A CIA MO­MENT

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

There are four new stars on the CIA Me­mo­rial Wall. That makes 111 stars al­to­gether in the lobby of the federal agency, each sym­bol­iz­ing a mem­ber of the in­tel­li­gence com­mu­nity who died in the line of duty since the CIA was founded in 1947. In keep­ing with the clan­des­tine na­ture of things, there are no names, only stars. Four were added Mon­day to honor those killed in 2013.

“Each of the 111 stars carved into the mar­ble wall be­hind me is an ex­pres­sion of love, re­spect and eter­nal de­vo­tion. To­gether, they silently tes­tify to nearly seven decades of valor and ded­i­ca­tion, virtue and sac­ri­fice, all on be­half of our repub­lic,” CIA Di­rec­tor John O. Bren­nan told the hun­dreds

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