February Meeting

8 February 2014

Covert Action in Tradition and Law 


      Our guest at the February 8, 2014 meeting of the Maine Chapter of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers will be Joseph Wippl, speaking on COVERT ACTION IN TRADITION AND LAW.  Wippl will address the traditions of covert actions beginning with OSS in WW II and how they evolved into law.


      Wippl is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer with 30 years of experience in the National Clandestine Service (NCS).  He served overseas in Bonn, West Germany; Guatemala City; Luxembourg; Madrid; Mexico City; Vienna; and Berlin.  Other CIA assignments include senior representative to the Aldrich Ames Damage Assessment Team, Chief of the Europe Division, and CIA’s Director of Congressional Affairs.


     Wippl has been teaching at Boston University since 2006.  He has a BA from Marquette University, an MA from the Univiversity of Minnesota in European History, and is a PhD. Candidate in European History at the University of Minnesota.

Please note the upcoming changes in the meeting locations

8 February 2014 Brickstore Museum’s Program Center, 2 Dane Street, Kennebunk

19 April in the Auditorium at Kennebunk High School, 89 Fletcher Street.

17 May The Program Center, Brickstore Museum.

21 June The Program Center, Brickstore Museum.

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Meeting Location

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Brickstore Museum’s Program Center
2 Dane Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043

Kennebunk High School Auditorium
Fletcher Street (Rt 35)
Kennebunk, ME 04043

Community House,
8 Temple Street,
Kennebunkport, ME 04046

2:00 p.m.