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Cryptonym: WOMUSE

Definition:
CIA CounterIntelligence staff.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10431-10082: DISPATCH:FORWARDING OF PERSONALITY FILE ON LEE HARVEY OSWALD/SIX VOLUMES OF ATTACHMENTS

CounterIntelligence chief James Angleton's office was the primary department of CIA involved in the post-assassination investigation. This document forwarding six volumes of material on Oswald from Mexico City's CIA station to "Chief, WOMUSE/R&A", indicates a likelihood that WOMUSE is CIA's CounterIntelligence division.

104-10052-10137: KENNEDY ASSASSINATION REPORT ON OSWALD'S TRIP TO MEXICO CITY

This document regarding a new allegation about Oswald surfacing in 1967 states "We are coordinating closely in this matter with WOMUSE."

104-10419-10042: DISPATCH: GUIDANCE RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE PRESIDENT WHILE TRAVELING ABROAD

Chief, WOMUSE is the source of this dispatch to CIA stations and bases providing guidance around Presidential protection during visits abroad.

104-10172-10384: CABLE RECAP OF BROWN CASE: LOCAL POLICE HAVE GENUINE INTEREST

9/13/67, WAVE memo, with WOMUSE slugline: The word is Brown may be heading to Chicago, and has been talking with the Hemming group, i.e. Martin Casey, Joe Gorman, and Joe (?) Collins.

Contributors:
Jerry Ennis • MFF • Bill Simpich

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