of the Year" to be Recognized
(Newport, RI)-On October 13th, the Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents (AFFNA) will present the “Agent of the Year” award to Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Joseph Benson, a Criminal Investigator with the Bridgeport Resident Office HIDTA Task Force. Special Agent Benson has been responsible for initiating four of the five priority target cases his office has investigated.
In addition to the award presentation, Boston Division Special Agent in Charge June Stansbury will be presented with a bust of Kiki Camerena, the fallen agent who is honored each October during “Red Ribbon Week.”
DEA Deputy Administrator, Michele Leonhart, will be present to update retired DEA Special Agents about recent DEA accomplishments and the current drug enforcement climate.
*AFFNA will also donate $5,000 to the DEA Survivors Benefit Fund.
Location: Newport Marriott
Hotel "Dinner Salon"
Time: Wednesday, October 13, 2005
If you have questions or need further information, contact Garrison Courtney at the DEA Office of Public Affairs in Washington, DC at 202-307-7977.