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

Interviewee arrived to AG around mid-October as the Day-shift Non-commissioned Officer in Charge.
Stated that his/her job was to manage detainee sleep plans, and to make sure the detainees were showered, fed, and did not cause problems.
Interviewee recalled an incident where an interpreter kicked a detainee into the shower.
Interviewee also recalled receiving requests from MI "to give this guy the treatment," which the interviewee stated meant to give the detainee "some [p]hysical training, and keep them awake, monitor their sleep management."
Also, noted that at times "all we had were women's underwear." Stated that some detainees refused to wear the women's underwear and opted to be naked.
Recalled that one detainee refused everything, food, clothing, shower and became combative, the interviewee stated the detainee threatened to kill him with a missile. Upon becoming a health issue, the detainee received IV.
Also, stated that they had to begin shaving the detainees' heads due to a lice problem.
The interviewee also mentioned that some detainees were placed in isolation for longer than 30 days, in spite of the fact that 30 days was the maximum amount of time they were to be isolated.

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Friday, May 7, 2004
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make sun the detainees were showered. got fed and didn't cause Any problems, keep them from dicks to me mother. I was told by MI the dirrefenc between segregation and isolation. 1 never wi any bmowiedge of any detainee abuse cm* for the time when an interpreter kicked a detainee into the shower 1 about it and told him that I would hike am of it.
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detainees, or witnessed the use of dogs for interrogations. I Tawas useWilist that is all I knew. Nome of my sokbess Sold me of any problems with MI or detainees. I woad interact with Ml only when they came and picked op or drop off a detainee. Theywould use the stairs and the shower room in Tier lA and IB for interrogations when Were was no loam at the other aim. When MI would request to give this guy the treament. that recant give them some Physical training, and keep them awake, monitor their
As far as clothing for detainees. at tames all we had were women's undermer. We would request it ham CPAsleep asnagement.
and the supply system. but we never got in enough. Some of the detainee; refused to wear women's uderwar and we told them Mar was all we had. Some refused to put them on and chose to be naked. One panic:War detainee WNW everything. food.
clothing, shower and became combative. He said he was gong to kelt me witbt misik. We bad to give him solVbecome he was becoming a health issue We began shaving detainees beads because of a couple of lice problems we had. The demises who were found with lice. had their clothing and other items burned. nsentioned tint a black pry had beaten him up. This particular detainee ed to be a lot. This event was uric r interrogated in frost of m. I never saw him
interrogate anyone. As far as MI encourpng MPs to abuse a detainee, never. witnessed or knew of k. "Ghost detainees were
detainees who were brought to our facility by Otter Governmart Agencies (OGA). They weir not pest of our ewes or peen as ISN. I still included them in my numbers but they didn't exist. They wen. kept in isolation cell to prevent them ft= ben identified by someone else. There were some who appeared to have been beaten when they wet dropped off by OGA. 1 always
bad them checked by medical personnel when I came an shift. When we first arrived, we worked 12Ik days for about 40 days. The environient was very stressful and Abu Cabraib was a harsh environment. Some of the detainees in isolation were kept there longer than 30 days and we would request from MI diets status but we were not given me. Detainees were supposed to be kept in isolation for only 30 day. They were cot supposed to be in Tier 1 for more than 30 days.
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