Hess’ soldiers submitted sworn statements on how the materials had been found, and the accounts of their initial questioning of the suspect.
After the FDC guards take the suspect’s fingerprints and iris scans, he is medically screened and given any needed treatment. Next, he will be issued an orange jump suit and a cell.
According to ISAF rules, U.S. forces can hold the suspect for two days, during which time they can apply for a justification of 14 additional days to interrogate the suspect.
During the initial 14-day interrogation process, a military intelligence unit will question the suspect. “It’s pretty regimented what they can and can’t do,” said Sgt. 1st Class Cameron Regur, the brigade’s provost sergeant. The Orgun-E center holds about 10-12 detainees at a time.
By the 14th day, the suspect has to be released outright to the National Directorate of Security or sent for further questioning to the U.S. detention facility in Parwan province, with justification as to why he may have intelligence value beyond the 14-day limitation.
Whiskey Company’s most recent detainee has been interrogated for the past seven days. The brigade is preparing a case to send him to the defense facility in
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