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fought bravely and courageously until he was captured in An

Nasiriya – to senior officers such as Generals McArthur and

Patton.

These

people,

and

thousands

like

them,

dedicate

their lives to their country quietly, with honor.

Our report, however, discusses the failure of a

relatively small number of soldiers who served at Abu

Ghraib

prison.

The

teams

conducted

an

investigation

that

focused on the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade and its

chain of command; however, we went where the facts led us.

Our

final

report

from

this

investigation

is

complete.

In

the course of this investigation, we discovered serious

misconduct

and

a

loss

of

moral

values.

We

set

our

course

to find truth, not to “whitewash” nor to convict those who

are

not

incriminated.

We

found

the

pictures

you

have

seen

were not the result of any doctrine, training or policy,

but violations of law.

We learned there were leaders in Abu Ghraib who knew

about

this

misconduct

  • knew

better

and

did

nothing.

Some

Soldiers behaved improperly because they were confused by

their

experiences

and

direction.

And

we

violated

our

own

regulations by allowing “ghost detainees” in detention

facilities.

All this was happening as thousands of Soldiers,

Sailors, Airmen, Marines, civilians and contractors fought

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