Soldiers Without Uniforms: How the CIA Remembers Its Fallen

There’s one group you almost certainly did not hear mentioned as the news media and others on Memorial Day lauded, honored, and remembered our richly deserving military heroes – those who gave their all for our country.  I’m speaking of the CIA officers who have also given that last full measure of devotion in defense of our freedoms and our way of life.

Most of us have someone in our family or among friends who wears a military uniform.  And it’s hard to go anywhere in the United States without seeing a storefront recruiting station for the Army, the Air Force, the Navy or the Marine Corps – or to sit through a movie without seeing a military recruiting appeal pop up among the previews.

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