Pseudonym: Nauman, Willard
John Newman also recommends reviewing these files: 104-10179-10107; 104-10103-10363; 104-10197-10246; 104-10179-10183
07/07/62, Cable from San Juan to Director: "1. Following summarizes Nauman/Karnley 6 July meeting with SKEWER-1 who selected as most suitable channel establish Nauman contact with AMBANG-1...3. SKEWER-1 then readily agreed setup Nauman/AMBANG-1 meeting in manner not divulge Agency connection. When placed calls to arrange however, learned that AMBANG-1 departing Juan for Miami and was unable effect introduction Nauman prior AMBANG-1 departure. AMBANG-1 will return Juan 8 July and expect meeting with Nauman be not later than 9 July. 4...For Station info and guidance Nauman in contact with AMBANG-1, please advise what known of this AMBANG-1 visit Washington, D.C."
10/11/62 note to Chief, TFW (Bill Harvey), attn: Willard R. Nauman from "Pat". Memo attached to 10/9/62 memo signed by Patrick Karnley/Bernie Reichardt - it was on the unlikelihood of Manuel Ray being able to rebuild an "underground movement" in Cuba. Note states: "Will, I sometimes write little notes like this and I thought you might find this one of particular interest in connection with your sorting-out job."
10/12/62, Cable from Director to Mexico City (Orig: Alfonso Rodriguez/Earl Williamson, TFW/SA): "1. Willard R. Nauman arriving MEXI 14 Oct. Will contact Shoquist morning 15 Oct. 2. Security permitting would brief Shyrock outside EMB on GYROSE relationship AMBANG-1, as well terms reference to be used in latter's pending recruitment attempt AMLAW-3. Will await advice on arrival. C/S Comment: *(OUT 86184) REF RYBAT." Releasing Officer: R. W. Herbert for J. C. King, C/WHD. Coordinating Officers: (T. Whitten by phone), WH/3. (N. Holman by phone, WH/3). Authenticating Officer: Alfonso Rodriguez for W. K. Harvey, C/TFW.
02/20/63, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, SAS: "Transmitted herewith are PHS Forms on Miguel Diaz Isalgue and Nestor Moreno Lopez. These were picked up from AMTRUNK-1 on 20 February 1963. In accordance with discussions at Headquarters on 18 February between Irving N. Peggins and Willard R. Nauman, these forms are being sent as received in Spanish to expedite processing."
07/23/63, Cable from Director to San Juan (Orig: A. Rodriguez, Unit: SAS/SC/AR): REF: SJAN 1071 (IN 82382)* "Please advise AMBANG/1 Nauman will be away 5-14 Aug. Can make meeting before or after in place his choice. Advise soonest. C/S Comment: *Ref advised AMBANG/1 has trip planned to New York for 10 Aug."
09/30/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: RYBAT TYPIC AMBANG: "1. Basis ref and Reuteman-Nauman telecon 29 Sept which covered infeasibility jeopardizing WAVE local status by violating local agreements re movement EMO and combustibles, contacted AMBANG/1 1400 hours Sept 29. Explained our sympathy for him and anyone attempting do job on AMTHUG/1, and fact we not trying complicate his problems but that we must conform with federal, state and local laws. AMBANG/1 informed Nauman had been made aware this situation and had agreed demo would be passed at sea to AMBANG/1 vessel enroute target area, and if not used demo would be returned to us same way. We added Nauman unaware two way commo RQMT. 2. In reply above AMBANG/1 said he afraid reveal identity his boats and crews to us, because in event policy change we could stop his future ops anytime they tried leave Miami area. Added he would think over matter and leave word with Cisneros whom we should contact 1400 hours Sept 30. Will advise. C/S Comment: *Re passing materials to AMBANG-1."
10/31/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMTRUNK: Page 4: ..."9. Delighted have Nauman participate 4 Nov discussions. However view last meet between Nauman/AMICE-27 in Miami in which Nauman made it clear he no longer involved AMTRUNK op, question how productive Nauman participation would be. Tend believe AMICE-27 would infer from Nauman participation 4 Nov meet that AMICE-27 did not trump card in AMCAPE-1 channel as when push came to shove..."
12/05/63, Transmittal Slip from SAS/SO/AR to SAS/MOB/PA: Remarks: "The attached was prepared by Mr. Rodriguez (while in Miami on TDY) and should be filed in the JURE file. Another copy has been filed in Manuel Ray Rivero's 201." Page 3: OBJECTIVE: Caching of C-4 and allied materials on either (1) Roncador Cay or of Roncador Bank of the alternate site of North Cay of Serrana Bank: "PROPOSAL #1: 1. TIMING: REX to deposit cache of materials on Roncador Cay of Roncador Bank and depart by 1200 hours on 23 November 1963. ALTERNATE PROPOSAL: REX to deposit cache of materials on North Cay of Serrana Bank by 1800 hours on 23 November 1963...3. RULES OF ENGAGEMENT:...G. REX will lie off site for period of 48 hours and will be prepared, due to some unforseen emergency on the part of either party be prepared to give the retrievers an additional 24 hours should they notify Willard R. Nauman of any emergency. Nauman would then notify WAVE of this contingency..."
07/02/64, Cable from Director to JMWAVE (Orig: Alfonso Rodriguez, Unit: WH/SA/SO/AR): Slugline RYBAT TYPIC YOBITE AMBANG: "1. Willard R. Nauman ETA 3 July MAL 209 for meeting AMBANG-1. Not necessary be met. Latter will be advised cease and desist all operational activity aimed at return to Cuba from U.S. 2. Will not contact Station as must return HQs immediately."
08/24/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Deputy Chief, WH/SA: Page 15: ..."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; Rueben A. Hannula as Fred Folsom; Leon C. Fluteo as Oscar Guerra..."
08/26/64, Cable from Director to JMWAVE (Orig: Alfonso Rodriguez, Unit: WH/SA/SO/AR): Slugline TYPIC AMBANG: "Willard R. Nauman arriving Miami 26 Aug to debrief Cisneros re reasons resignation. Will register Holiday Inn as Fernandez. Will contact COS."
Undated, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC: "TECH will meet Nauman 27 July per ref. No objection use room at Holiday Inn Motel for SW TRG. Not clear if we are to make motel reservation in name Alfred Ferandez or it already made. C/S Comment: *Queried if TECH could meet Nauman and proceed to site of WAVE choice for training."