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December 16, 1952
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Approved For Release 20g4IQ8 Cl/ P76-001831 00100100007 . t'f -4 rmatlofl DIARY NOTES ADD .A 16 December 1952 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 1. Requested Mr. Meloon to make a complete report othin Los e case of who is supposed to have been wounded by gunshot n 2. Asked Mr. RMeloon to make a report on the legalities involved in considering the possibility of having the brother of one of our employees lost overseas-rentar od as an "only surviving son", thus enabling him to obtain draft deferment. Mr. was also requested to provide the name of the Selective Service Director for the 25X1A9a State of Connecticut. 25X1A2d1 3: Matt Baird telephoned urging expeditious handling of the administrative plan for Project tells me that he believes the plan can be completed within forty-eight hours anwill so advise Matt. 25X1A6a He t,.. Jim Garrison called to let me know that he had returned from said that he thought his trip had been very successful and that he had been a e to make arrangements which would save us considerable money in transportation costs. the handling of the case of low dit e 25X1A9a 6. Asked to expe ees in who wants to civilianize) and to prepare a ca le or my sig- 25X1A6a our employees nature by tomorrow, possible. 7. Larry Houston telephoned to recommend a GS-13, for pos- sible assignment to OSI to help them out with a specia proJec w h will last for approximately one month. I will get in touch with OSI and give them whatever as- sistance they need. 8. Lunched with Colonel Harris, Arty War College, who was interested in knowing the status of NIS production and, also, in knowing something about NIE's which the Army War College receives. I supplied him with the proper point of contact in G-2 and asked him to make his requests through them. He also wanted to explore informal- ly what I thought of the possibility of a designee of the Director giving an address at the Army War College which would be a sort of international estimate of the world I told him that I could not hazard a situation from an intelligence point of view. guess as to what the Director's reaction to such a request would be, but, in any case, would recommend that the problem be explored informally through G-2. Approved For Release 2001/08/08 : CIA-RDP76-00183R000100100007-7 Approved Fo Release 2001/08/08 : CIA-RDP76-00183A900100100007-7 9. Shef Edwards says that he is getting behind in his processing of security clearances due to lack of clerical help. At the moment, he has a backlog of approx- imately three weeks. Since Personnel to puts a ~s1 the entire priority on filling clerical vacnthat cieslin the would instruct Inspection and Security Office. 10. Shef telephoned later to say that he had heard a lot of adverse comment re- garding the air raid warning on the 12th to the effect that it was foolish, a waste of Government money, etc., and wanted to reaffirm his understanding that our emergen- cy planning had full backing of headquarters. I assured him that it did, and empha- sized that one had to expect this sort of reaction when such a large number of people were involved. 25X1A9a I gave of Personnel a copy of a cable concerning the table of or- and asked him to look into it without delay since 25X1A9a gani_zation for there was no indication ersonnel had been consulted. M 25X1A9a 12, Also gave some papers on personnel ceilings and asked him to have George Meloon discuss them with me at his earliest convenience. 25X1A9a 13. - of OIC was in to say that his Office was compiling NSCIDis and DCID's(with the exception of those applicable to DD/P) into a looseleaf booklet for proposed distribution as far as the division level. I told him that if {thee General eapproved of this kind of distribution I would need copies for the DD/A, Counsel, the Comptroller, the Personnel Office, and the Procurement and Supply Office, but that we could get along with one copy for the DD/A and one for the General Coun- sel if essential. -2- Approved For Release 2001/08/08 : CIA-RDP76-00183R000100100007-7