Message from discussion Stand Down Orders
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From: Bill Clarke <Bill_mem...@newsguy.com>
Subject: Re: Stand Down Orders
Date: 1 Oct 2012 19:43:02 -0400
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In article <5069e...@mcadams.posc.mu.edu>, Research says...
>An article written some years ago by Col. Fletcher Proudy details that the
>military support was called off. But no one knows who told the unit to
>Army Aid to Help Protect President Kennedy Was Refused
> Trained U.S. Army Intelligence Units were told their assisstance was
>not needed in Dallas during the JFK visit. William McKinney, a former
>member of the crack 112th Military Intelligence Group at 4th Army
>Headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, has revealed that both Col.
>Maximillian Reich and his deputy, Lt. Col. Joel Cabaza, protested
>violently when they were told to "Stand Down" rather than to report with
>their units for duty in augmentation of the Secret Service in Dallas.
>McKinney said, "All the Secret Service had to do was nod and these units
>[which had been trained at the Army's top Intelligence school at Camp
>Holabird, Maryland] would have performed their normal function of
>Protection for the President in Dallas."
> The 315th, the Texas unit which would have been involved if its
>support had not been turned down, had records in its files, according to
>McKinney, on Lee Harvey Oswald. The 315th had a Dallas office and its
>records were up to date.
> McKinney added that, "Highly specialized classes were given at Camp
>Holabird on the subject of Protection. This included training designed to
>prepare this army unit to assist the Secret Service. If our support had
>not been refused, we would have been in Dallas."
Do you mean Fletcher Prouty with a "t" instead of your "d"? That would be
great except for the fact that Fletcher Prouty is a full blown nut case.