The CIA director responsible for creating spy devices

After service in the US Army during the Vietnam War Bob Wallace was recruited into the CIA.

In the CIA his initial assignments were as a field case officer. He rose through the ranks at the agency and was Chief of Station in three locations where he directed the full range of CIA activities.

In 1995 Bob became deputy director of the Office of Technical Service and in 1998 was appointed its director responsible for creating spy devices and capabilities necessary to conduct clandestine operations with safety and security. In other words, Bob was the “Q” of the CIA.

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