Created: 3/9/1970

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First Cuban Reserve Officer Class in CW Graduates: Onanuary,tudents were graduated from the first reserve officer class in "Chemical Warfare Defense" held in Cuba. The men were promoted to the rank ofthe promotion order was readaptain Roque,

Commanding Officer of thg general Staff for Chemical Warfare Defense.

Commenti This is the first information on Cuban formal training in CW of reserve officers, although prior data has disclosed such training for personnel on active duty. This expansion of lw instruction to the reserve component is an indication of more 'han casual interest on the part of the Cubans. The existenceW section at the Cuban General Staff level, as also in the Soviet organization, is additional evidence of Cuban awareness of CW possibilities.

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