Bob Wallace, founder of Artemus Consulting Group, has announced the addition of John Turnicky to our growing list of Associates. John, long time senior level officer of the Central Intelligence Agency, served as Deputy Director and then as Director of Security of the Agency before retiring from the USG. He is a Career security and counterintelligence professionel with senior level experience in  Government and industry. His 35 years experience encompassing all facets of the security and counterintelligence disciplines affords him a unique perspective of the many security needs and challenges facing the Intelligence Commiunty, DoD and private industry today. 

Bob Wallace, founder of Artemus Consulting Group, has announced the addition of John Turnicky to our growing list of Associates. John, long time senior level officer of the Central Intelligence Agency, served as Deputy Director and then as Director of Security of the Agency before retiring from the USG. He is a Career security and counterintelligence professionel with senior level experience in  Government and industry. His 35 years experience encompassing all facets of the security and counterintelligence disciplines affords him a unique perspective of the many security needs and challenges facing the Intelligence Commiunty, DoD and private industry today. 

Cloud County Community has invited Bob Wallace to be the featured speaker inaugurating the 2012-2013 Cook Lecture Series, 7p.m., October 16th, at the Cook Theatre on the college campus in Concordia, Kansas. Wallace, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency's Office of Technical Services, will be presenting some of the declassified espionage equipment utilized in the agency's clandestine operations as well as some utilized by "unfriendly" operatives. He will also be sharing information from his various publications and books, including his most recently released, "Spy Sites of New York". There will be opportunity for Q & A following the presentation.

Discovery Times Square, The Spy Exhibit, presents "Spy Talks", September 19th at 6:30 p.m. in New York City. Tony Mendez, former CIA officer and author and the real life inspiration for Ben Affleck's character in the upcoming motion picture ARGO, based on the true story of the 1980 rescue of American hostages in Iran will preside. Mendez, who masterminded the successful ARGO covert operation, will be joined by his wife, Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, Bob Wallace, former Director of the CIA's Office of Technical Service along with H. Keith Melton, Intelligence Historian and specialist in clandestine technology and Robert Anders, former hostage and U.S. embassy counsular officer in Tehran for a panel presentation.

This panel will be a first of it's kind focussing on the details of the complex and dangerous operation of Mendez's rescue of six American hostages from Iranian militants more than three decades ago. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP if planning to attend: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..