2017-2018 Meeting Dates

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Colonel Wayne Whitten, USMC (ret), author of a new book, Without a Warning, that tells the tragic story of the avoidable shootdown of a U2 spyplane during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After 55 years of silence on the subject, the book reveals the details of how Air Force Major Rudolph Anderson, Jr., became the only casualty of the Crisis. Colonel Whitten is a combat-experienced flight officer and electronic warfare officer with subsequent experience in operations, requirements, systems acquisition, tactical intelligence and mission planning systems.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Juan R. Rivera, a retired Senior Operations Officer in the Central Intelligence Agency, speaks about his career experiences.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

LCDR Don Barber, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School, speaking on cyber deterrence, risk and intelligence in the military.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

JJ Snow is an Air Force Lt Colonel assigned as the U.S. Special Operations Command Innovation Officer and J5 Donovan Group Future Plans and Strategy Team Air Force Representative. In her current role, JJ serves as the government representative for technology outreach and engagement on behalf of the command and 545 interagency action officers spanning 40 different government agencies. She supports senior government leadership in process innovation, innovation planning in big government, and the development of smart technology policy and advises on emerging disruptive technologies.

Chapter Elections.

AFIO Suncoast Chapter Officers

President Gary Gorsline Contact Form
Vice President Jay Michlin Contact Form
Secretary Michael F. Shapiro Contact Form
Treasurer Bill Brown Contact Form
Assistant Secretary Lauren Singer Contact Form

Mailing Address

Florida Suncoast Chapter AFIO
PO Box 2625
Land O' Lakes
FL 34639-9625