TSGT Lindsey Harvey, “Space Force”

On November, 2022, TSGT Lindsey Harvey introduced us to the United States Space Force (USSF) , its missions and opportunities for people looking for an interesting career. She gave a very informative presentation on Space Force and told us as much as she could, within classification restrictions, about the relationship … Learn More

Nick Brokhausen and Jeff Miller, “Special Ops & Intelligence”

In January, 2022, two  “Retired” US Army Special Forces and co-authors, Nick Brokhausen and Jeff Miller, friends for 40 years, shared some of their sensitive exploits in dozens of countries on five continents, spanning the Vietnam War and the Cold War from 1982 to 2011.  They talked about their insights … Learn More

Mr. Rodney Joffe, Topic: “Offensive Cyber Measures”

Mr. Rodney Joffe presented a talk on September 9, 2021 about a very sensitive topic regarding what could be used as “Offensive Cyber Measures” against an adversary. He has been awarded the FBI Directors Award for Service as a private citizen and has assisted other countries on global criminal issues. … Learn More

AFIOAZ Last Event of Spring Picnic

On May 13, 2021 , Chapter members enjoyed a beautiful noon day at the “Scottsdale Railroad Park” under our own, open-air pavilion.  Face-to-face great conversation, excellent catered Greek food (too much), cold water and refreshments, and special cookies (compliments of President Bill). Board Member and final AFIOAZ Scholarship Chair, Ted … Learn More

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