilities conc or ting mission? What is
ed for
EPW/Detainee Collection Point? How has your unit prepar1.4) (DOD Directive 2310.1

relationship with the Collection Point OIC? (1.1, 1.2,
.S. Military Service shall normally be handed over for
rovides that persons captured or detained by the U

psafeguarding to U.S. Army Military Police, or to detainee collecting points or other holding facilities and
ara 1-5, a. (1) All the course
installations operated by U.S. Army Military Police as soon as practical. AR 190-8, p yy
persons captured, detained, interned, or otherwise held in U.S. Armed Forces custod during
of the conflict will be given humanitarian care and treatment from the moment they fall into the hands of

release or repatriation.)
the U.S. forces until fiy
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2. What standards were used in setting up this Collection Point? What SOP do you
, 1, 1.4, up and operate a site such as this? Is this in your TACSOP? (1.1 .2
Use to set
1.8) (1.1, 1.2, 1.4,
etainees at
3. Describe how you are able to maintain the security and safeguarding of D u
Measures needed maintain
para 6-10, Me
(AR 190-8,
nt. (1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8)
this Collection Point.y a Es PS, Ole Po z- 7.-/fr
discipline and security will be set up insach camp and rigidly enforced. Offensive acts against discipline
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will be dealt with promptly.)
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4. What is your ROE? How were you and your Soldiers trained on ROE and how do
(FM 3-19.40, para 10-9, 10-10, Appendix B, B-6 thru B-you sustain this training? (1.1, 1.2, 1.4)
9, ROE considerations are discussed. Soldiers study and train in the use of ROE and discuss the ROE
for their mission.)
5. What type of Detainee Operations training did you and your unit take part in prior to
(Did this include Level B Law of War and treatment
this rotation at Home Station? reare you to conduct
Home Station Training p p
How did H ths and weaknesses?
of Detainees training.)? What are your unit's strengthsDetainee Operations for this rotation? y 9 April 2003), Level B 350-1 para 4-14 c (2) and table G-1 Refresher training, dated
(y1.1,1.4) (AR
training is conducted in units for officers, warrant officers, NCOs and enlisted personnel commensurate
077, All prisoners will receive with the missions of the unit. AR 190-8 para 1-5 (4) (C), DOD Directive 510 .
humane treatment and that the following acts are prohibited murder, torture, corporal punishment,
mutilation, taking of hostages, sensory deprivation, collective punishments, execution without trial by
proper authority, and all cruel and degrading treatment. Prisoners will be protected against all acts of
violence to include public curiosity. (DoD Directive 5100.77, paa 5.5.1, The Secretries of the Military

etahe principles and
Departments shall provide directives, publications, instructions, and training so t e extent of such

, respective Departments, th )
rules of law of war will be known to members of their

kno ledge o be commensu/.. e wit% each individual's duties and responsibilities.
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Either(you ever witnessed a unit/Soldier abusing a detainee (role player)(even if they
Have during a scenario in a rotation
Active/Physical or PassiveNerbal, etc.)
Describe the event and what action was taken?
(AR 190-8
were fooling around)? oiling them.) (1.1, 1.2)
requirements--What are the procedures for rep

para 3-6, theft of allowed personnel effects, insults, public DoD Directive 5100-77, dated 9 AR 190-40 para 2-1, Military and civilian personnel assigned to or accompanying a DoD Component know that they shall report reportable incidents through their chain of command and that such reports also may also be made through other channels, such as the military police, a judge advocate, or an
Inspector General.)
Was it dictated pick this particular site to place a Collection Point?than you
r unit
Why did youy by someone othery the BDE OPORD? Has this site been inspectedsk Last, Not Critical.) (AR 190-8, para
(BDE or Higher)? What were the results? (1.7) s, or where the climate proves to be climate.)
3-2, b., Prisoners will not normally be interned in unhealthy area more favorable y
to a
injurious to them, and will be removed as soon as pos

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