DEPARTMENT OFTHE AJR FORCE
AIR FORCE HISTORICAL RESEARCH AGENCY (AFHRA)
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA
August 27, 2009 FOJA 2009-03279-F RFJ # 2009-65675
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Main: DIRECTORATE OF INTELLIGENCE
Document Type: mSTORY
Call Number: Kl42.01 V.I
IRIS Number: 00469755 Accessions Notes:
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Title Extensions: VOLIOF6 Abstract BRIG GEN wn..LIAM M. GARLAND. FORMERLY DEPUTY DIREcrOR FOR TARGETS. BECAME CHIEF OF
AIR TECHNICAL INfEllIGENCE CENTER AT WRIGHT PATIERSON AIR FORCE BASE (AFB) OH. BRIG ( OEN EDWARD H. PORTER WAS TRANSFERRED FROM DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR ESTIMATES TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF JOINT INfEllIGENCE GROUP. NA TlONAL INTEREST IN REPORTS OF SIGHTINGS OF FLYING SAUCERS AND OrnER UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS (UFO) LED TO PRESS CONFERENCE AT PENTAGON A TTENOED BY PERSONNEL FROM AIR TECHNICAL INTElLIGENCE CENTER.
DesaipUft FOR VOLUMES 3, 4. 5, AND 6, SEE IRIS NUMBERS 00906466. 00906467. 00906468, AND 00906469 NOla: RESPECTIVELY. TIOe
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THE UIRECTORATE OF U."TELLICI!NCE
1 JULY - 31 DECBA.BEIi 1952
Annexes I - :g; not i ncluded
In thl~ document. Clessif icetion
chenged ta l ~~~:..b in e ccol-dence
vi t h note, p.
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/" by ~~jor Walt er R. Barbour
When t.:';$IJ.f,,;!. No . l:-eZ is (are) withdrawn or not attached. the
cl essiflcatioD on this cor~'osj)on~e!lc ! w111 be c~od to ~_: accordance wi th Par. 2~. ~~ 205-1~
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The responsibilit.ies ot the Director ot Intelligence are broad in,
acope and entall such matters .,s planning and executina functions to ensure the preventlon at strategic, tactical, or technololle&l surprise
trca. 8113 source, prov1d1n& sound bub tor counsel upon air pre
paredness I &ssuring adequate support tor pl.anning and conduct1ng air
To accomplish theS8 responalb1litl , delegation 01 authorit, tor
certain accomplishments within the.. areas 1s necessar1l7 ~. to Deputr
Directora and comparable Chi.r. under the supervision ot the Director.
The speoific accomplishmente ot these Deputl Directora and Chi.r. are expressed in .Annex I through V; thes. annexelS are integral part. ot
the "Hist.o17 ot the Directorat. ot Intelligence", whlle tM. particular
volume is intended pr1m&r1.l.Jr to retlect the actlTltl ot the immediate
ortice of the Director ot Intelligence and serve as an overall intra
Th. preparation ot histor,r covering the aotivitie. ot an org&ni
zation as large and ph7sic~ di.persed .. the Director ot Intelligence
is consid~d beyond the capabilities ot &n7 one individual, even it
employed. so18lT in this task. The Directorate Historian tt.erelore
gratel'ul...l7 acknowledges the eftort. ot the tollowing personnel who com
piled the annexes which are appended ... 1ntegral parts ot thi. report I
Major Walter J. Brown, A1OIN-ll .'- I'.aJor l'.ar.hall A. K1rIcpatr1ck and Hi.. Loui Apple, Al'OI/I- 2X
Lt Colonol Edwin Bishop and Hr. Wlll!.., B. !;yona, Al'OlII- JI KaJor Murrah StursJ.s and Mr. Donald. M. Webb, ATIC
TABLI OF CO!ITIHTS
S-ction I -
Orcan1a_tion and Fwtctiono ~-S Section II
Pre.. Cont....ne. on ItUn1dent1!1ed 6
~8 Ct>j.ct. 7 c. Protect1oc Apinot P\1bl1c Rol....
ot S-noitiv. Subj.ct Matt'r 8 d. Visit to tlw: Int..e1ll&enc. School.
Lowr7 AlB. Colorado 9
Participation in tho CQI:lI:I&Ild.ro' Conference. 9
Annox I - Hi.tcl7 ot 41'0~ (PollCT and ~nt Group)
Annex II" - Hi.~ ot 41'0111-1 (o.putT Director tor ColLection and Di.semination)
Annax III - Hi.tol7 ot 4I'OlIt-2 (DoputT Director tor Iot1mato.)
Annax IV - - H1otol7 ot 41'0111-3 (DePUtT Direator tor Tarpto)
V " - H1o~ ot 4I'OlIhlTIC (Air Technical lnt.ll!gonc. Conter)
4 CON FIDENTIAL
Section I - Orpn1&&tion and FUnctiON!
following the reorganization ot the Directorate ot Inte~nc. on
J Jun. 1952, tho D/I undo.....nt a t r ial period during tho 0"17 months
ot this report . There were no ujor changes made in either the basic misSion, organization or the functions. However, the tollowing minor
changes van evidenced,
a. On 14 August 1952, the Area Research Branch, Collection
Operations Division, Oflic., D8put~ Director tor Collectlon and D1.
semination, wa. tranarerred to the Psychological Warfare D1v1sion,
Directorate at Plane, OCS/Operation1 Th1.o transter was effected
because the evasion and escape function ot this Branch is an intaual
part ot unconventional wartaro and i. bolt pl&cod in tho P.ychological
Warfare Division. Certain intelligence phase. or the evaslon and escape
function were retained b7 the Deputy Director t or Eat1mates. 2
b . The following Branch and Division natt. vere ch&.nged to be
more clearly descriptive at the function. act~ being ~rto~odJ
(1) Ott1co, Deputy Director tor EStimate
Air Intelligence D1ge.t Branch D1ae.t Branch HIE Branch National lat1mat.. Branch HIS Branch SUl"'Yey Branch
(2 ) Ott1ca , Deputy Director or Targetsl CentNl. Branch M1l1tar,r Vulnerab1l1ty Branch Milit&r7 Branch Industrial Vulnerab111tr Branch East~est Branch General Vulnerability Branch Target Vulnerability Division Phyolnal 'Vulnerab1lity Divl.ion
1 . Xemorandum tor Secretar,y ot the Air Start tram DirectOrAte or Intelligence and Directorat. at Plans , dated 6 Au 52, subject' Transfer or Personnel, Spaces and. Fwv:rM.~94Da.tr~~ Research Branch. D1rectoratu ot Intelligence CUI~ rI Li~ i I~. L
z. Ibid SE~ATION
Structural .lnalya1a Branoh Weapono Appl.ic&tion Branch Hathematic. Branch Kathematical ~io Branch Intogration Branch Target Integration Branch Radar Branch Radar Targot Intol.l1gonco Branch
c. On 12 September 1952 tho aeromedical unit ot the Woapono
JUt.cta BrancA, M1l1t&r7 C&pobU1tieo DiYision (Eaot), Ottico, OOputT Director t or Est1llates, was designated nKecUcal Team" and. va. trans
rerrec:t to the Po1107 Ollice, PolleT and. Management Group, D1.reotorate ot
Int..Wgence, since it. !unction ___ pr1JDar1lT ot polloT nat.Ul"e.3
d. Th. Special ~tudl Group ot the Deput7 Director tor Target.,
on 22 December 1952, wu also tran.terred to t.he Policy and lI.anacement
Group.4 It ... det