JFK Assassination Records

JFK Assassination Records - 2018 Additional Documents Release

The National Archives is releasing documents previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act.  The vast majority of the Collection (88%) has been open in full and released to the public since the late 1990s. The records at issue are documents previously identified as assassination records, but withheld in full or withheld in part. Learn more

These releases include FBI, CIA, and other agency documents (both formerly withheld in part and formerly withheld in full) identified by the Assassination Records Review Board as assassination records. The releases to date are as follows:

* Note: There are instances where multiple record identification numbers are associated with the same pdf. This is due to the fact that the files were scanned in batches.

Accessing the Release Files

The table below displays metadata about all the released documents. You can also download the spreadsheet as an Excel file (4.7MB).

To view or download a specific document, follow the link in the "Doc Date" column. The files are sorted by NARA Release Date, with the most recent files appearing first. The previous withholding status (i.e., formerly withheld in part or formerly withheld in full) is identified in the “Formerly Withheld Status” column.

JFK Table
Row NumRecord NumNARA Release Date Formerly WithheldAgencyDoc DateDoc TypeFile NumTo NameFrom NameTitleNum PagesOriginatorRecord SeriesReview DateCommentsPages Released
54351198-10007-1000104/26/2018RedactARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTSERVICE, OSD, JOINT STAFFV.H. KRULAKCUBA, THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES - FIRST DRAFT14JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018SERVICE, OSD, JOINT STAFF
54352198-10007-1000204/26/2018RedactARMY02/14/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGENERAL KRULAKJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.CUBA AS A BASE FOR SUBVERSION139ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018GENERAL KRULAK
54353198-10007-1000504/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES7CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
54354198-10007-1000604/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities. Similar to 198-10007-10005 with marginalia.
54355198-10007-1000704/26/2018RedactARMY03/22/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOMMITTEE MEMBERSV.H. KRULAKCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES8JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018COMMITTEE MEMBERS
54356198-10007-1000804/26/2018RedactARMY02/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOWILLIAM A. TIDWELLALLEGED CUBAN ARMS SHIPMENTS TO VENEZUELA VIA BRITISH GUIANA3CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 8. Transmittal of report from Tidwell to Califano re: Cuban arms shipments into British Guiana.
54357198-10007-1000904/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Draft paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
54358198-10007-1001304/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCONTROL OF TRAVEL TO AND FROM CUBA17CALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 6. Draft report concerning control of access to and surveillance of Cuba.
54359198-10007-1001504/26/2018RedactARMY03/15/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.E.R. ZUMWALTICCCA: EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES13OASDCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Memo for Califano from Zumwalt re: second working draft of "Cuba: The Exchange of Intelligence Concerning Communist Subversive Activities."
54360198-10007-1001704/26/2018RedactARMY04/17/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: FIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION10ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 18. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter and Elwood re: the First Progress Report of the Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion.
54361198-10007-1001704/26/2018RedactARMY04/17/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: FIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION10ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 18. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter and Elwood re: the First Progress Report of the Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion.
54362198-10007-1001804/26/2018RedactARMY03/30/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAV.H.KRULAKFIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION9JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 18. Memo from Krulak to the ICCCA re: the First Progress Report of the Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion.
54363198-10007-1001904/26/2018RedactARMY05/14/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAV.H.KRULAKOVERVIEW PAPER ON CASTRO-COMMUNIST SUBVERSION13JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 17. Memo from Krulak to the ICCCA re: Overview Paper on Castro-Communist Subversion.
54364198-10007-1002104/26/2018RedactARMY09/30/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMEMBER OF THE SUBCOMMITTEECHMN, SUBCMMT ON CUBAN SUBVERSIONREPORT FOR JULY-AUGUST ON ACTIONS TAKEN TO COMBAT CASTRO-COMMUNIST SUBVERSION23ICCCACALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 26. Memo from Chairman, Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion to the members of the Committee re: Report for July-August on Actions Taken to Combat Castro-Communist Subversion.
54365198-10007-1002204/26/2018RedactARMY07/18/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: REPORT ON STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION17ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 26. Memo from Califano to ICCCA re: the Report on the Status of Implementation of Actions Designed to Counter Subversion. Also appears in Califano Box 6, Folder 11.
54366198-10007-1002304/26/2018RedactARMY05/09/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. VANCEJAMES K. PATCHELLSECOND PROGRESS REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE17ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 19. Memo from Patchell to Vance re: the Second Progress Report of the Sub-committee on Cuban Subversion.
54367198-10007-1002404/26/2018RedactARMY05/07/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: SECOND PROGRESS REPORT OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION17ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 19. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter and Elwood re: the Second Progress Report of the Sub-committee on Cuban Subversion.
54368198-10007-1002504/26/2018Redact01/12/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJAMES K. PATCHELLTRAINING OF CUBAN OFFICERS IN EXILE12ARMY03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 12. Note from Patchell re: report on training of Cuban officers in exile.
54369198-10007-1002604/26/2018Redact03/29/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOBIOGRAPHIC SUMMARIES ON OFFICERS OF THE CUBAN REBEL ARMY IN EXILE AND RECOMMENDATION FOR THEIR TRAINING IN U.S. SERVICE SCHOOLS OR TRAINING CENTERS4CIA03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 11. Letter from [withheld] to Califano re: training of Cuban officers in exile.
54370198-10007-1002704/26/2018RedactARMY02/26/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOJAMES K. PATCHELLREFUGEE HANDLING24ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 13. Memo from Patchell to Califano re: handling of Cuban refugees.
54371198-10007-1002804/26/2018RedactARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. VANCECUBA: THE MOVEMENT OF SUBVERSIVES AND SUBVERSIVE TRAINEES19JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Report entitled, "Cuba: the Movement of Subversives and Subversive Trainees.
54372198-10007-1002904/26/2018RedactARMY06/25/1953
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTC. TRACY BARNESREPORT ON THE COLD WAR USE OF RADIO BROADCASTING BY CIA15CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 1, Folder 2. Memo from Barnes re: Report on the Cold War Use of Radio Broadcasting by CIA.
54373198-10007-1003004/26/2018Redact03/06/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMEETING OF KRULAK COMMITTEE8ICCCA03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 12. Notes from Meeting of the Krulak Committee, 6 March 1963.
54374198-10007-1003304/26/2018RedactARMY12/27/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENT1300011WILLIAM B. ROSSENWILLIAM P. YARBOROUGHJUWTFA AFTER ACTION REPORT18ARMY03/12/2018Memo from Yarborough to Rossen re: military evaluation of Cuban missile crisis.
54375198-10007-1004904/26/20184/17/2018ARMY
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018
54376198-10007-1009804/26/2018RedactARMY03/07/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCYRUS VANCEV.H. KRULAKCUBA28JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 12. Memo from Krulak to Vance enclosingthe Second Working Draft of "Cuba: The Movement of Subversives and Subversive Trainees."
54377198-10007-1014604/26/2018Redact04/19/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTV.H. KRULAKJOHN W. CARPENTER, IIITRAINING OF LATIN AMERICANS IN THE UNITED DOSS3AIR FORCE03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 10. Memos re: the Psychological Program Supporting US Policy Toward Cuba.
54378198-10007-1014704/26/20184/17/2018ARMY
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018
54379198-10007-1016904/26/2018RedactARMY09/13/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTALGER, CARPENTERJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.COVER STORY FOR THE EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE COVERT TRAINING FACILITY3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 11. Memo from Califano to Alger and Carpenter re: Cover Story for the Eglin AFB Covert Training Facility.
54380198-10007-1017104/26/2018RedactARMY09/13/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTALGER, CARPENTERJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.COVER STORY FOR THE EGLIN AFB COVERT TRAINING FACILITY3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 11. Duplicate of memo, RIF 198-10007-10169.
54381198-10008-1011904/26/2018RedactARMY10/14/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCAPT. ZUMWALT ET ALJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: ACTIONS TAKEN DURING JULY-AUGUST 1963 IN CURBING CUBAN SUBVERSION20ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 25. Memo No. 71 from Joseph Califano with attached report of Subcommittee on Subversion.
54382198-10009-1008604/26/2018RedactARMY05/07/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDIRECTOR, JOINT STAFFHAROLD K. JOHNSONMEMORANDUM FOR DIRECTOR, JOINT STAFF16JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers. Memo from Johnson to Director, Joint Staff re: attached ICCCA memo and paper concerning and action plan for Cuban subversion including impeding the movement of subversives and subversive trainees.
54383198-10009-1008704/26/2018RedactARMY04/17/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: FIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION12ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 11. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter, Elwood re: attached Sub-Committee on Cuban Subversion first progress report which discusses progress in impeding tra
54384198-10009-1009804/26/2018RedactARMY11/26/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMULTIPLEJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: REPORT ON STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION19ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 25. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Sloan, Alger, Wendt, Carpenter, Quilter re: attached paper concerning status of implementation of actions designed to counter Cuban subversion.
54385198-10009-1009904/26/2018RedactARMY02/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENT153MULTIPLECALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 1, Folder 9. Multiple papers re: classified/secret Congressional testimony concerning Cuban subversion in Latin America, Cuban military buildup, Soviet military weapons in Cuba, etc.
54386202-10001-1005904/26/2018RedactJCS09/23/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 60CJCSSECRETARY OF THE ARMYCLASSIFIED TITLE2ARMYJ-303/12/2018Reviewed by CIA, DOS, OSD.
54387202-10001-1017204/26/2018RedactJCS01/18/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 173THE CUBA PROJECT24OSDFOIA SERIES03/16/2018Bracketed portions withheld by Joint Staff. Reviewed by CIA, DOS, OSD.
54388202-10001-1017704/26/2018RedactJCS06/14/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 178PROGRESS, OPERATION MONGOOSE3OSDFOIA SERIES03/12/2018Reviewed by OSD, DOS, CIA.
54389202-10001-1017904/26/2018RedactJCS04/11/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 180STATUS OF OPERATION MONGOOSE3OSDFOIA SERIES03/16/2018Reviewed by JCS, OSD, CIA, DOS.
54390202-10001-1018704/26/2018Redact09/06/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 188MINUTES OF MEETING OF THE SPECIAL GROUP ON MONGOOSE 6 SEP 625OSD03/12/2018Reviewed by JCS, OSD, CIA and DOS.
54391202-10001-1020104/26/2018RedactJCS07/25/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 202BRIG. GEN. LANSDALEREVIEW OF OPERATION MONGOOSE8OSDFOIA SERIES03/12/2018Bracketed portions withheld by the Joint Staff. Reviewed by OSD, CIA and DOS.
54392202-10001-1020304/26/2018Redact01/24/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 204THE CUBA PROJECT6OSD03/16/2018Reviewed by OSD, CIA and DOS.
54393202-10001-1021104/26/2018RedactJCS08/31/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 212PHASE II OPERATION MONGOOSE21OSDFOIA SERIES03/16/2018Reviewed by JCS, OSD, CIA, DOS.
54394202-10001-1021204/26/2018Redact03/02/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 213THE CUBA PROJECT8OSD03/12/2018Reviewed by OSD, CIA, DOS.
54395202-10001-1021304/26/2018Redact05/17/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 214MONGOOSE SCHEDULE12OSD03/12/2018Reviewed by OSD, CIA, DOS.
54396202-10001-1021404/26/2018Redact03/12/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 215INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING OPERATION MONGOOSE8OSD03/16/2018Reviewed by OSD, CIA, DOS.
54397202-10001-1021904/26/2018RedactJCS05/31/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 220OPERATION MONGOOSE PROGRESS3OSDFOIA SERIES03/12/2018Reviewed by OSD, CIA, DOS.
54398202-10001-1022104/26/2018Redact03/13/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 222INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING16OSD03/16/2018Reviewed by OSD, CIA, DOS.
54399202-10001-1022504/26/2018RedactJCS09/14/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 226MINUTES OF MEETING OF THE SPECIAL GROUP 14 SEP 622OSDFOIA SERIES03/12/2018Reviewed by CIA, DOS, OSD.
54400202-10001-1022904/26/2018RedactJCS05/03/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDOC 230MINUTES OF MEETING OF SPECIAL GROUP MAY 621OSDFOIA SERIES03/16/2018Reviewed by CIA, DOS, OSD.

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