Title: Wit Documents (Galaviz)

Release Date: 2014-03-20

Text: #^(' 1r )UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS V,MARINE CORPS BASEQUANTICO, VIRGINIA 22134-5001IN REPLYREFERTO:1000B052FEB 11 2011From:To:Commander, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, V i r g i n i aChief Warrant O f f i c e r 5 Abel Galaviz 6571/5804 USMCSubj : SPECIAL INQUIRY INTO THE ARTICLE 138 COMPLAINT SUBMITTED ON 19JANUARY 2011 BY PRIVATE FIRST CLASS BRADLEY MANNING, U.S. ARMYRef:(a) JAGMANEncl:(1) PFC Manning's A r t 138 complaint w/ response1. This appoints you, per chapter 3 o f t h e reference, t o conduct areview of the f a c t s and circumstances surrounding the decisions madeby the Command of the Quantico p r e t r i a l confinement f a c i l i t y aso u t l i n e d i n t h e enclosure. I n h i s complaint, P r i v a t e F i r s t ClassManning (PFC Manning) alleges t h a t h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n as a maximumcustody detainee by Chief Warrant O f f i c e r 4 Averhart was an abuse o fd i s c r e t i o n . He f u r t h e r alleges t h a t h i s assignment as a s u i c i d e r i s ki s based upon an i n a p p r o p r i a t e reason and i s also an abuse o f ChiefWarrant o f f i c e r Averhart's d i s c r e t i o n . He also t h a t p l a c i n g i n ap r e v e n t i o n of i n j u r y status f o r over f i v e months was outside ChiefWarrant O f f i c e r Averhart's d i s c r e t i o n .2. I request that you review t h i s matter and provide s p e c i f i c f i n d i n g son t h e f o l l o w i n g issues:a. Are the c o n d i t i o n s of PFC Manning's confinement a u t h o r i z e d bya p p l i c a b l e Navy and Marine Corps regulations?b. Did Chief Warrant O f f i c e r 4 Averhart abuse h i s d i s c r e t i o n i nc l a s s i f y i n g PFC Manning as a maximum custody detainee?...c. Did Chief Warrant O f f i c e r 4 Averhart abuse h i s d i s c r e t i o n i n .p l a c i n g PFC Manning i n a prevention o f i n j u r y status?d. Did Chief Warrant O f f i c e r 4 Averhart abuse h i s d i s c r e t i o n i np l a c i n g PFC Manning i n a s u i c i d e r i s k status?3. I n accordance w i t h chapter 3 o f the reference, I am r e q u i r e d t or e s o l v e t h i s issue w i t h i n 90 days o f r e c e i p t o f t h e i n i t i a l complaint.Accordingly, you w i l l provide a w r i t t e n report t o me no l a t e r than 28February 2011. Should you r e q u i r e more time t o complete t h i s inquiry,,you must request a d d i t i o n a l time v i a e-mail t o my S t a f f JudgeAdvocate, LtCol Christopher M. Greer. A request f o r delay longer than14 days should be addressed t o me.4. By copy of t h i s a p p o i n t i n g order, the Commanding o f f i c e r . S e c u r i t yB a t t a l i o n , i s d i r e c t e d t o f u r n i s h necessary access t o personnel andAPPELLATE EXHIBIT H H «•PAGE REFERENCED:PAGE OF PAGESManningB_00011414( )• ( )D. J. CHOIKESubj : SPECIAL INQUIklf INTO THE ARTICLE 138 COMPLAINT SUBMITTED ON 19JANUARY 2011 BY PRIVATE FIRST CLASS BRADLEY MANNING, U.S. ARMYdocumentation. As PFC Manning i s represented by counsel, should i tbecome necessary t o speak w i t h him i n the course o f the i n v e s t i g a t i o n ,you must coordinate any communication t o hj-m-vJ.a the S t a f f JudaeAdvocate.—ManningB_00011415

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