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Pseudonym: Hannula, Reuben

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Definition:
Unknown identity. Reuben A. Hannula used the alias "Fred" or "Fred Folsom" at JMWAVE. Dispatches in April 1964 stated that Hannula was the AMTRUNK case officer. Hannula was a JMWAVE paramilitary (PM).
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Unknown
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104-10215-10221: DISPATCH: AMTRUNK PROGRESS REPORT, PERIOD 1-30 NOVEMBER 1963

12/17/63, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: "I. Operational Activity:...Efforts to winnow AMICE-27 away from the clandestine mechanism of the AMTRUNK operation culminated on 10 November when Andrew K. Reuteman and Irving N. Peggins held a discussion with AMICE-27 in which AMICE-27 agreed to participate in and confine his activities to the radio program which had begun transmission to Cuba on 18 October...At a meeting between Reuben A. Hannula and AMICE-14 on 19 November, AMICE-14 declared that he was pleased that the issue between AMICE-27 and CIA had been settled in this manner. As had been discussed previously between Peggins and AMICE-14, with AMICE-27 'reassigned' to the overt radio program, AMICE-14 would assume the leadership of the clandestine action side of the operation..."

104-10216-10148: DISPATCH: TRANSMITTAL OF OPERATIONAL PLAN FOR AMTRUNK VII

01/22/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Pages 9-10 (Pages 1-2 of Damage Report): Page 9: ..."C. CIA Personnel Exposed to AMTRUNK-13: Reuben A. Hannula as 'Fred Folsom'..." Page 10: "F. CIA Personnel Exposed to AMAGREE-1: ... Reuben A. Hannula as 'Fred'....I. CIA Personnel Exposed to AMTRUNK-16: ...Reuben A. Hannula as 'Fred'..."

104-10216-10112: DISPATCH: AMTRUNK PROGRESS REPORT, PERIOD 1 THROUGH 31 MARCH 1964

04/14/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Page 2: ..."Upon its return to the JMWAVE area, the team was given a much-deserved vacation, however the AMTRUNK case officer, Reuben A. Hannula, remains in daily contact with AMICE-14 for administrative purposes and future planning..."

104-10216-10110: DISPATCH: STATUS OF AMTRUNK MHAPRON RECRUITING EFFORTS

04/17/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff (Info: COS, Mexico City, Madrid, Ottawa; Chief, WE and Chief, WH): Page 2: ..."4. For the time being then, AMTRUNK recruiting for MHAPRON will be restricted to the attempt against (REDACTION). The issue of a subsequent infiltration attempt by AMICE-14 is still in limbo. The AMTRUNK case officer, Reuben A. Hannula, is currently investigating several leads for a subsequent two-man infiltration team to expand MHAPRON recruiting efforts under the AMTRUNK project."

104-10234-10312: DISPATCH: OPERATION ZORRO

04/23/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Pages 8 and 9: ..."B. Damage Report:...3)...Reuben A. Hannula as Fred..."

104-10216-10163: PREPARATION OF OUTGOING SW MESSAGES-REUBEN A. HANNULA

06/16/64, CIA document from TSB: "To: Reuben A. Hannula (Field Units Use Pseudo), WAVE/PM (Div. or Branch). From: TSB (Field Units Use Pseudo). Transmitted herewith is an Outgoing SW Message prepared for: AMTRUNK-11 (Cryptonym of Agent). Message No.: 8. This message is located: On side with open letter. It is suggested that the cover letter be placed: (Unintelligible). Bruce R. Heard (Field Units sign in Pseudo)."

104-10216-10209: DISPATCH: TRANSMISSION OF S/W MESSAGES TO AND FROM AMTRUNK NETWORK

08/07/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Deputy Chief, WH/SA: Page 28: Report on Development of an Incoming SW Message (07/30/64): "To: Reuben A. Hannula (Field Units Use Pseudo). Division or Branch: WAVE/PM...From: AMTRUNK-10 (Agent Crypto)...Submitted by: Michael E. Capolillo (Field Units Sign in Pseudo)..."

104-10103-10110: DISPATCH: ACTIVITIES OF JORGE VOLSKY

08/24/64. Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Deputy Chief, WH/SA: Page 25: ..."b. The following CIA staff employees were in contact with AMICE-27 and are therefore considered known to Volsky: Andrew K. Reuteman as Tad Brickham; Willard R. Nauman as Al Rodemeyer; Stanley R. Zamka as Dr. Manuel Mendez; Irving N. Peggins as Joe Webster; Hobart J. Vandeborn as Tom Mesard; Reuben A. Hannula as Fred Folsom....c. On 19 November 1963 in a meeting with COS, Peggins, and AMICE-27, the purpose of which was to offer A-27 a position in the Station's MHAPRON Radio Program, A-27 said that he had written letters to Volsky and Szulc informing them that Operation Leonardo had been terminated..."

104-10247-10144: REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT OF AN INCOMING SW MESSAGE

01/06/65, CIA document: "To: Reuben A. Hannula (Field Units Use Pseudo). Division or Branch: WAVE/PM...From: AMTRUNK/11 (Agent Crypto)...Submitted by: Bruce R. Heard (Field Units Sign in Pseudo)..."

104-10177-10141: PRQ PART 11 AMLUNT/2

02/07/66, CIA document: ..."3. List other case officers who have handled Subject or whom he knows or has known. Give names by which they have been known: Reuben A. Hannula as Fred..."

104-10234-10409: CABLE: ASSETS ARRESTED IN AMLASH CASE

03/09/66, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline TYPIC AMTRUNK AMLASH MHAPRON: Pages 2-3: ..."4. IDEN D, father IDEN A, arrived U.S. Dec 65 thru Camarioca exodus and subsequently debriefed by Reuben A. Hannula and AMTRUNK team members re his part in 'transfer' of AMLASH cache materials to phantom boat 'from outside.' IDEN D claimed never met 'Bobby', that all dealings with 'Bobby' handled directly by A-16 and that, in addition AMLASH cache, he participated in five similar recovery ops with IDEN A and A-18 during period late 64 thru mid-65. These claims borne out be LCFLUTTER (No. 72678) and further investigation showed that other cache material taken from area (include) that emplaced by AMOTS on Operation Cochise II and III, Nov 61 and Jan 62. IDEN D debriefing indicated all these recovery ops carried out in well-coordinated, professional manner using visual, verbal and danger signals supplied by 'Bobby'..." Page 6: "IDENS: A. Antonio (Diaz) Torres, fisherman, Marti, Matanzas...D. Oscar (Diaz) Jabiela-Garcia, fisherman, Marti, Matanzas."

104-10215-10145: DISPATCH: TYPIC/OPERATIONAL/AMLILAC/TERMINATION OF AMHINT-56.

01/26/68, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, WH Division: Page 5 (Page 2 of Damage Report): "WOFIRM Personnel Exposed:...Reuben A. Hannula/Fred..."

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