Emails between Army Officers re: Schlesinger Panel: Training Requirements for Military Police Units Handling Detainees

Emails concern a report conducted by Fmr. Def. Sec. James Schesinger on the training necessary for Military Police units when handling detainees.

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Tuesday, August 24, 2004
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Tuesday, March 22, 2005
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From: TC(P)
Sent: ues a u 4, 2004 2:53 PM
To: r. MAJ - G1; LTC
Cc: - LTC
Subject: • Schlesinger Panel: Analysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying units - FORSCOM response
Follow Up Flag: Follow up Flag Status: Flagged
OK -Olt ask USARC for details.
Original Message
From: r. MAJ G1
Sent: 4, 2004 2:48 PM
To: LTC(P)

Subject: FW: Schlesinger Panel: Analysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying units - FORSCOM response
Gentlemen,
Here is all the info we sent in the past on the 372 MP CO, the last time we did this Trng had the lead and we assisted (PMO/MPOI). As LTstates below, don't have any info on the 12 pax (Det 4) peice they talk about, and would have to ask USARC \AC/Pis is, only problem I'll have on that is the person I would need to speak to is up in DA at the panel meeting today and tornmorrow.
Malin
Original Message From: LTC Sent: es ay, Au t 24, 2004 6:32 PM To: r. MAJ - G1
Subject: FW: Schlesinger Panel: Analysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying units - FORSCOM response
372nd information below unknown about the 12 . but would wait for the tasker to ask USARC
Original Message
From: LTC Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 :07 PM To: COL
Cc: COL; TC Subject: : Schlesinger Panel: Ana ysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying units - FORSCOM response
Sir,
MG Burns requested that you review the response prior to him sending it to DA. ev)
Below are the original questions
Subject: Schlesinger Panel: Analys is of training requirements from• CON ,JSAs and TSBs for deploying Units.
1.
The SecDef has established an Independent Panel to review DoD Detention
Operations, headed by the Hon. James Schesinger. Army 0-3, in conjunction
with the other staff sections, will support the DoD Independent panel in
responding to requests for information.

2.
VCSA wants to get information on what the training requirements were
from the CONUSA and supporting TS1-3 for RC Units during the period that
detainee abuse occurred.

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DODDOA 026500
t.
a. Overview of what deploying units were required to train on?

(1) What tasks were conducted premobilization?

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(2)
What tasks were conducted at mobilization?

(3)
What were post mobilization tasks conducted (broadly)?

(4)
What shortcomings were noted, and corrective actions
taken?

b.
What guidance did CONUSAs and Training Support Brigades operate
from at the time of mobilization?

c.
Was training and validation of units at mobilization stations
consistent?

d.
Did units receive theater specific mission training
requirements?

e.
Did Military Police units receive Internment/Resettlement
training?

Have sent the appointment memo from Sec Rumsfield on NIPR as well. Suspense to DA is today. Don't think MG Burns will send without your review. Thanks,
LTINI
Original Message .
From: COL
Sent: riday, May 28, 2004 12:25 PM
To: urns Jr. Juli.H. MG.S G-3/5/7
Cc: -LTC,. LTC. LTC

Subject: FW: Schlesinger Panel: Analysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying units - FORSCOM response
Sir.
Forwarded is our input to the Schlesinger tasking:
talked w/ DAMO-TR POC (LTC.WIthis morning ... they're looking for the broad description of post-mob training

and activities, and specifics on the un ..iscussed before
Per your guidance, we've attached the 1A info papers on those units.
information we requested from 1A on specific MI units (325th and 323d) is incomplete .1A continues to work CA

does not expect today

n'TRADOC and DA staff are working the cross walk of doctrine to Army Regs DAMO-TR will forward to later us for our reference Recommend we forward attached files to DAMO-TR today .. forward MI unit data when complete.
.Original Message .
From: LTC
Sent: rida , May 28.04 4:08 PM
To: COL Subject: chlesinger Panel: Analysis of training requirements from CONUSAs and TSBs for deploying units - FORSCOM response
2
DODDOA 026501
« File: Detainee Investigation.doc »
« File: CONUSA.doc »
File: 800th MP BDE info paper.doc »
File: 320th MP FINAL.doc »

« File: 372 MP info paper.doc
Sir,
Attached is the FORSCOM response, the 3 white papers for the MP companies provided early by First Army and a ten-liner that talks about the panel start date and the nature of the responses.
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