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EPW Handling

properly handle an EPW

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EPW HANDLING

Learning Objectives

5 S's

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SILENCE

SEGRAGATE

Officer from enlisted

Senior enlisted from junior enlisted

Males from females

Military association

Why?

Break up the chain of command

Decreases ability to keep military effectiveness

Prevent organizing in order to resist or escape

SAFEGAURD

Protect EPW against further harm

Other EPWs

Friendly forces

Enemy forces

SPEED

Arrange transportation to higher headquarters

Properly interrogate and process EPWs

Removes prisoner from familiar surroundings

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Rights of an
EPW

RIGHTS OF AN EPW

RIGHTS OF AN EPW

Receive sanitary living conditions

Food

Medical care

Facilities for proper hygiene

Opportunity to practice religion

Keep personal property

Send receive mail/packages

Select representation

Receive humane treatment

Request a translated copy of rights

Request translated copy of camp regulations

QUESTIONING AN EPW

QUESTIONS?