Tag Archives: Women

Remembering CIA Monique N. Lewis (October 29, 1946 – April 18, 1983) [2021]

“We gather here today in recognition of Women’s History Month.  At this time, it seems only fitting that we remember our own.We honor today four of our women who made that supreme sacrifice: Barbara A. Robbins, Phyllis Nancy Faraci, Monique N. … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Barbara A. Robbins (July 26, 1943 – March 30, 1965) — The Enduring Mystery of the Anonymous 1965 Star [2021]

“To this day, Barbara Robbins is the youngest officer memorialized on our Wall. She was the first American woman to die in Vietnam and the first woman in our Agency’s history to make the ultimate sacrifice.  Nine women since then … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Leslianne Shedd (September 15 1968 – November 23 1996) [2020]

“When my sister Leslianne Shedd was killed in the 1996 crash of a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines plane, my family not only went into mourning. We also continued to keep a secret: Leslianne didn’t work for the U.S. State Department, as … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Monique N. Lewis (October 29, 1946 – April 18, 1983) [2020]

“We gather here today in recognition of Women’s History Month.  At this time, it seems only fitting that we remember our own.We honor today four of our women who made that supreme sacrifice: Barbara A. Robbins, Phyllis Nancy Faraci, Monique N. … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Barbara A. Robbins (July 26, 1943 – March 30, 1965) [The Enduring Mystery of the Anonymous 1965 Star]

“To this day, Barbara Robbins is the youngest officer memorialized on our Wall. She was the first American woman to die in Vietnam and the first woman in our Agency’s history to make the ultimate sacrifice.  Nine women since then … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Leslianne Shedd (September 15 1968 – November 23 1996) [2019]

“Leslianne received a star on the CIA Memorial Wall in 1996 and was posthumously awarded the Agency’s Exceptional Service medallion. Her name was unveiled in the Book of Honor in 2012.” CIA Website — Remembering CIA’s Heroes “Leslianne Shedd—a young, … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Monique N. Lewis (October 29, 1946 – April 18, 1983) — [2019]

“We gather here today in recognition of Women’s History Month.  At this time, it seems only fitting that we remember our own.We honor today four of our women who made that supreme sacrifice: Barbara A. Robbins, Phyllis Nancy Faraci, Monique N. … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Barbara A. Robbins (July 26, 1943 – March 30, 1965) [2019]

“I imagine you’re still wondering about Doug (Johnson). I still haven’t given him an answer and I may not between now and at the time he leaves. . . . The trouble is I’m not at all sure how I feel about … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Leslianne Shedd (September 15 1968 – November 23 1996)

“Leslianne received a star on the CIA Memorial Wall in 1996 and was posthumously awarded the Agency’s Exceptional Service medallion. Her name was unveiled in the Book of Honor in 2012.” CIA Website — Remembering CIA’s Heroes “Leslianne Shedd—a young, … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA : A Few Good Women

“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Centre bombing baby. I call my second son my “Khobar Towers baby” (born shortly after the 1996 bombing of a military housing complex in Saudi Arabia); my third child, a daughter, is my “African embassy bombing baby” (she … Continue reading

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