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December 9, 2016
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December 7, 1956
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Approved For Release 2000/0 /13 _ .(DP63-00309AOf,A4.e0030060-7 10~1 2 6M A I 1'1L 7 December 1956 I E.MORMDUM FOR: Executive Officer, DD? SUBJECT: Recommendations and Suggestions of the DCI ?F FENCE: Your memorandum of 23 November 1956 1. "We Mould consider the establishment of a task force of intelligence office. including militMy:far emergency use in critical areas." C ant: A s filar proposal,,, having to do, however, exclusively with CIA personnel, was extensively studied during 1953, 54 and 55. This proposal was commonly known as the proposal for a cadre. It has never been acted upon because of the limitations imposed upon the Clandestine Services by the personnel ceiling and because of a fear that the estab- SeAiZbf?e C"A-e lishment of a would result in a decline in morale of the personnel assigned to it. These considerations would appear to obtain with respect to the proposal made by the Director. There has, however, never been any question u bout the desirability of having available to the A?ency intelligence officers for emergency use in critical areas. In order to achieve this end it is proposed: a. that each Deputy Director be requested to establish and aN ac trvls7/ ti'St"t/c maintain a-p~ of officers stationed in Washington or within easy .sf riLI,ZEO EMEa6 ~+cy reach, who are qualified for field duty in critical areas, -It - b. that the DI)?, supported by the Director of Personnel and the Director of Training,, be responsible for ypttamno.' and selecting reservists, NO Gla r Approved For Release 2000/09/13 : CIA- P63'=00$:06A000100030060-7 Approved For Release 2000/09/13 : CIA-RDP63-00309AOQ&1 0030060-7 4MMW c, that the Director Training be responsible for a.c~riisT ~t ttpra 4n~, T~~Y conducting arera traini fat a rated ten{ working Gt,vc days per annum. Basic training in clandestine technicueswill not be counted against this time and will be required of all reservists, can be supplied through the medium of already-established courses, d, that the military services be invited to nominate officers for this rest rye, and that these officers be offered s . Lf~ d basic and reserve training as indicated above. Approved For Release 2000/09/13 : CIA-RDP63-00309A000100030060-7 Approved For Release 2000/09/13 : CIA-RDP63-00309A00011,0000030060-7 &)1'FiDENTIAL these proposals are agreed to by the HRt ', the Office of Training suggests which agrees that they are a sensible initial approach to the problem. The above comments have been discussed with the Office of Training lability of eking out with the DM' formal arrangements for affecting the training and employment of such an Approved For Release 2000/09/1'3 .', }~ 1 .~ - activist reserve i IA-RDP6 -00309A000100030060-7 is