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

Interviewee's title and length of assignment are unknown.
Interviewee's sworn statement is an explanation of the procedure for processing detainee files.

Doc_type: 
Interview
Doc_date: 
Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005
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SWORN STATEMENT
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DYE LOCATION 09JUN04 Abu Ghrail, IZ CIUDEISTATUS
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NAME. FMST NAME. MIDDLE NAME
ORGANIZATION ale MUSE
MDC BCCF/ A Co. 202nd MI BN
, *ANTIC MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER CAW
Detainee assessment and Detainee Assessment Branch (DAB) operation were as follows:
r to 01APR04 ,

no funkier intelligence value, a NOR was created by the ICE, signed b
was determined by the ICE to be of fde was transf the
transferral to CM&D. If there were no outstanding remaining:0s on that detainee the
the file was by the DAB a Tiger Team would interview the detainee tor tbe purpose to assessing and
DAB. Once a file was received
making a recommendation as to what the disposition of the detainee should be. DAB asaesuaents covered Summary,
rnent. ReCOMMendaGOO. Pada
Background, Personal Information, Cireunnsances of Capture. Detainee Explimazion. Asseu not
Contents and additional Comments. Once an assessment was made, the detainee's file wes ogganized and all mon*
and wA1S sent ey the DAB'ed in bard co y was included (via electronic dossier). One entire copy was made of each board. 'The original was
co ugh channels 1 do not have knowledge of.-to the appellate review
OIC, . Additional reporting that was added to the existing files included Inenz_optionNbtes,
maintained within the Photos. RM. DIlits, and Mts. Essentially, all
interrogation Plias. Knowledgability Briefs. Analysis Support Packages.
copy file was added. At no time was
reporting that was contained in the electronic dossier and not contained in the hard reporting removed from the detainee's files. After 01APR04, the mission and operation of the DAB changed to where files
interviews and assessments were no longer required The focus then became expediting the back-log of files. All active
were organized. reviewed. and a recommendation was made based entirely on the information contained within the packet.
The organization of files is the same as stated previously. all reporting that was not present in the hard copy file, but was
instead of a DAB
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present in the electronic dossier was printed and added to the bard copy file.
assessment. a MFR was created containing multiple Wes, and was signed by Once this was complete.

all the active files were transferred to the Magistrate Cell and a completed DA Form 200 was maintained by the DAB. After
the back-log of active files was transferredlo the Magistrate Cell, the number of personnel in the DAB was reduced. Betwee
20MAY04 and 0 IJUNE04 all the completed files (original files) that were being maintained were transferred the Magistrate
Cell and said transactions were recorded on DA Form 200 which are maintained by the DAB. Currently, detainee's files are
processed through the JIDC in one of two ways. The first way is. once the detainee is determined to be Not Actively

Database. The file is then transferred from the
Interrogated" an electronic MFR is created and contained within the BATS
ICE to CM&D. and if CM&D does not identify any outstanding requirements and file is transferred to the DAB. Owe in the
DAB the file is organized (same as stated previously). reviewed, and an assessment is made based on the information contained in the file. The electronic MFR is completed. printed, signed by the JIDC Director. and added to the file. The detainee is then removed from MI Hold, CM&D s notified. the file is then transferred to the Magistrate Cell, and a completed DA Form 200 is maintained to record the transaction. The second method Of processing files is as follows: Once
where it is organized and a
the detainee is considered to be Not Actively Enteuogatef . the file is transferred to ••:equirements, and returned backMFR is created containing multiple files. This MFR is cbecked by CM&D for o
to Operations where it is signed by the MDC director. The completed MFR is sent to the AB and the detainee's conesined within the MFR are removed from MI Hold, and CM&D is notified. The files are them transferred to the Magistrate Cell by Operations. When files are processed in this manner, it is the responsibility of JIDC Operation to organize the file and
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maintain the DA Form 200. The second method was adopted primarily to expedite the remo of detainees tha
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