Fay Report Annex: DOD Interview re: Conditions at Abu Ghraib Detention Facility

Interviewee was assigned to AG in early November 2003 as an interrogator.
Interviewee discussed the use of dogs, but stated Lieutenant General (LTG) Sanchez' approval was necessary before used. Interviewee attested to using the dogs, stating, "I did use the dogs once or twice but I submitted a request through [redacted[ who gave it to [redacted] then it went to COL PAPPAS and was approved by LTG SANCHEZ."
Also noted the following, "I recall a time when detainees were wearing female underwear." Saw "photos of naked detainees hunched up together."

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Interview
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Thursday, May 6, 2004
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Wednesday, March 2, 2005
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1. LOCATION CAMP VICTORY, BAGHDAD, IRAQ 2. DATE /YYYYMMOD)2004/05A16 3. TIME 4. FILE MUMIER
NAME. MIDDLE NAME 6. 551N warsialit 7. GRADEXTATLIS aV
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. WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER OATH:
I was n'aified of my tights, waived my rights and made the following statemem. 1 arrived to Abu Cibraib in early November 20% '
as an interrogator. When I first arrived I set up my living area, a few days lauz,I received a Wieling m the btarogation Rules of Engagement (LROE) and 1 signed the !ROE. The were also posted cm the wall. I don't =all training on the Geneva Crovention but I received trainingthe in ' school Hiachuca. I felt I - ..., ... • • . e.- . i a • • - - . • immediate
military supervisor My civilian snpavisor __: — • is sTiger Team and worked with a few baryst, I can't names. Ma . .. , I do not remember all the translators I worked with. 1 worked Iva.. of the tramdifba. Sane males some females. When I arrived. CQL.PAPPAS was IL char --7 the mi am that but 1 really don't remember what he did. as also there. 1 did interact with the ',1* when we needed to move a detainees. I never spoke to them about encrrogaum p cedttrss it was basically small talk. If we wanted to deviate tram the Imaroption Rola of ' Engagement we had to request it and get the request signed by higher. Interrogatioas wore candumed in the booths, Had Sift, in one of the rooms down stair used for storage and the shower roma. These wore all in Tier 1A. We also mod a meat above the MPs offs . : Before the monars1was iderroganng in The IA. Aber the incidast with the handyn. I was gain the =SLOG • • .., • , the •. Police. v . • was cooducted in 'Tier lb. this is all 11 did for about a - I world beef COL PAPP , • . my resides. I did see die me of dap awing imeTToPpons. IIIIIIINhall male with a • - • .curt . • . ,. .1". , .. m :nameplates after the incident 9th 1 hail Pollee , and the handgun I know one needed the approval by LTG SANCHEZ . 1 do not approval. I did use the dogs once or twice but I submitted a request aim gave it b then it went to COL PAPPAS and approved by LTG S The dogs never InTanyonensaa interroptiog. do time
fe _as interrogating someme who was wearing the pairs. Thee were awhen detainees were w resew . lot of people present , HOC an I personnel their MUM 1 never witnessed ar had knowledge of any detainee a r than Sloe tune bras acatsed leu tAnan• of palling a linguist off a trudt.
The ease was unfounded they were false allegation quit when the my jphrm began. I had no knowledge of my
photos being taken or photos with detainees being abuse ..I have no knowledge of any video of demons. I never knew my. Ml to .ask MBs • • fien-up-. or pin detainees the treatment." I was then shown sompbotos in wIlleb Iidentifiedall.
,,t• and t OD several photos. The pbotos.r*nakedEgdetainees batched up together. I also
• , _. m a ,,, .„ • ., .. naked detainees all bunclicel together around the Hard Site all .1 then saw
first photo had a &ounce on a chair. in STODI of the detainee as the side. I do not recall .. photo g taken I didn't realize someone bad taken Ss particular photo. I never detainee to of in the position be was in. 1 cavil recall when the photo might have . 1 did remember the other two photos beieg takes. It
was sometime atter the Iraqi Police incident. I do not know caber now. I believe Mae quit after she went to work with
180th IDF. We were Just blends and nothing beyond that.
Q.Do you have anything else to add to the statement? .

A. No.
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