Charles Pinck '76 Helps Honor Fallen OSS Personnel

Belmont Day School
November 14th, 2022

The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Society held a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on October 22, 2022, to dedicate a memorial to Office of Strategic Services (OSS) personnel killed and missing in action in World War II. The OSS Society honors the historic accomplishments of the OSS during World War II, the first organized effort by the United States to implement a centralized system of strategic intelligence, and the predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency, the U.S. Special Operations Command, and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research. It educates the American public regarding the continuing importance of strategic intelligence and special operations to the preservation of freedom. From left to right in the photo are Dr. Mike Vickers, Deputy Director of the CIA David Cohen, Adm. Eric Olson, OSS Society President Charles Pinck (BDS ‘76), Maj. Gen. Ben Maitre, USAF, A/S INR Brett Holmgren, former CIA Director George Tenet, and Heather Hopkins.

Ceremony Around Marker for OSS