|DOD Responds to NWC’s Whistleblower Concerns|
Washington, DC September 13, 2004: The Department of Defense Inspector General's Office (DOD IG) has responded the May 6, 2004, request of the National Whistleblowers Center to immediately take appropriate action to protect Army Specialist Joseph M. Darby, the soldier who disclosed the photographs documenting prisoner abuse in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
The NWC also had also requested that members of the armed forces be
immediately informed of the protections afforded to them under the
Armed Forces Protected Communications Act, 10 USC 1034.