The Foreign Area Officer Association (FAOA) invites you to our next Distinguished Speaker Luncheon on October 11 at the Fort Myer Officers’ Club.
REAR ADMIRAL PAUL BECKER, USN (RET)
Paul Becker is a former Intelligence Officer who served 30 years in peace, crisis and combat. Last fall and winter he led the Presidential Transition’s Intelligence Community Landing Team which provided policy input, strategic guidance and operational counsel to new administration Cabinet Secretaries. His military service includes Director of Intelligence for the Joint Chiefs of Staff (J2), the Pacific Command in Hawaii, the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command in Afghanistan, command of the Central Command’s Joint Intelligence Center and duty as an Asst Naval Attaché to France. RADM Becker founded the Becker T3 Group LLC in 2016, a consulting firm focused on global risk management, business intelligence and cyber operations with expertise in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Paul holds an MPA from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, maintains a Top Secret Clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) access and is a certified Executive Coach. A highly effective communicator and dynamic public speaker, his speeches, interviews and articles have been widely published. He is a Senior Fellow with the Center for Naval Analyses and is a Professor of Practice at the University of Virginia’s Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Rear Admiral Becker is a recipient of the U.S. Intelligence Community's, Department of Defense’s and Navy’s Distinguished Service Medals, the National Military Intelligence Association's Leadership Award and the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations’ Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The Naval Intelligence Community recognized RADM Becker in 2016 by establishing the “Teamwork, Tone, Tenacity” leadership award in his honor. He and his wife reside in Alexandria, Virginia.
11 October 2017
Fort Myer Officers’ Club, Washington, DC
1120: Arrival, registration, networking
1200-1330: Lunch, Keynote remarks
Dress: Uniform of the Day or Business Attire
NOTE: Non-DoD ID Card Holders please allow some extra time to complete security procedures at the Fort Myer Gate.