In abundance of caution and to adhere to COVID-19 community gathering guidelines, the FAOA has engaged with the DIA staff to secure General Ashley’s available for a virtual event on 25 September 2020. Call-in details have been sent and will be available via the FAOA email distro and LinkedIn page. All can be accessed on homepage at: www.faoa.org or if you are not a member and would like to become a member to added to email distro, you can sign-up at link below.
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The Foreign Area Officer Association Cordially Invites you to attend the
FAOA 25th Anniversary
Virtual Distinguished Speaker Event
to be held on
September 25, 2020
On-line registration begins at 6:15 PM EDT
Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley, Director, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley, Jr. became the 21st Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in October 2017. He formerly served as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, where he was the senior adviser to the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff for all aspects of intelligence, counterintelligence and security.
The FAOA is a 501c professional non-profit organization for active duty, reserve, retired, and former FAOs, Attachés and Security Cooperation officers, and other defense language and international affairs experts, as well as corporate supporters. FAOA is organized for educational, professional, fraternal, and social purposes, as well as promoting esprit-de-corps and networking among past and present FAOA members and the FAO, Attaché, and defense international affairs communities. In addition to the premiere annual Black-Tie dinner, Corporate sponsorship funds make it possible for FAOA to
· Sponsor distinguished speaker events and networking happy hours known as "FAOs on Tap" throughout the year.
· Manage scholarship program and FAOA Academic Awards program at all of the Professional Military Education schools and other defense and national level institutes (National/Service War Collages, Naval Post Graduate School, National Defense University, Joint Forces Services College, and the National Intelligence University