OSS Society William J. Donovan Award Dinner 2013

Col. Sully H. de Fontaine, USA (ret), one of the founders of the OSS and the OSS Society. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Maj. Gen. Victor J. Hugo, Jr., the master of ceremonies for the OSS Society dinner. Before he retired, among other key assignments, he was Commanding General of the 32nd Army Air Defense Command in Germany. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Maj. Gen. John K. Singlaub, USA (ret), was one of the founders of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Anita Garrett-Rowe said she was an adult before her father revealed to her that he was a spy. “It made sense,” she said, “because he always knew when we’d been in his desk. He left it open a half inch and that way he could tell if we’d opened it.” Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Bethany Trevett with her grandfather, Richard Trevett, who was an OSS spy and radio operator. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Drinking the traditional gin martini toast to Ernest Hemingway at the OSS Society dinner. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Fisher Howe, an OSS and intelligence industry legend, will be 100 on his next birthday. He had a martini on stage to propose a toast to William J. Donovan, who is embodied in the larger of the two award statues. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
Charles Pinck, the head of the OSS Society, welcomes guests before an insignia that was created for the OSS by Disney.
Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
This video was shown at the OSS dinner. The men, in various military get ups and carrying “weapons,” sang a spoof of At The Hop, with the lyrics “Special Ops.” Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.
CIA Director John O. Brennan making remarks at the OSS Society dinner. He was among those who introduced Adm. McRaven. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

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