August 1962

276. Memorandum from McNamara to President Kennedy, August 11

Provides information on the status of the “Strategic Army Force in the United States” and a summary table of “Army Strength Planned as of June 30, 1963.” Secret. 3 pp. Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Departments and Agencies Series, DOD, 7/62–8/62.

277. Memorandum of Discussion, August 17

McCone’s personal notes of the August 16 discussion of the appointment of a chairman for the Special Group. Secret; Eyes Only. 1 p. CIA Files, Job 80B01285A, DCI Memos for Record 4/7/62–8/21/62.

278. Letter from McCone to Gen. LeMay, August 22

Ideas on resolving the differences in SAC and USIB estimates of the threat facing America. Secret. 3 pp. CIA Files, Job 80B01285A, ER Files–DCI Chron, 1/1–12/31/62.