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ARMY review( com I d. & T CONTROL NUMBER COMM GROUP APPROVAL/RELEASE SHEET SUBJECT OFFICE SYMBOL DATE Transfer of the CENTER LANE Project IAGPA-F-SD 4 Sep 64 ACTION REQUIRED CG Approve MOA Transferring the CENTER LANE ACTION-OFFICER-PHONE Program to DIA (S/CL-2/NOFORN) LTC Buzby AV 923-7829 MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD (Describe briefly the requirement, background and action taken or recommended. Must be sufficiently detailed to identify the action without resours? to other sources.) (S/CL-2/NOFORN) ORIGIN OF ACTION: CG, INSCO'I decision and subsequent ACSI and Secretary of the Army approval, to discontinue INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (ICLP) and transfer appropriate operational and R&D efforts to the appropriate organizations (Blue TAB A). (U) DISCUSSION: a. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) The ICLP manager has held discussions with DIA officials and the CG, US Army Medical Research and Development Command (US4ARDC) since the announcement of the decision to cancel the ICLP and transfer its functions to permit the continuance of the intelligence psychoenergetic effort within DOD. These discussions resulted in a concept that will permit the continuation of intelligence collection through psychoenergetics within Dot) in a program that will be managed by DIA. The program will be a coordinated effort throughout the Intelligence Community to include DIA, NSA, CIA, and the US Army (USAMRDC). b. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) During a 1 August 1984 meeting between MG Rapmund and LTC Buzby, MG Rapmund outlined his concept for USAMRDC participation in psychoenergetics and stated that he neither needed nor wanted the transfer of ICLP resources to USAMRDC to support his R&D efforts; therefore, this action will not address either the transfer of any INSCOVI resources to USAMRDC or discuss proposed utilization of operational personnel in support of USAMRDC R&D. RESOURCE IMPLICATIONS YES NO O ^ A. Personnel ? ^ h i A i B S sat on pace ut or . OMA ? ^ C osts ( ) C. Operating D.' Investment Costs (OPA & MCA) ? ^ E. ROTE Costs ^ 13 F. Environment ^ ^ (If "YES" coardlnste action tiwu the Command Environmentalist ODCSLOG) COORDINATIONS APPROVAL/, EASE OFFICE SIGNATURE PHONE SIGNATURE DATE rr t;etT / E CFA IAFM- IX- v , ~.~ IAPER (LTC Os orne IAGPA-F- O 'CCv~r IACS TAPA-CO 12'6j C IADCG-S A TTr PAT HEAD OF STAFF ELEMENT (Name, grade, phone and signature) RICHARD J. POWERS, JR, COL, X26844 IA(HQ) FORM 32 76 p o r Release 2004010 io T E HE` 91 REGRADED DECLASS: OADR b ft8kW g6bd@6b L_V1I FI ED DOCUMENT NOT R,:ELEASABLE TO I OREIGN NATIONLLS Approved For ReleS BO A I DP96-00788R001500090026-0 .00 c. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) DIA and USAMRDC signed an MOA on 17 August 1984 that serves as a concept paper and gives USAMROC a charter to perform R&D to validate the psycnoenergetic phenomena. The concept provides for the use of operational personnel to support the R&D effort; however, there are no USAMRDC requirements for full time assignment of military intelligence personnel to USAMRDC to support the R&D effort. d. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Discussions to date with DIA indicated that the new DoD psychoenergetic effort will operate under strict security. It is anticipated that after approval of an MOA, DIA will request OPSEC and cover support from INSCQM. Such support is already provided to ICLP by the Security Support Detachment, 902d MI Group and Administrative Survey Detachment, and these organizations could feasibly provide similar support to the prospective DIA effort. e. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) In preparation for the ICLP transfer to DIA, the ICLP manager directed the preparation of a staff study to provide the rationale oehind the preparation of the MOA. A copy of the staff study is attached at Blue 'TAB B. f. (U) The proposed MOA will: (Blue TAB C) (1) (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Transfer all personnel currently assigned to ICLP to DIA. It will involve the transfer of "faces but not spaces." (2) (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Transfer all ICLP documents 'to DIA. (3) (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Transfer all equipment, maintenance contracts, rental agreements and on hand supplies to DIA. (4) (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Permit the transfer of the two office buildings currently occupied by ICLP to DIA. This will be accomplished by an ISSA between DIA and Fort Meade after the effective date of the MOA. g. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) It is recognized and accepted that the deactivation of ICLP and its subsequent transfer to DIA will be a major task. With a positive approach and complete cooperation from the INSCQM staff, however, the transfer can be accomplished with INSCOMi's best interests in mind and minimum disruption to ICLP operations. h. (U) Recommend that after review and approval by CG, INSCOM, the MOA be forwarded unsigned to OACSI, DA as a concept paper for their coordination and approval (a suggested cover letter has been drafted, and is attached at Blue TAB D). CG, INSCOVI could then sign the MOA when it is returned upon completion of the OACSI action. (U) WHAT THIS ACTION WILL ACCOMPLISH: a. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Satisfy requirement to cancel INSCQV1's involvement in psychoenergetics. b. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Permit the Intelligence Community to continue to use psychoenergetics as an intelligence collection tool. Approved For Release 2 / 00788R001500090026-0 Approved For Release D'96-00788 R001500090026-0 ITEM: Coordinations (Cont'd) Comments by Mr. Del Toro: (S/CL-2/NOFORN) I concur with the concept of transferring ICLP to DIA, but do not concur that the WANG word processing equipment should be included in the transfer. There is a critical need for automation in USAINSCOM HUMINT collection activities, and I believe we should reallocate existing word processing equipment within INSCOM before we offer it to another Gf - JBALDO DEL TORO, JR. ADCSOPS-HUM INT J %Y L i C' ,7 4-6''(U t c), r t eK c- C Poe O 6` /~61 .t C' c'~ r z~ crl