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proved For Release 220E: CIA-RDP80B0 6R000244g0-5 ? (CLASSIFICATION) OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR TO :Deputy Direct (Plans) Deputy Director (Intelligence) Deputy Director (Science and Technology) Deputy Director (Support) SUBJECT ; Reduction in On?Daty Strength Levels REFERENCE: Action Memorandum No. A-410 27 JUL 1964 Date L. The Director's decision to adjust position authorizations for FY 190 and FY 1966 compels us to initiate certain constructive efforts designed to meet our ead.year target strength levels. Immediate attention must given by each Deputy Director to these avenues which provide an acceleration in the separation of personnel who are unnecessary to his needs while at the same trrne assuring minimal adverse impact on the employment of any career employees whose performance has been satisfactory. Z. There are four suchavenues: a. Military Personnel. 25X1 (1) We have on duty over ntthtary personnel auci yet have designated only approximately positions as .1.equiring active- duty military skills. This suggests position-by-positioi review of military personnel on duty to determine whether or not an active duty military officer or enlisted mail is absolutely essential. in each case. Any position currently filled y a military man vkiiich could be filled by a CIA civilian ei-nployee should be identified a the officer returned to his parent service. SUSPENSE DATE: SECRET Excteed 1T):1 dor:ngraln&, detiassIfication Approved For Release 26WRWRITIA-RDP801301676R000200040030-5 ? 0 A D.U M Approved For Release 2002/01EnTRDP8013016 6R000200040030-5 0 II (l) Iko tracted to Waage tide survey isessiiiiatelyLa Cestiort with the Deputy Directors end to submit his renommettidations to me no later thee 1 November 1964. (3) This Amnon thos141 be undertahen in such a manner that there is so implicatioo that military ***ivy*** are considered to lose valuable as individuals to CIA than in the past or that there i. say clutoge wbotoblrir the long-established Agency policy to weicomiD the seeigrexeres of military per:wane whose 41114kviit skills re The yerpoee it the survey is to achieve a mere positive compliance with the provilievalli of DOD Directive No. 4.13111.3. dated S December 1967 sail to utilise tamer CIA istpioyess la all positione ION leitieb they can qualify. Talting into coteititieration those jobs whisk can bit performed .qaIly wall by eteillen employees mad thee* Iebe which may so longer be eacessary at all I would hops tiestM or more raillery aim be declared surplus to our immediate need* and reitermod to their parted services with no adverse impact os: either the individual* concerned or our volition, with. DOD. b. kelliternegt. 25X1 Ageaey iteg are eitpeeted to retire whorl they have combisatiens of age sad leagth itse 1 d the policy employees chieved carteLs specUi.d . lo the peat ws have been tzuOrit otiiieetisle and ergenisationd.oriested viewpetiat in this &letter. vesxuryislwairi.settriainygisr:swaselote,iverirenti::: thsp:th4ticy.AgiseiVe rriusartw: take:mtL the fitters exceptieeos should be &meted only whoa as mraploysess fieseielal hardship wesaid remit which would rnaterially affect the employee's ability to soalatsht the necessities ei lite railure to exercise molitur, Judgment In plaaning for rettrenvoe* and the aesemption of wftegroililliairy iloanthal obligations by tM1vldi*1s appr retirement age wilt eel be cessaidered adequate reason* ler retaining an employee hermit his normal retirement data. Accordingly, you should review all cerreet exceptions to the riitUriltniOlia polity and provide to me by I lievember 1944 specific recommendatione either rescinding or renslidating each ease by name is liccerdence with a strict interpretstion of the above criteria. Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP80601676R000200040030-5 Approved oeiease SECRET 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP80601 4R000200044R000200040030-50030-5 C. Suplittadatt Pee* ? The Director does ?at.od to An$sment the prevision* a ?25X1 let this tirac. e t-txpecte that aM supervisors ockail eggreseivelby deat ti performance as warranted ,sold initiate impunities settee wider the provisioes j HR I L lite Office a Persaabia reports that during IT 1944 only three- giergeb,e percale isigt personnel were eepareted miner these proviolocm. Is difficult for me to vlietialise that it is realistic for aft organiesties of this type and are to separate only employee* ia any one year as aot meeting the standards of formasice revisited. Each Deputy Director should take tounseiate slope to identify and recommend for *operation under kilt 4Mitese individual* whose rititetod of periarrueace do sot Justify rzstie in the Agency Si being in the hest interests of the U. S. Govarnmerst. The Director of porriovulid, will provide asiistasco as required in this *Siert. (1) The Assaty Ceiim sedf.aitlna CelseelAcation iystcs pr 401 for the tostirmation of positions and employees within certain ccupetional and career fields across organisational lines. Although we camas* afford to get poeitien act oceontial to the per- tarebeiaee of the Agency or wit inirelott, we main avoid subverting the AV/04y CO-rear system three0 the assignment of unqualified personaol to position* within eetehlialted career fielde. At the *am* time we must =WO every effort to afford retraining opportunities to tadtriduale when the beet interest* of the Avocy mad good personnel rnicattgemeat and amepower utilisation Cu be Served rebj 00 If a potition planned for elimination carries sike career designation et a 411.74141" gikrviCe outside the career system of the .Directorate controlling the position, the propos eliiniaatioa should be diecuitoed with the lined of the Career Service concernen before soy finia action is taken. This iastruction 'head not be construed as circurelcribing lbttiting a Deputy Director** authority to eliminate say. position whick he deems to be a* legazer necessary* irrespective of Career Service. Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP80601676R000200040030-5 Approved Foreelease 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP80B016 R000200040030-5 IP SECRET (1) Deputy Dir eters &Amid ,rard and traiaing not normally attributeb to their Caine* Serviites with their own Career Service designees r.,keroly to aboorie *aural** peroossual. In order to itrieW what out true nreapower situation tar with respect to akilis required and jobs to be perforated, deliberate mix-assignment and the assivanNeut of unqualified individual* to poisitiotua n4ust be *voided.. Therdosts, ft* Director of Personnel hats iaftett &eked to *Baur* that reatealgamotits are coseieteat with established position career ditaignebtiotie and with the ualificatiens and Ote poteatial ability of the ladivistual involved. Itigned) Lyman B. hirkpatrick Lyman b. Kirkpatrick kampoutivo Director.Cornptreller 25X1 BPAM4 I caw 24 July 1964 _Distribution: Orig. DD/P 1 - Each Deputy Director 1 - Executive Director 1 - Executive Registry 1 - 0/BPAM 4 Approved For Release 24: : CIA-RDP80B01676R000200040030-5 Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : - 00 ? ro S?4441.ER WILL CHECK CLASSIFI ON TOP AND BOTTOM ... " UNCLASSIFIED CO I ENTIAL SECRET CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY OFFICIAL ROUTING SLIP TO NAME AND ADDRESS DATE INITIALS 1 Executive Director-Comptroller 2 3 4 5 6 ACTION DIRECT REPLY PREPARE REPLY 1? APPROVAL DISPATCH RECOMMENDATION COMMENT FILE RETURN r CONCURRENCE INFORMATION SIGNATURE Remarks: Ehe attached action memo for your signature was reviewed by Mr. Clarke before he left, and has since been reviewed by Mr. Echols, Director of Personnel. FOLD HERE TO RETURN TO SENDER FROM: NAME. ADDRESS AND PHONE NO. DATE )/ U/BPAM Control 7/27/64 Officer or ease' Manpower cuttrearkm4,, SECRET Foote No. .137 2-61 L Use previous editions .r U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1961 0-587282 -5