Fay Report Annex: Statement of Army Specialist; Intelligence Analyst: Tiger Team re: Detainee Interrogations at Abu Ghraib Prison

Sworn statement of an Army Specialist intelligence analyst assigned to Abu Ghraib prison as a member of the Tiger Team of Interrogators. He stated that he did not conduct interviews initially and was very aware of the Rules of Engagement concerning detainee interrogations. Interviewee stated he overheard rumors that "there were videos about detainees having sex" and commented on MPs "doing their thing" Rumors included, detainees having sex, and videos of detainees were being made.

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Interview
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Wednesday, May 4, 2005
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Wednesday, March 2, 2005
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SWORN STATEMENT
For use of this form, see AR 190.45: the proponent agency is ODCSOPS
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT

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1. LOCATION OSIA, DARMSTADT, GERMANY 2. DATE IYYYYMMDDI 2004/05/ 3. TIME 4. FILE NUMBER
E. MIDDLE NAME 6. SSN ion 7. GRADE:STATUS SPC
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13102ND Military Intelligence Battalion, Weisbaden, Germany APO AE
. WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER OATH:
My role was to be an intelligence analyst and be a member of aarrived to Abu Ghraih toward the mid to late November 2003.
I job. We were told to sit in on the booth and take notes. I do not
Tiger Team. When I first arrived we were told how to do our were not to touch the detainee. We were told there were mirrors inremember getting specific training. There was hearsay that we
CID was conducting an investigation on prostitution, photosthe booth. At the beginning I was not doing interrogations because ku s of En 7agement. I mi t I was just thrown into it.
and videos. 1 do not know if I ever did sign the Interrogation
lalso worky with us at times. IThere were three interrogators I worked with One of them was
put it out that no one
I never went to ter IB a one, go to the hard site at night except for the time of the handgun
sat in with others as well but I do not remember their names.
would go to the hard site alone. I worked the day shift so I didn't
abuse, any photos or videos of detainees or the use of dogs during
incident. I never witnessed or had knowledge of any detainee The MPs used the dogs. I witnessed the dogs once
interrogations. We were told not to take pictures or weapons in the booth.
ed my presence. There were
after the handgun incident. I was one of the individuals called to assist. I didn't do in but sh
personnel except fo The Iraqi police were all ' a lot of MI and MP personnel there. I do not remember the MI
The dugs were barking and ing walked around. ever saw
lines up stripped searched, given their clothes back and questioned.
unorganized because there were so many folks there.
or was aware for the dog biting someone. The hard site seemed t d a presence. I do not rem r who w4s talking to whom. ere wasvas in charge of the main personnel; w
she was with and i-The day following the incident
a icmale in the Hard Site during all this. She was interpreter I was sent to Camp Victory for three weeks. When 1 returned, I was made a guard. t irst we would pick up the detainees but
guard outside the booths at Camp STEEL and Camp WOOD.
that stopped and I never returned to the Hard Site. We just kept
detainees having sex. My friends and I would joke around
There were rumors about personnel saying there were videos about hard site and heard noise we would say, oh there arc the MPs
making comments about detainees. When we would pass by the doing their thing. I never thought anyone would take it seriously.
Q. Is there anything else you would like to add to this statement?
A. No.
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