John S. Willis

Lieutenant John S. Willis, 6th Platoon, 51st Company Infantry OCS, Fort Benning, Georgia.Rank: Captain

Branch: Army Intelligence

Separation Date: June 1968

Wife’s Name: Karen; Children: 3 (1 Son, 1 Step Son, 1 Daughter)

City and State: Raleigh, North Carolina

Awards: Air crewman’s badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Air Medal, Bronze Star

Civilian School Degrees: BA History, Moravian College

Summary of Assignments: Upon OCS graduation & jump school, attended Intelligence Officer’s Orientation Course (9666), Fort Holabird, Maryland (2/66 to 3/66); 108th MI Group, Boston Army Base, Boston, Massachusetts & Waltham, Massachusetts Resident Agency (RA) (3/66 to 9/66); MACV Advisory Group, as intelligence advisor, Phong Dien Province, outside Can Tho, IV Corps, RVN (9/66 to 9/67); USAINTC HQ, Operations Center, (NAC Unit & later Intel Command Duty Officer) Fort Holabird, Maryland (9/67 to 6/68).

 Profession following military: 7/68 – Management Trainee, Humble Oil Co. (Esso later became Exxon), Baltimore, Maryland; 8/68 – Entered on duty with FBI, US Dept of Justice. Attended New Agent’s training, split between Washington, DC & Quantico, Virginia; 11/68 to 9/69 – Assigned to St. Louis, Missouri Field Office, FBI. Worked fugitives (including fugitive deserters), kidnappings & bank robberies.; 9/69 to 4/71 – Assigned to Jacksonville, North Carolina RA, FBI. Worked everything but drugs.; 4/71 to 12/78 – Assigned to Charlotte HQ, FBI – started out working New Left, Extremist, and Counter –Terrorism & Espionage matters.; 12/78 to 10/98 – Assigned to Wilmington, North Carolina RA, FBI. Worked everything but drugs – with concentration on Fraud (financial inst fraud, fraud against gov’t, etc), Terrorism & Espionage matters.; 10/31/98 – Retired from US Dept of Justice with 30 yrs service. 11/98 to 8/00 –Worked for North Carolina Dept of Justice, Raleigh, North Carolina, in Criminal Justice Training & Standards Div. 8/00 – Re-located to Bloomington, Indiana (home state).; 12/00 – 9/03 – Worked for Office of Risk Management, Indiana University as insurance adjuster.; 8/04 – 4/06 – Worked for School of  Informatics, Indiana University. 5/06 to Present – Working for RBC Bank (USA), Raleigh, North Carolina as an Anti-Money Laundering Investigator.

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Spectator sports (ACC/Big 10/SEC) football & basketball, Walking, Travel

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