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Cryptonym: AMDOT

Definition:
An Army team that conducts training at Eglin Air Force Base. CIA officer Norman Kiggins (possibly Bob Wall) was one of the trainers.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

1993.08.04.16:55:12:060028: DIRECTOR CABLES, DIR 84470 - 84966.

11/22/63 cable DIR 84671 from SAS to JMWAVE: "Subjects reference cleared by KUSODA for AMDOT program at Eglin. Clearance procedure adopted to meet operational need on crash basis in isolated area. Subjects not cleared for access to official (CIA) installations to include JMWAVE and REDACTED. No security objection subjects observe and participate training WAVE bases on need to know basis. Access to JMDUSK should be as visitor. To obtain appropriate clearance to permit access to (CIA) installations time-consuming. Estimate take 60 days minimum."

104-10077-10084: DIRECTOR CABLE RE EMERGENCY OFF DUTY TELEPHONE CONTACT.

11/22/63: Cable from Director to Eglin, ISOLATION and JMWAVE: Slugline CHAPPIE PBRUMEN RAMROD AMDOT: "Effective 25 Nov Mrs. Ed Smith emergency off duty telephone contact for RAMROD AMDOT MSNS vice Mr. (REDACTION) Rea signed. Home phone 936-2941." Releasing Officer: (Signature) for Bernard J. Finan, Jr., C/AB/SOD. Coordinating Officers: Mr. Heyman (telecon). Mr. McGrath (telecon). Releasing Officer: (REDACTION), AB/OPS/SOD."

104-10075-10437: JMWAVE CABLE RE ARMY AMDOT TEAM

12/3/63 cable WAVE 8452 from JMWAVE to Director: "Chief of Station comment: Army AMDOT team cleared by KUSODA for AMDOT program at Eglin (Air Force Base)."

104-10077-10426: DIRECTOR CABLE RE NEW CAMP COMMANDER

12/12/63: Cable from Director to JMWAVE (Orig: Charles J. Francis, Unit: SAS/SUPPORT): Slugline RYBAT TYPIC PERS: "The director KUROAR has selected Mr. (REDACTION) GS-13 as the new camp commander AMDOT. HQs believes (REDACTION) should have at least 30 days TDY at JMWAVE and the training site for familiarization prior PCS. Please advise concurrence and date when he should plan to arrive." Releasing Officer: (Signature) Desmond FitzGerald, C/SAS. Coordinating Officers: (REDACTION), C/OS/TR (telecon). Orville C. Dawson, C/SAS/PERSONNEL. Authenticating Officer: Charles J. Francis for Vincent J. Heyman, C/SAS/SS.

104-10076-10430: JMWAVE CABLE REQUESTING TDY FOR BRIEFING AND FAMILIARIZATION

12/13/63 cable WAVE 9003 from JMWAVE to Director, slugline RYBAT TYPIC KUROAR PERS: "Request Mr. (REDACTED) TDY WAVE night 15 Dec with AMLEMNOS team for few days briefing and familiarization. Will also afford opportunity to inspect AMDOT area and meet ODIBEX assignees."

104-10267-10027: DISPATCH-TERMINATION OF AMRUG-5

10/1/65 dispatch from Chief of Station, JMWAVE to Chief, WH. Trainers Carl W. Jaenicken (John Dimmer), Norman Kiggins (possibly Bob Wall) and Louis T. Porete are the training instructors at JMWAVE, AMDOT and ISOLATION.

104-10215-10145: DISPATCH: TERMINATION OF AMHINT-56.

01/26/68: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, WH Division: AMHINT-56 Damage Report: ...Safehouse and Training Areas Exposed and Cover Companies Exposed...The unknown location and identification of (REDACTION) Ft. Stewart, Camp McCall, and AMDOT..."

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