Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This file contains memoranda, telegrams, and reports from the Department of State and Joint Chiefs of Staff J-3 (Operations) Directorate coordinating the planning and execution of military exercise Long Thrust, an exercise jointly sponsored by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Commander-in-Chief of the United States European Command (USCINCEUR), and Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Central Europe (CINCENT) to demonstrate strategic mobility of U.S. troops through airlift deployment and field training exercises in Central Europe, including Germany (Federal Republic). Also included are memoranda concerning foreign press coverage.