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December 9, 2016
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April 24, 2000
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February 20, 1951
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Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP8370R000500030018-5 ( - The fionorahie Richard B. Russell Chairman, Committee Armed s.t:ervice* United State* Stasis aidasirtos C. Dear kir. CheirosalL FEB 20 1951 /11 i 1i- 7rtD I P %; There are * few key positions in the Central bstelligenc Agency which can be filled ni4ot effectively indeed can 4ft1y be filled effec- tively. by-oelected officers a the i,rmed .1-iervices. Although I have ? quota =A personnel fiNais each these Service*. I am unable to *Main for these few hey positions, atacers of the toodedaii and ex- perience which I require, as this training and experience is usually acquired only by rather senior officers whose numbers ni the active tiet are limited. The obvious eolation is to employ professionally end physically qualified retired officers, but the so-called dual eesspeneation statutes make it impossible fo.r me to obtain the serviees of any of ti1Q11111 who are released for reasons 4ther thou for physical disability. and physical disability would in most eases be a disqualifying defect from the CIA point of view. Thus the Covers- meat is precluded from utilising in a very inip4rtaat field the services of certain highly qualified individuals In otiose training the United *Wes has a very considerable investment and wh are capable a f performing highly important functions .4 particular Cu/tee/11 t:, this Agetiey Isr reas4ai of such training. I am fated with an immediate need f.Jr the services c,f certain peculiarly well qualified retired officers, as well as SWIM itikt4 are just reaching the retirement age. Their essistance. particularly in swim onus, will crestitote a contribution of the greatest importance to oar wz4k. not?.'estly in certain 4peratiAtal and technical fields but also in estimates 4 1.reign military potentials. There is submitted herewith the draft of a pruiposid amend- meat to allt Central Intelligence Agency et of 1949 to authorise the WO OM trtt/9?A Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : C AiMito-oreVIR leree ISM ans . MIS TtttN a JU$tINEXT 10 in WI Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP80-01370R000500030018-5 111111111, Eael4stare oozy t emphq and comp v* whose employment is 1 euhreltted to, the Dere tt: its presentatt4n to the Conies** W Divector WLPforzheirner;b1c Distribution: Orig. and cc to addressee Z - Signer 1 - Central Records 1 - Comptroller - Legislative Counsel. /-7?rsc )-) we/di/rear? ,714e oeAl ioe.?_/zt, LI) Approved For Release 2000/08/30 : CIA-RDP80-01370R000500030018-5 -z -