Foundation Aids Families of Former CIA Officers

“There’s been an upsurge in stars put on the wall since 9/11 compared to all that had been put up before that time,” said CIA Officers Memorial Foundation President Jerry Komisar. “It’s indicative of the fact that more and more CIA officers are in harm’s way performing intelligence support missions in the various war zones, of which there are many these days.”

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Bush Gets Intelligence Group Award

Every winter for the past several years, the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation has held a glittering dinner around Washington attended by hundreds of top intelligence and corporate officials. The stated purpose of the event, where the cost of sponsor tables ranges from $12,000 to $100,000, is to help raise money for the spouses and children of agency operatives killed in the line of battle since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. But it also serves as an annual reunion of sorts for top intelligence officials and the corporate chieftains of America’s biggest military contractors

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Director Brennan Speaks at CIA Officers Memorial Foundation Dinner

On April 2, Director John Brennan joined former Deputy Director of Central Intelligence (DDCI) John McLaughlin and members of the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation* at a ceremony honoring Dr. Henry A. Kissinger with the 2014 Ambassador Richard M. Helms Award. The award is named after Ambassador Helms, a CIA Trailblazer and the eighth Director of Central Intelligence (DCI). It recognizes individuals who demonstrate extraordinary qualities of leadership in service to the nation and the CIA.

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