[101122Z.OH 06/16/96]

RCV13628                                01:34     05/15/93

VZCZCBT0741
RR    RUEHBT
DE    RUHQSGG    #5319    1170100
ZNR    UUUUU
R    101122Z    MAY    93    ZYB
FM    CDR    JTF-FA    HONOLULU   HI//J2//
TO    RUEKJCS/DIA  WASHINGTON DC//PW-MIA//
INFO RHENSC/WHITE HOUSE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL WASH DC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC//OASD-ISA/PW-MIA//
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHINGTON DC//CA/EAP/VLC/CCS/OCS//
RUEKJCS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC//OCJCS/J5/PW-MIA/J3-JOD//
RUHQHQB/USCINCPAC HONOLULU HI//J3-J30-M//
RUEKJCS/USCINCPAC LO WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC//DEA/SEA/IB/DDO/EA/ICOG//
RUEKCS/DIA WASHINGTON DC//PW-MIA//
RUEHBT/CJTFFA DET ONE BANGKOK TH
BT
UNCLAS    //N03460//
DIA  PASS  TO  DOD  POW-MIA  CENTRAL DOCUMENTATION OFFICE//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CDR JTF-FA/J221//
SUBJ/SRV  ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW WITH MR.  PHAM KIEU DA//
REF/A/RMG/CJTFFA DET ONE/120925ZFEB93//
RMKS/REF A REPORTS THE RESULTS OF AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. PHAM KIEU
DA, THE FORMER COMMANDER OF THE DANANG CITY SPECIAL ACTIONS UNIT
AND 

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CURRENTLY THE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE DANANG CITY PEOPLE'S
COMMITTEE.

2.  IN PARA FOUR OF REF A, SOURCE PROVIDED INFORMATION CONCERNING
THE ALLEGED SIGHTING IN 1968 OF AN AMERICAN SOLIDER NEAR THE MILITARY
REGION FIVE (MR5) HEADQUARTERS IN THE HIEP DUC AREA  (AT9024) OF
QUANG NAM-DANANG PROVINCE.  ACCORDING TO THE SOURCE, THE SOLIDER
WAS ARMED AND TRAVELING ALONG A TRAIL WITH A COMMUNIST UNIT. THE
SOURCE CLAIMED THE AMERICAN HAD VOLUNTEERED TO WORK WITH
COMMUNIST FORCES.  OTHER VIETNAMESE WITNESSES PRESENT DURING THE
INTERVIEW IDENTIFIED THE SOLIDER AS MARINE PRIVATE ROBERT GARWOOD
(REFNO 0155). A KNOWN COLLABORATGR WHO ENTERED VIET CONG CONTROL
NERA DANANG, VIETNAM, IN 1968.  JTF-FA ANALYSIS OF THE INFORMATION
ATRIBUTED TO PRIVATE GARWOOD AFTER HE LEFT U. S. MILITARY CONTROL. 
REFNO  0155 IS A RESOLVED CASE
EVAL-KLE//
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