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Army Memo re: Detention Medical Staff Interaction with Behavioral Science Team at the Guantanamo Bay Hospital

Feb. 15, 2005 | DOA | ACLU-RDI 2432
This memo is to clarify the mission, duties and limitations of the Behavioral Science Consultation Team (BSCT) while at Guantanamo hospital and how they may interphase with the Joint Medical Group (JMG). The memo states i) JMG staff members do NOT participate in any interrogation activities nor are they present during any interrogation activities; ii) The BSCT should redirect medical concerns raised by Detainees during the interrogation or intelligence gathering process to Detention Medical personnel beyond the scope of the normal sick-call; iii) Concerns about health status or medical condition of detainees will NOT be conveyed directly to Detention Medical personnel by interrogators; iv) Requests from the BSCT for medical information related to a detainee will be forwarded to the JMG Medical Planner group email; and v) Meetings between BSCT staff and JMG staff will be held on an as needed basis.