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Dear Ms. Anderson,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Central Decimal Files, 1910 - 1963 in the General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59) that includes the file unit Ecuador/Galapagos Islands: 222.11/3-1457 - 222.1141 Price Waterhouse & Co./3-3059. The documents at the beginning of the file unit consist of information about the missionaries in Ecuador in January 1956. These documents have been digitized and are available using the Catalog.
We also located the Mission Files, 1947 - 1965 in the Records of Headquarters U.S. Air Force (Air Staff) (Record Group 341) that includes a file unit titled Mgt 6-2-1 Caribbean Air Command Central America January 1954 - December 1956 which may include the report you seek. For more information about these non-digitized records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, RDT2 has custody of microfilm copies of operational records relating to U.S. Air Force units. We searched the Air Force History index to the microfilm and located 1 file that pertains to the 26th Air Rescue Squadron in 1956 and 3 files that pertains to the Caribbean Air Command in 1956. Please read the brief Abstract to determine which records you are interested in and click on the specific PDF icon. In the PDF listing, the IRISREF is the microfilm reel number and note the FRAME and FRAMELST numbers for the location on the reel. Since the reel number begins with K, the microfilm is still security classified and RDT2 will not be able to make the reel available to you. The original paper copy from which the film was created is still in the custody of the Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA) and has been declassified. To obtain copies of these records, please follow the instructions on this page.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDT2. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
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Thank you so much!!