Rear Admiral (Ret.) Larry LaFayette PoeThe Black Patriots Revolutionary War Patriots Foundation (The Black Patriots Foundation)
...Larry LaFayette Poe Rear Admiral (Ret.)
... Larry LaFayette Poe
Rear Admiral Poe's naval career reflects both active and reserve service.He served on active duty for seven years with assignments as a naval intelligence officer in Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, Baghdad and Washington, D.C.
As a naval reservist, Rear Adm.Poe had numerous leadership assignments, including commanding all Naval Intelligence Reservists in the Washington metropolitan area - a command of over 800 drilling reservists.Since his selection to Flag Officer rank, he has served as the Vice Director of Intelligence for the U.S. Atlantic Command, and as Commander, Naval Reserve Intelligence Command - a nationwide command of over 4500 reservists.
Over the past six years, Rear Adm.Poe
has been recalled to active duty to serve in three key leadership assignments: the Commander, Office of Naval Intelligence; the Principal Director for Intelligence to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and as the U.S. Defense Attaché to France.Rear Adm.Poe is recently retired as the Deputy Inspector General for Intelligence in the Office of the Inspector General, DoD (October 2003).Admiral Poe is a member of the board of directors of The Black Patriots Foundation.