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Taken Question
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 3, 2005
Question Taken At March 3, 2005 Daily Press Briefing

Passport Application for Charles Robert Jenkins (Taken Question)

Question:   Can the State Department confirm that U.S. Army deserter Charles Robert Jenkins applied for a U.S. passport at the US Embassy in Japan? Has a passport been issued?

Answer:   Passport records are protected by the Privacy Act of 1974. The Department may not release information contained or pertaining to those records without permission from the individual U.S. citizen.

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