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Pseudonym: Flustikoff, Gary

Definition:
Gary L. Flustikoff was possibly a pseudonym used by Virgil Reidmiller. Flustikoff was known to AMMUG-1 as "Virg."
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Speculative
Discussion:
Harold Swenson submitted a document on operational expenses for AMMUG-1 (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) in June of 1964. On the list at number six was Virgil Reidmiller. Furthermore, a document submitted by Vivian A. Petrowski and Daniel Flores in July, 1964, mentioned that Reidmiller had accompanied AMMUG-1 for a meal, to a nightclub, the movies, and a baseball game during that month. In addition, Flustikoff was the author of two memoranda in 1966 and 1967 on AMCLEVE-15 (Luis Posada Carriles). In 1966, Gary L. Flustikoff was working in the Counter Intelligence (CI) Branch of the CIA. In 1967, he was working in IO/3.
Sources:

104-10185-10240: ACCOUNTING BY INDIVIDUAL FOR ADVANCE/OPERATIONAL EXPENSES FOR AMMUG-1

06/12/64: Document submitted by Harold F. Swenson: ATTACHMENT TO AMMUG-1 ACCOUNTING: 29 April 1964 - 01 June 1964: "1. The following list of individuals were involved in the operational luncheons and dinners which appear in the accounting with AMMUG-1 during his debriefings: (numbers which are assigned to each individual for use in the accounting). #1 - Harold F. Swenson. #2 - Vivian A. Petrowksi. #3 - Daniel Flores. #4 - Barney Hidalgo. #5 - (REDACTION). #6 - Virgil Reidmiller. #7 - (REDACTION). #8 - Mrs/Daniel Flores (non-agency). #9 - (REDACTION). #10 - (REDACTION). #11 - Louis Napoli. #12 - (REDACTION). #13 - (REDACTION). #14 - (REDACTION). #15 - Mrs. Louis Napoli. #16 - (REDACTION). 2. The following is a certification for operational expenditures where receipts were not obtainable. I certify that operational funds were expended as stated in the attached accounting. Daniel Flores."

104-10185-10293: FORM: ACCOUNTING BY INDIVIDUAL FOR ADVANCE /OPS EXPENSES OF AMMUG-1

07/21/64: Document submitted by Vivian A. Petrowksi and Daniel Flores: Page 3: 07/22/64: "The following individuals certify that operational funds exceeding fifteen dollars were spent in the entertainment of AMMUG-1 and that receipts were not obtainable. Harold F. Swenson, Daniel Flores, Barney Hidalgo, Virgil Reidmiller." - - - Pages 4-5: ATTACHMENT TO AMMUG-1 OPERATIONAL ACCOUNTING: 1 June - 10 July 1964: ..."DATE: 05 June...PURPOSE: Dinner at Blackies (AMMUG-1 & Reidmiller). AMOUNT: $15.000. Movies (AMMUG-1 & Reidmiller). 5.00. Nightclub SpeakEasy (AMMUG-1 & Reidmiller). 4.00...08 June: Movies (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1) 2.50. Refreshments & transportation to Safehouse #2 (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1). 3.50...09 June...Baseball Game (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1). 6.00. Refreshments (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1). 6.50..."

104-10183-10257: PERSONAL RECORD QUESTIONNAIRE PART 11 - OPERATIONAL INFORMATION

11/12/64: AMMUG-1 PRQ Part II from CI/OA to C/WH/SA/CI: ..."3. List other case officers who have handled subject or whom he knows..."Gary L. Flustikoff as Virg..."

104-10178-10048: MEMORANDUM: TRANSFER OF AMCLEVE/15

08/01/66: Memorandum from CI/Flustikoff to COS (Thru: C/CI - Info: C/TRG, C/Fin): "1. Pursuant to discussions by Chief of Station, Chief CI and Chief Training, AMCLEVE/15 will be transferred to CI Branch effective 1 August 1966. 2. AMCLEVE/15 will be used by CI to report on the activities of a 'Central Junta', which is being organized to govern the activities of RECE, Comandos L, MRTN and the AVBC. As reported in reference by AMCLEVE/15, the above exile organizations have recently combined forces and have asked AMCLEVE/15 to work with them in the 'Central Junta.' 3. AMCLEVE/15 will henceforth be paid under AMCITY."

104-10178-10154: FOLDER ON POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

07/11/67: Memorandum from IO/3/Flustikoff to COS (Thru: DCOS/E, AC/IO - Info: Chief, Finance, Chief, Cover, Chief, Security): Subject: Proposed Termination Bonus for AMCLEVE/15: "1. Pursuant to discussion with DCOS/E and the writer, JMWAVE plans to terminate AMCLEVE/15 effective 11 July 1967. 2. AMCLEVE/15 began employment with WOFACT during April 1966 and served as an instructor in the Maritime Training Section from July 1965 to 1 August 1966 when he was transferred to CI Branch to report on the activities of RECE, a Miami based Cuban exile group, from 1 August 1966 until above termination date. 3. Approval is requested for a total of $650.00; minus FICA and federal income tax. AMCLEVE/15 will be paid $549.00 net. Approved: (REDACTION) Mark F. Effield."

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