DOD Statement of Marine re: Detainee abuse

A Marine provided a statement in which he/she mentions an incident, but no further description is provided. The official explained that he/she was not aware of any detainee abuse/"hazing."
[The official provided an Article 31 waiver of rights].

Doc_type: 
Interview
Doc_date: 
Saturday, July 10, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, January 1, 2007
Doc_text: 

ARTICLE 31 RIGHTS

Name: (b)(7)(C) R (b)( 7)(C)
Activity: Unit (b)(3) - 10 USC 130b
Telephone number: (br .3) - 10 1, :',C; 'iOu

I understand that the statement I previously gave to X1,114" is not
admissible at a court-martial and cannot be used against me. Regardless of the fact that I
have talked about this offense before, I re amba:id that I still have the right to remain
silent now.

I have be advised that I int7abe suspected of the offense(s)
of-..Vri_112forr" 44-and that

I have the right to remain silent
Any statements I do make may be used as evidence against me in trial
I have the right to consult with lawyer counsel prior to any questioning.
This lawyer counsel may be a civilian lawyer retained by me at my own
expense, a military lawyer appointed to act as my counsel without cost to

me, or both.
I have the right to have such retained civilian lawyer and/or appointed
military lawyer present during this interview.
I have the right to terminate this interview at any time.

WAIVER OF ItIGIFITS
I further certify and acknowledge that I have read the above statement of /Isand fully understand them, and that:
ri
I expressly desire to waive my right to remain silent.
I expressly desire to make a statement
1 expressly do not desire to consult with either a civilian lawyer

retained by me or a military lawyer appointed as my counsel
without cost to me prior to questioning.
I expressly do not desire to have such a lawyer present with me
during this interview.

This acknowledgment and waiver of rights is made freely and
voluntarily by me, and without any promises or threats having
been made to me or pressure or coercion of any kind having been .
used against me.

Understanding my rights under Article 31,_I wish to make the following
statement:

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Statement ofINEM11111111g iven on 10 July 2004:

On the day of the incident in question I was working the yliE$CO's°. I was opening chows and giving th • to the det.i e a. they came back from the head. ;hr7:0 ,
nd (b .(7)(c) were supervising them at the hea• was unaware of any "hazing" going on this day.' I saw nothing happen nor heard any yelling: I later (3-5 days) was told of the incident, but that's all I know.

(b)(7)(C)

Enclosure ( 9 )
DOD FINAL. 166

DOD 57753

Doc_nid: 
7103
Doc_type_num: 
73