Professor of the Practice
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Mr. Vogle’s responsibilities ranged from Chief of Station in South Asia, a position that included overseeing intelligence collection and covert action conducted by hundreds of personnel, to his last assignment as Deputy Director for Operations, where he reported directly to the Director of CIA and managed a several-billion-dollar budget. As Director of Special Activities Center, Mr. Vogle led a large complement of paramilitary officers in areas of conflict across the globe. In addition, he holds the distinction of being the first civilian to be selected as Deputy Commander to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).
Mr. Vogle was awarded the Distinguished Intelligence Cross, the CIA’s most distinguished award, in 2002 and has received numerous additional honors from the CIA as well as several other federal agencies.
Mr. Vogle served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1981 to 1986 after obtaining his BA in political science and government from the Citadel. After leaving the CIA, he worked as a partner and Senior Advisor at McChrystal Group from 2017 to 2021 prior to joining the Bush School’s Department of International Affairs.