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        UNCLASSIFIED                                             -    A
                    UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
                   OPERATION DESERT SHIELD APO NY 09852

                         January 16, 1991                 �


Command Surge on

SUBJECT:   Biowarfare Defense - Anthrax~


Director General, Medical Services
Ministry of Defense and Aviation
Riyadh, SA

Dear

     (U)   I wish to compliment you and your staff for an out-
standing job of hosting the Friendly Force Medical Conferences.
All participants have agreed that the meetings have provided an
excellent opportunity for exchanging information and for
fostering cooperation.   I personally have found them invaluable.
      (U)
     f~~   During our last meeting, 9 Jan 91, the subject of
biological warfare, specifically Anthrax   enerat
of discussion.


           Anthrax vaccine, as you know, is in very short supply.
We do not, as yet, have sufficient quantity to vaccinate all our
troops, and it will be several months before we'll have an
adequate supply to do so.


  Declassified by: DEPSECDEF Memorandum; Declassified on 22 Mar 95; Action Officer: Johi
                 Buono, LTC, USA

         UNCLASSIFIED


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