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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
09STATE4368
2009-01-15 23:00
2011-08-30 01:44
UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
Secretary of State

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P R 152300Z JAN 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHML/AMEMBASSY MANILA PRIORITY 9383
INFO RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RHMFISS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC
UNCLAS STATE 004368

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR PREL PTER KCRM SNAR MARR RP
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR PHILIPPINES LEAHY VETTING REQUEST – JUSMAG TITLE X – COBRA GOLD 2009

REF: MANILA 3

¶1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and found that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights for the individuals identified below.
These individuals are candidates for a JUSMAG Title X Cobra Gold 2009
exercise scheduled from February 4-17, 2009 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

¶2. (U) Candidates:

LTC Jose Armingol V. De Guzman
DPOB: April 21, 1962; Quezon, Philippines
Unit: Command Service School, Training Doctrine, Philippine Army

LTC Ruben B. Candelario
DPOB: June 4, 1966; La Union, Philippines
Unit: Force Recon Battalion, Philippine Marines

MAJ Rommel P. Roldan
DPOB: January 13, 1970; Manila, Philippines
Unit: Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Plans and
Programs

MAJ Jose Johnson T. Grayda
DPOB: January 2, 1971; Sorsogon, Philippines
Unit: Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Education and
Training

¶3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified in paragraph 2 above, as of this date. Post
may cite this cable in response.

¶4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

¶5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

   

 

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