COLONEL (RET.) W. PATRICK LANG
DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, U.S. GOVERNMENT
DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, U. S. GOVERNMENT
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. GOVERNMENT
U. S. ARMY
THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
U.S. ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE
U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE, CARLISLE BARRACKS, PENNSYLVANIA
Skills & Honors
Lin ToddPrior to founding Global Resources, Lin was seconded by the US State Department to serve as a Deputy Head of Mission with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) responsible for all media-related development, monitoring, enforcement, and democratization programs. From 1996 to 1997, Lin served as the Deputy Director of the Ministry of Defense and Joint Military Command Office, and as Chief of Security of the State Department-sponsored Military Stabilization Program in BiH. While with the Military Stabilization Program, he was responsible for the development of strategic plans, policy, and structure relating to operations, intelligence, and security as well as for the overall security of the program throughout the region. Lin had a distinguished Army career, serving last as the Chief of Intelligence Planning for the US Army 1st Armored Division in Germany and as an intelligence advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and General Schwarzkopf's command during the Gulf War. In addition to experience on the Army Staff, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and with the Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC, he served as a military observer with the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in Damascus, Syria and as the Assistant Defense Intelligence Officer for the Middle East, South Asia and Terrorism. Lin also served as a combat arms officer and helicopter pilot in the Pacific region with the US Army 25th Light Infantry Division and the British Army Gurkha Field Force. Lin speaks advanced Arabic and French. He has pursued graduate studies with the Naval War College and is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College. Lin holds an MA in Military Arts and Sciences from the US Army's elite School of Advanced Military Studies, an MS from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.
William C. Wagner, Jr.Since 1995, Bill has served as a senior international security consultant with special emphasis in planning and implementing executive protection operations overseas. Prior to entering the private sector, Bill had a distinguished career as a field operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency's Clandestine Service and a member of the US Senior Intelligence Service. Throughout his career, Bill led important foreign commands conducting a wide range of diverse field operations. He planned, developed and directed operations and programs that produced significant results in direct support of US foreign policy objectives. Bill's accomplishments included countering international narcotics trafficking operations resulting in the arrest of major drug kingpins, directing successful counterterrorist operations against terrorist units, and establishing and maintaining contact with foreign leaders and organizations in order to facilitate exchange of information and coordination of field operations. Bill served as Associate Deputy Director for Attaches and Operations of the Defense Intelligence Agency from 1993 to 1995 where he acted as special advisor for clandestine operations to the Director of the US National Military Intelligence Collection Center. From 1991 to 1993, Bill served as the Chief of Station for a key Latin American country where he directed all US intelligence activities and programs in country, dealing with the country's most senior political, military and police officials. Bill served as the Chief of Operations of a geographic area division within the Directorate of Operations from 1989 to 1991 where he directed all of the CIA's foreign espionage and counterintelligence activities for the region. From 1967 to 1989, Bill served in a wide range of assignments, to include Chief of Station and Clandestine Operations Officer for a number of Latin American and Caribbean countries and Chief of the CIA's Counternarcotics Operations Unit. Prior to his career as an intelligence officer, Bill served as a US Naval Officer from 1962 to 1965. Bill has completed a wide range of specialized training and holds a BA from St. Joseph's College in Philadelphia, PA.