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March 24, 1959
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o Fast no. n For Release 20 W08117 : C}A-RDP61'00442A000100059W15-9 '"~"ppravecr Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO : Director of Training THRU : Chief, Operations School FROM : Chief, Field Training SUBJECT: Weekly Activities Report i11, Field Training, period 16 to 20 March 1959 1. The greater portion of the effort of this office during 25X1A the reporting period was devoted to the up-coming Briefing for the Kilday Committee. appeared in ray office bright and early Monday morning and was immediately put to the task at 25X1A hand. Working with he was extremely helpful in organizing the initial agenda for staff discussions, contributing in individual sessions with the chief instructors concerned and in dry runs for the complete staff. Just one comment on the whole area of VIP briefings: we are hoping to come up with a meaningful and succinct package which will be useful in all future undertakings of this type in order to reduce to a minimum the amount of preparatory time on the part of the staff here. . 2. ORT #4 (Air) got off to a jerky start on Monday, 16 March, due to arrival of the ORT students at 1030 hours. The schedule 25X1A called for arrival on the Base by 0900 hours. The personnel arrived Sunday night and were processed according to schedule but then were forced to bide their time while the late arrivals were processed. This entailed a certain amount of duplication of effort on the part of the staff as well as interruption of the schedule. It appears that the delay resulted from the ORT personnel using the courier for transportation. We feel that such delays are unnecessary and make a bad impressi ersonnel from 25X1A other components of the government such as the Late 25X1A entrants to the course included one student from the Office o the DDP, by name. 25X1A 3. Both and CFA contributed to the instructional program 25X1A for the group. The latter departed the Base on 17 March, one day ahead of schedule. This was possible because they had already been exposed to some of the material scheduled for the week. This 25X1A development enabled the to satisfy their desire to visit Washington. 4. The program for the group continues to proceed at a satisfactory pace. ~Mnh=ascompleted the last round of testing with the exception of one student who was sick but is now much DATE: 24 March 1959 Approved For Release 2000/08/17 : CIA-RDP61-00442A000100050015-9 Approved For Release WJp/08/17: CIA-RDP61-00442A00010005 015-9 improved according to - Each of the group was given two individual tests by comencing the program at 7 o'clock in the morning. Field problems comprised their bulk of the activity during the reporting we" kr . S. This is for the -record: A. Eight students completed ASMC #13 on Friday, 20 March. D. Nothing of particular significance occurred in connection with OC i,''-8 r' Mr. Chief, TSS/SD spent three days on the ''.ase, rrimarily to discuss with Mr.~the reactivation of the 25X1A TSS/SD Operational Testing Pro yam. He discussed briefly with me possible housing for one, Mr. due to return from- 25x1A late summer and possible personnel changes slated for later this year. 25X1A Approved For Release 2000/08/17 : CIA-RDP61-00442A000100050015-9