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Cryptonym: CHAPPIE

Definition:
Project involving anti-Castro air operations.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10312-10353: CABLE: REQUEST AIRLIFT STAND-BY STATUS EGLIN COMMENCING 9 JUNE 63

06/06/63 cable WAVE 9396 from JMWAVE to Director (Orig: Air/Zannettos/cjm): Slugline RYBAT CHAPPIE: "Request airlift stand-by status Eglin commencing 9 June 63. Plan utilize transport possible defectors presently within Cuba. Mission dates are A.M. 10 and 11 June. Depart Miami - destination Andrews. Aircraft will be released NLT 12 June." Authenticating Officer: Philip S. Zannettos. Releasing Officer: Andrew K. Reuteman. See the response in 104-10312-10332 - DIR 45461 (also in folder on Bayo-Pawley affair - 1993.08.04.16:25:36:340007 - p. 116): Slugline OPIM CHAPPIE - "Request you provide C-54 aircraft on alert standby status EGLI commencing 2300Z/09 for possible blackbody movement Miami International to Andrews Air Force Base. Aircraft to operate as (Air Force) aircraft with crew identities concealed from Black PAX. Prefer use (Office of Security) loaned (Air Force) C-54. Mission to operate on call of WAVE air ops officer. Aircraft and crew will be released NLT 12 June."

104-10110-10272: CABLE RE FRANCISCO BARTES, JUAN PERON, AND SANTIAGO MENDEZ

12/6/63 cable WAVE 7720 from Director to JMWAVE, slugline CHAPPIE WITHRUSH PBRUMEN, ref WAVE 7591: "Francisco Bartes, Juan Peron, and Santiago Mendez departing NY via Pan Am 150/7 without Congo visa. Please meet...(Bartes) received U512 from ODURGE/INS in New Orleans and (Peron and Mendez) received (US) multi entry documents Miami."

104-10122-10185: CABLE RE RICARDO MORALES VOLUNTEERING FOR DUTY.

12/01/64: Cable from Lepoldville to Director: Slugline RYBAT CHAPPIE WIPEGASUS: "1. All members team will derive satisfaction if one then allowed remain LEOP look after Perez and accompany him U.S. Cadick/Rip Robertson and Station agree. 2. Ricardo Morales has volunteered for duty. Request authority retain him. Advise. 3. Morales is intelligent English-speaker who should cause no security problem. His minor wound all but healed. 4. Will retain his I-512 for U.S. reentry. *Perez earliest possible discharge 15 8 Dec."

104-10215-10139: CABLE: REQUEST TRAINING FOR SIX MAN LEADER GROUP SCHEDULED

07/07/66: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline PBRUMEN KUROAR CHAPPIE RAMROD: "1. Request training for six man leader group scheduled arrive (REDACTION) 11 July as follows: (REDACTION) same given AMANCHORS less emphasis UDT. (REDACTION) stress leadership training and rotate leadership assignments in field exercises encompassing tradecraft, caching, observation and reporting all trainees completed JMWAVE training and have OA's and recent LCFLUTTERS. 2. Trainees: AMLILAC/29 (201-728520) TA Ignacio (trained at REDACTION July 63), AMLILAC/33 (201-741331) TA Manuel (trained at REDACTION Feb 64), AMSKIRT-1 (201-753409) TA Pablo (trained at REDACTION Jan 65), AMHINT-56 (201-332676) TA Frank (JMWAVE training only), AMTRUNK-21 (201-300063) TA Luis (JMWAVE training only), AMLUNT-2 (201-324081) TA Filipe (JMWAVE training only), AMPOLISH-1 (201-285159) TA Simon REDACTION Aug 65), interpreter C/O to be assigned. 3. Request airlift leader team to (REDACTION) night 11 July and return AMANCHOR group ISO WAVE night 12 July."

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Bill Simpich

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