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April 25, 1957
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Approved For Release 2000/08111 ? Q1A-RfP3-02415A000500320088-4 SAPC-l2$le4/R Copy ' of 61. 25 April 1957 25X1 DOb 5X1 DOb :?ANDUM FOR a Project Security officer (Ra SUBJECT s Clearance USAF anti USN Personne 1. Mr. Bissell net with Cal. Ralph Men siato (USAF) and Capt. Thomas Walker (use) on 24 April to discuss tn* reaults of the ad hoc gxo ehich looked into the implications of Rainbow on the Attached are lists of the nenee of the people USAF and USN wish to }:a:=, cleared. as would or course e.rvo clearing personnel in both services. Mr. Bissell approved in princ: c1swing such personnel to enable their studies to get underway. 2. It is requested that you take the necessary action to reun clearance on these individuals and when such clearances are approveu that you furnish the Project Director such infoxvaation. If these clearances come through in driblets instead of as a complete list I suggest that you notify Col. l un ziato or Capt. Walker of tht- individuals cleared as they cease through, Of course it would be more desirable s:. we could get the entire group cleared as rapidly as possible and f x-v rd this information on the ce .ete list to the f-reject Director to pr e to the Air Fearer and Navy repre s ntati.ves. 3. Por your information, M,r. Bissell wTressod concern to the two representatives regarding the great number of people they were asking for clearance and fful]y suggested to them that this not develop into a chain letter type of clearance throughout the service . He indicated to then that the services should not take the approach that deputies and executives wring for the cleared individuals needed to be briefed in order to handle information in the absence ~)f the cleared individual. When such absences occurred, action would Mate to be delayed until the wit" person could handle it. 25X1A9a Atti (2) List USAF Peers. List USN Pers. Deputy Project Director 1 - R/So 2 B Approvedi fc Release 2000/08/24 ? RDP33-O2415A000500320088-4 F/Cbron.