Robert W. “Bob” Hall on the Russian Information War

Robert W. “Bob” Hall, was our speaker at our Thursday, March 11, 2021 general meeting, presenting an unclassified high-level view of the Russian strategies to implement their Information War (IW). Mr. Hull is familiar with many of the former Soviet Union’s intelligence strategies and his talk incorporates authoritative US Government … Learn More

Roy D. Kamphausen on China, Where Do We Go From Here?

Roy D. Kamphausen was our speaker at the AFIO AZ general meeting on February 11, 2021. His topic was The China Challenge. Mr. Kamphausen began with an overview of China’s history and economy. He then dove right in, stating that the likelihood of a great powers war with China is … Learn More

Previous Speakers

Here is a list of the other speakers from our monthly General Meetings for the last few years (2019-2021), along with their topics: Zuhdi Jasser PhD LCDR USN (Ret): “Taking on the Islamist Establishment” Professor Gary Marchant, PhD: “Artificial Intelligence” Deputy Special Agent in Charge Lon Weigand and GSSA Thomas … Learn More

Why Join AFIO Arizona?

Here are some reasons to join AFIO Arizona: To meet new LOCAL Phoenix area individuals and become friends with those who contributed to the intelligence business in defense of our country. To learn and hear about current and historical intelligence activities that are occurring or have occurred that speakers can … Learn More

Steps To Join AFIO AZ

To become a part of our chapter and attend monthly meetings, you must join both the national organization and our Arizona Chapter. First, if you’re not sure or want to learn more, you’re invited to consider attending one of our monthly General Meetings. Get to meet us, see what we … Learn More

What Is AFIO?

The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), was incorporated in 1975 as a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-political, educational association for current and former intelligence professionals and supporters of the US intelligence community. The Association is based in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Arizona Chapter of AFIO was established in 2005. AFIO … Learn More

Other Resources of Interest

Here are some external resource links that may be of interest. Book Reviews by National AFIO Authors Intelligence Community Websites National AFIO Store OSS Reborn – Office of Strategic Services news OSS Society Website and Newsletter We would like to thank our National Office for allowing us to link some of … Learn More

Attend A General Meeting

Upcoming Meeting Dates: Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9 Interested in AFIO AZ and want to check out the organization? Please consider attending one of our General Meeting. You can request an invitation by sending an email to: We will get back to you with the … Learn More