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Army Updates Detainee Operations Information Oct. 4

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

The Army is committed to ensuring that all of its Soldiers live up to the Army Values and the Law of War regardless of the environment or circumstances. The Army and Combatant Commanders have conducted numerous investigations, inspections and inquiries, examining all aspects of detention operations. The major inquiries are based on more than 2,800 interviews and over 16,000 pages of documents. Additionally, more than 400 investigations have examined allegations of detainee mistreatment. Thus far, allegations against more than 230 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

Documents contained in this release include over 6,600 pages:

• Record of trial of Spec. Roman Krol amounting to over 200 pages from the February 2005 legal actions at Fort Hood, Texas.

• March 2004 interview forms and climate surveys from the Department of the Army Inspector General amounting to over 300 pages.

• Medical records -- including inpatient treatment records, therapeutic care plans, patient progress notes, nursing notes, critical care flow sheets and radiology reports amounting to over 6,000 pages.

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