Statements of Army Officials re: Capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons

Statements of Army officials with the 588th Engineer Battalion discussing the capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons. The target was suspected of among other offenses, selling stolen weapons. The Captain stated that after their capture, the three detainees were treated for minor injuries.

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Interview
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Saturday, November 22, 2003
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Monday, January 1, 2007
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SWORN STATEMENT
For use of this form, see AR 190:45; the proponent agency is ODCSOPS
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: Title 10 US.C.Section 301; Title 5 USC Section 2951; E.C. 9397 dated November 22, 1943 (SSA/).
PRINCIPAL PURPO To provide.aittmanders and law enforcement officials with means by which information may be accurately
ROUTINE USES: Your social se ariti, number is used as an additional/alternate means of identification to facilitate filing and retrieval.
DISCLOSURE: Disclosure of you, social security number is voluntary.
1. LOCATION 2. DATE (YYYYMMDD) 3. TIME 4. FILE NUMBER
38S MC 710 34C 22 NOV 03 0700
a T NAME AME, MIDDLE NAME 6. SSN 7. GRADE/STATUS
CPT
8. ORGANIZATIO. 7 ADDRESS
COMMANDER, COMPANY, 588TH ENGINEER BATTALION APO AE 09323-2610
9.
, WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER OATH:
Operations Reim
A/588 EN •22 0400 NOV 0 38S MC 67348 -) I
Conducted raid n tome of Received small arms fire from roof as we were conducting entry. Alsoreceived fire oni side the building. Detained 3 individuals, all of which had weapons; one AK47, and one bolt action 1945Mauser. Conti .:d raise documents, .nd the three weapons. No friendly casualties or damaged equipment. Detainees weretreated at the al. ion for minor injuries. •
111(shooter inside and primary target) (rooftop shooter, son of target, AK47 was still hot when we found it)
11.11:rioter inside, son of target)
Background intei
o Lives in Tann: !strict on south side of "mortar field."

o Used..to fire .rs Mike from inside his compound earlier this summer.

o Worked close' the past.o Has relatives . . Sadah, where..hd-stores weapons on their farms. NEED TO INTERROGATE FURTHER ABOUT THIS oStole a large an . of money and equipment from the Iraqi Army Base at Moscar Sa'ad (now FOB Gabe) at the end of the war

which he has be .fling off to support himself.
o He is current. !ding nightly meetings, times vary.

o Son supposei_:. irks in an atomic energy site in Baghdad.

o House has wli! valls, with big red s uares as viewed from the north.

o Information v. ..d by 2 sources

DO NOT BE I. ,SE. THEY ARE KNOWN TO CONDUCT MORTAR ATTACKS, ARE HAVING BA'ATH PARTY ORGANIZATI ' MEETINGS, ARE SUSPECTED OR STORING AND DEALING ARMS, AND WERE DETAINED IN
THE ACT OF ' :G ON COALITION SOLDIERS.
1 0THING Fi VS
10. EXHIBIT 11. INITIAL AKING STATEMENT
PAGE 1 OF 2 PAGES
ADDITIONAL P/ 'UST CONTAIN THE HEADING "STATEMENT TAKEN AT DATED

THE BOTTOM C yADDITIONAL PAGE MUST BEAR THE INITIALS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE STATEMENT, AND PAGE NUMBER MUST BE BE IN -D.

STATEMENT OF TAKEN AT DATED
9...STATEMEN1 OT USED
AFFIDAVIT
HAVE READ OR HAVE HAD READ TO ME THIS-STAtEMENt.;WHICH BEGINS ON PAGE 1, AND ENDS ON PAGE
2 . I FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS OF THE. ENTIRE STATEMENT MADE BY ME. THE Sl
ATEMENT IS TRUE. I HAVE INITIALED ALL CORRECTIONS AND HAVE. INITIALED THE ­BOTTOM OF EACHVA6.
CONTAINING T
STATEMENT. I HAVE MADE THIS STATEMENT FREELY WITHOUT HOPE OF BENEFIT OR REWA THREAT OF PC
.IMENT, AND WITHOUT COERCION, UNLAWFUL INFLUENCE, OR
WITNESSES:
Subscribed and swom to before me, a personauthorized by lewIto' -f
administer oaths, this 22ND day of NOVEMBER 03
,
at
ORGANIZATIC I ADDRESS
yped Alame.of Person Administering-Oeth)
ORGANIZATIC ADDRESS = (Authority To Administer Oittits)
•AAKING STATEMENT
PAGE:

, SWORN STATEMENT
For use of this form, see AR 190-45; the proponent agency is ODCSOPS
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
-.:•_. AUTHORITY: Titles 13 L:6.7.2 . S%ction 301; Title 5 USC Section 2951; E.O. 9397 dated November 22, 1943 (SS/1/).
To provide commandersand law enforcement officials with means by which information may be accurately
PRINCIPAL PURPO!.E: Your social sec:ariti number is used as an additional/alternate means of identification to facilitate filing and retrieval.
ROUTINE USES: •
4
DISCLOSURE: Disr , nsure of your social security number is voluntary.
2. DATE (YYYYMMDD) 3. TIME 4. FILE NUMBER
1. LOCATION
• ;4. ,": 22 NOV 03 1115
Baqubah, Iraq
6. SSN 7. GRADE/STATUS 0-1
F, MIDDLE NAME
8. ORGANIZATI01:3R ADDRESS
A Co., 588th EN ;N
9.
, WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER. OATH:
On 22 NOV 03, 1/A/588 EN co ,ted a raid on LTG house vic. 38S MC 67348 32631. Our assault team entered the house. and were fir -d at by LTG At the same time, his son started to fire on our security element esi , .:nce from the roo op. After clearing the house, we detained LTG and his sons,
Two informants -1i ve told us that G has fired mortars at MP station (Wardog) from his residence. hems -seized at his residence . were ty, , AK-47s and a bolt action rifle. END OF STATEMENT. NOTHING FOLLOWS.
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10. EXHIBIT 11. MAKING STATEMENT PAGE 1 OF 2 PAGES
ADDITIONAL PAGES MUST CONTAIN THE HEADING "STATEMENT TAKEN AT .DATED
THE BOTTOM OF EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE MUST BEAR THE INITIALS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE STATEMENT, AND PAGE NUMBER
MUST BEBE INDICATED.

STATEMENT OF
TAKEN AT
DATED
9. STATEMENT (Continueo_. v,
OT USED
AFF/DAVIT
WHICH BEGINS ON PAGE 1 , HAVE READ OR HAVE HAD READ TO ME THIS STATEMENT
.ND ENDS ON PAGE
2 .
I FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS OF THE ENTIRE STATEMENT MADEBY ME. THE STATEMENT
I ¦
•RUE. I HAVE INITIALED ALL CORRECTIONS AND HAVE INITIALED THE BOTTOM OF EACH PAGE CONTAINING THE STATEM
S
I HAVE MADE THIS STATEMENT FREELY WITHOUT HOPE OF BENEFIT OR REWARD, WITHOUTTHREAT OF PUNISHMENT, . D WITHOUT COERCION, UNLAWFUL INFLUEN
(Signature of Person Making Statement)
WITNESSES:
Subscribed and sworn to before me, a person authorized by law to administer oaths, this 22
day of November , 03
at FOB Gabe, Iraq ORGANIZATION OR ADDR
(Signature of Person Administering Oath)
(Typed Name of Person Administering Oath) (Authority To Administer Oaths)
INITIALS OF PERSON MAKIN
CATEMEN
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1. DATE AND TIME OF CAPTURE
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4. DATE OF BIRTH
6. SERVICE NO.
7. UNIT OF EPW
8. CAPTURING UNTT
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9. LOCATION OF CAPTURE (Grid coordinates/
1LEC 67.3yg 163/
10. CIRCUMSTANCES OF 11. PHYSICAL CON-CAPTURE.
DMON OF EPW
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DO FORM 2745, MAY 96
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12. WEAPONS, EOUIP­MENT, DOCUMENTS
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REPLACES DA FORM 5978, JAN 94., USABLE UNTIL EXHAUSTED.

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