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The materials in the subject category FG 13 (Department of Defense) contain various correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, task forces, resumes, promotions, nominations and resignations of government and military personnel plus numerous guest lists of White House dinners.

Frequent correspondents include: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Melvin Laird, Noble Melencamp, James Hughes, Herbert Klein, Dwight Chapin, Bob Haldeman, Ken Cole, David Packard, Alexander Haig, Peter Flanigan, Rosemary Woods, John Ehrlichman, BIll Timmons, Jon Rose, Bryce Harlow, Charles Colson, Ronald ZIegler, Elliot Richardson, Anne Armstrong, Jeanne Davis, and Richard Lawson.

Further information may be found in ND (National Defense-Security).

The subcategories of materials filed under the subject of FG 13 (Department of Defense) are:

FG 13 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Includes correspondence, memos, news articles, reports, thank yous, reports on Small Business Participation in Department of Defense Procurement, guest lists of White House dinners, Fourth of July and Memorial Day messages to the Armed Forces, DOD pollution control, DOD study on Alaska, telecommunications, maritime policy, employment of Vietnam veterans after the war, DACOWITS (Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Service), DOD's Domestic Action Council, Task Force on Oil Imports, the Medal of Honor awards, use of Presidential Yacht-the Sequoia, drug abuse by the Armed Forces, DOD Property Review Board, Presidential participation in military events, CIEP (Council on International Economic Policy), Blue Ribbon Defense Panel, POW's, excess DOD property, First National MEDIHC (Military Experience Directed into Health Careers) Conference, and military base closings.

FG 13/A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPOINTMENTS

Includes files pertaining to appointments, resignations, nominations, and reassignments of military personnel.

FG 13-1 SECRETARY

All file folders are empty.

FG 13-2 DEPUTY

All file folders are empty.

FG 13-3 ASSISTANT SECRETARIES

All file folders are empty.

FG 13-4 DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICE

Includes fact sheets on DACOWITS, the history of DACOWITS, and membership rosters of DACOWITS.

FG 13-5 DEFENSE ATOMIC SUPPORT AGENCY

The only document in this file category is a guest list for a White House dinner honoring the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

FG 13-6 DEFENSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY

Includes nominations to agency, and correspondence relating to the Federal Executive Institute.

FG 13-6/A DEFENSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY APPOINTMENTS

Includes appointment of Gordon T. Gould.

FG 13-6-1 DEFENSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY

Includes WHCA's role in President Nixon's speeches, meetings, and trips, whether foreign or domestic.

FG 13-7 DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

Includes requests for depletion of the office of Deputy Director, DIA, a White House tour for the DIA staff, and papers regarding Vice Admiral Vincent Paul de Poix, USN.

FG 13-7/A DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY APPOINTMENTS

Includes nomination of Donald V. Bennett, USA, assignment of Vice Admiral Vincent Paul de Poix and nomination of Major General William E. Potts, USA.

FG 13-8 DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING

Includes materials on NET Technical Assessment Task Force of the Defense Science Board and CIEP.

FG 13-8/A DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING APPOINTMENTS

Includes nominations of Malcolm Currie for Director of Defense Research and Engineering. Letters of resignation from John Foster, former director, and Myles Ambrose.

FG 13-9 DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY

Includes nomination of Wallace H. Robinson, Jr. to Director, Defense Supply Agency, underutilized government property, symposium "Advancing Women in Industry," American Society for Industrial Security and Defense Supply Agency contracts.

FG 13-10 JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF

Includes General E. G. Wheeler's retirement, nomination of T. H. Moorer as Chairman of JCOS, Orlando's "Massing of the Colors," the announcement of nominee for Vice President of the U.S., Gerald Ford, swearing in of William Colby as Director of the CIA, POW's, and Flora Lewis Stories.

FG 13-10/A JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF APPOINTMENTS

Includes nominations of General L. L. Lemnitzer to the Special Assistant to the Chairman, JCOS, of Admiral T. H. Moorer to Chairman JCOS, and of General G. S. Brown to Chairman JCOS.

FG 13-11 NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

Includes correspondence of Noel Gaylor, Director of NSA, references to CIEP and NSC, Federal Women's Award Banquet, and a tour of NSA facilities.

FG 13-11/A NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY APPOINTMENTS

Includes recommendation of Noel Gaylor for Director of NSA, Lt. General Samuel C. Phillips for Director of NSA, and Major General Lew Allen, Jr. for Director of NSA.

FG 13-12 JOINT LOGISTIC REVIEW BOARD

Includes nominations of General/Flag Officers, VADM E. B. Hooper, General F. S. Besson, Jr., Lt. General O. E. Hurbut, and Lt. General L. L. Mundell.

FG 13-13 DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY

Includes OMEGA charts for Defense Mapping Agency and nomination of Lt. General H. W. Penney.

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