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Army Updates Detainee-operations Information Aug. 4

The Army continued its efforts to keep the public informed concerning detainee operations by releasing additional documents Aug. 4 pursuant to Freedom of Information litigation with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Numerous military inquiries examining all aspects of detention operations have been completed with additional reviews underway. The major inquiries are based on more than 2,800 interviews and over 16,000 pages of documents. Additionally, more than 400 investigations examine allegations of detainee mistreatment. Thus far, allegations against 217 military members have been addressed in courts-martial, non-judicial punishment and other adverse administrative actions.

The Army remains committed to addressing identified problems in detainee operations and to communicating its progress to the public.

FACT SHEET

Facts:

1) Information released includes:

- A U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) investigative report regarding the 2003 death of a detainee at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Gereshk, AF.

- A CID investigative report regarding allegations of detainee abuse of an Iraqi national.

- Transcripts from interviews conducted by the 377th Theater Support Command historian’s office at Camp Bucca in the Summer of 2003.

- Interview records of 1st Armored Division personnel (including military police and military intelligence Soldiers) from an Inspector General inspection in March 2004.

2) Also included in this released set of documents are more medical documents, including:

- Inpatient treatment records

- Therapeutic documentation care plans

- Patient-progress notes

- Nursing notes, observations

- Critical care flow sheets

- Radiology reports



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