CIA Cryptonyms: JM

The CIA cryptonyms on this page show those which are begin with the two-letter bigram JM. Bigrams are used to group cryptonyms into sets related to a particular category, based on characteristics such as geographic location (AM => Cuba) or other methods of grouping (KU => organizations of the CIA itself).

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JMAll locations and people related to the program challenging the Cuban government led by Fidel Castro. [status: Probable]
JMADDRetalhuleu Air Base, used for air training at the time of the Bay of Pigs. Also known as Rayo Base or as MADD.
JMARCOverall Cuban operations, including the Bay of Pigs project, before this cryptonym became compromised in December 1960. It was then changed to JMATE.
JMASHForward operating base - CIA, Miami. Original name for JMWAVE. JMASH used until December 1960, when a security compromise forced change in name.
JMATEThe Bay of Pigs project, as well as Cuban operations overall. Known as JMARC before this cryptonym became compromised in December 1960 - it was changed to JMATE. After the Bay of Pigs, the name continued to be used for Cuban operations well into 1962.
JMBARCIA maritime covert operations group located at Key West, Florida. The Tejana was based at JMBAR in 1961. A cable in November of 1961 stated that G. Ferro was the local agent of the owner of JMBAR. [status: Probable]
JMBELLJMWAVE communications center in the Miami area. [status: Probable]
JMBLUGJohn S Peurifoy was appointed by President Truman to serve as the Ambassador of Guatemala, he occupied the post during the 1954 overthrow of Guatemala by CIA supported military opposition forces.
JMBLUG-1Unknown identity. JMBLUG was the U.S. ambassador to Guatemala, John S. Peurifoy, in 1954. Whiting Willauer, the U.S. ambassador to Honduras, is a potential candidate to be JMBLUG-1. [status: Unknown]
JMBLUG-2Unknown identity. JMBLUG-2 (along with JMBLUG-1) was briefed by CIA officer Earle N. Bannister (probably John Doherty), in April of 1954, on Project PBSUCCESS. [status: Unknown]
JMBLUG-7Unknown identity. JMBLUG-7 reported on Major Enrique Trinidad Oliva (SECANT) in February of 1954, and on SMILAX (Colonel Enrique Parinello de Leon, Guatemalan Army Chief of Staff) in June of that year. [status: Unknown]
JMCAPEUnknown location. Mentioned by R. E. Whedbee, DC/WH/4, in regard to JMRIMM in a June of 1961 memo. [status: Unknown]
JMCLEARAir Operations during the Bay of Pigs. [status: Probable]
JMCLIPPERThe National Catholic Welfare Conference (1919-66), which then became the US Catholic Conference. (1966-2001). In 2001, it merged with the National Conference of Catholic Bishops - now the two groups are the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. [status: Probable]
JMCLOSETProgram working with potential allies who are using embassies as sanctuary. [status: Speculative]
JMCOBRAAlso known as Station WH/Miami, one of the CIA's two stations in Miami in the late 60s-70s. The other one was known as JMFALCON.
JMDUSKThe security division within JMWAVE. There was a portion of the JMWAVE grounds that was reserved for the buildings of these officers. They had their own separate payroll. They had the ability to "backstop" (provide cover) and provide clearance to classified information. [status: Speculative]
JMFIGThe Opa-locka air station, where Cuban immigrants were screened at the Caribbean Admissions Center prior to entry into the United States.
JMFROGCIA base in Puerto Rico.
JMFURYThe airstrike designed to take out Castro's air force at the outset of the Bay of Pigs invasion.
JMGINCuban travel surveillance activities [status: Probable]
JMGOLDA JMWAVE unit within the CIA base in Havana itself. This base was forced to disband when diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba ceased in January 1961. [status: Probable]
JMHARPSome of these dissidents were held as "prisoners" after a revolt within the Guatemalan Army during November 1960. Another memo describes them as CRC expeditionary force "detainees" - anti-Castro exiles at foreign bases that could not join the Bay of Pigs invasion for military disciplinary reasons. These detainees broke into the AMOT and CRC intelligence files in the wake of the Bay of Pigs. [status: Probable]
JMHOPEA radio station within range of Havana, probably Radio Swan, based on one of the Swan Islands near Cuba and off the coast of Honduras. [status: Probable]
JMMOVEThe Belle Chasse Louisiana Ammunition Dump. A CIA controlled training camp from Feb-April 1961 used for special explosives and underwater training for Cuban exiles involved in the Bay of Pigs landing.
JMNETRouting indicator for the Latin American Division. It may refer to Miami. [status: Probable]
JMOARSMANThe Panama training site prior to the Bay of Pigs invasion.
JMOCEANThe Melmar Corporation in Miami, Florida, successor to Zenith Technical Enterprises, Inc.
JMPALMOperational and intelligence information that began with a focus on Haiti in 1963, and expanded to cover concerning Caribbean exile politics and the Caribbean political situation. Countries involved included Haiti, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic. Operations were based at the JMWAVE station.
JMPICKUseppa Island. Site used for the initial screening of the first Cuban volunteers to be prepared as trainers and leaders for insertion into Cuba to contact and organize on island resistance groups. the first - on island resistance. Manuel Artime, accompanied by CIA paramilitary officer Carl Jenkins, took the first ten volunteers to the island in June, 1960 [status: Probable]
JMRAKEPeruvian anticommunist assets [status: Probable]
JMRANDFort Randolph in Panama appears to have been the training headquarters for the Bay of Pigs operation. The instructors were trained here. [status: Probable]
JMRIMMCommunications facility in the Miami area. [status: Probable]
JMROCCIA base in Uruguay. The JMROC project was mentioned in relation to the travel of President Johnson to Punta del Este, Uruguay, in 1967.
JMRYEFort Gulick in the Panama Canal Zone, used to train the initial volunteer group of anti-Castro Cuban exiles prior to the establishment of the infantry training camp in Guatemala. [status: Probable]
JMSAILUnknown identity. Cables in 1963 with the slug JMSAIL mentioned Costa Rica. Therefore, JMSAIL was possibly a location in Costa Rica. [status: Unknown]
JMSPURInvestigation of traces (or "spoor") of former programs or records that for political reasons (Kennedy assassination, Watergate) became extremely sensitive. [status: Probable]
JMTEAKJose Alberto Cardoza Aguilar, exiled Guatemalan Communist (with the PGT party) living in Mexico City with fellow exile Jose Luis Balcarcel Ordonez - the latter was a contact of June Cobb/LICOOKY-1 in October 1963.
JMTIDEThe air base used to launch the initial air strike on Cuba during the Bay of Pigs. Located at Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua.
JMTIGERUnknown identity. A dispatch in September of 1966 from the Chief of Station (COS), Guatemala City, stated that photographs of several JMTIGER personalities were included. [status: Unknown]
JMTRAVAn infantry training base for the Bay of Pigs invasion. On a plot of land ten miles away from Finca Helvetia, a Guatemalan coffee plantation near Retalhuleu. Both plots of land were owned by businessman Roberto Alejos.
JMTRAXBase in Guatemala to train the soldiers for the Bay of Pigs.
JMWAVECIA Station in Miami, training facility for anti-Cuban operations, existing on what is now the site of the Miami Zoo.
JMYAKWhat the CIA referred to as "(Philip) Agee's plan to resign (from the CIA in the late sixties) and the kidnapping of his children"
JMZIPLatin American Division routing indicator.

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