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Francis Gary Powers, Jr.Business Development Manager
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Francis Gary Powers Jr. was born June 5, 1965, in Burbank, California. He is the son of Francis Gary and Claudia E. “Sue” Powers. Gary holds a Bachelors’ of Arts Degree in Philosophy from California State University, Los Angeles and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration / Non-profit Management from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. In 1996, he founded the Cold War Museum, which conducts a “Spy Tour” of Washington, DC and hosts a traveling exhibit that displays historical artifacts associated with the U-2 Incident of May 1960. The traveling exhibit promotes interest in the creation of a permanent Cold War Museum, which will exhibit artifacts associated with various Cold War events and activities. The mobile exhibit has been displayed at the Bodø Aviation Center in Norway; the National Reconnaissance Office, Fairfax, Virginia; the Central Intelligence Agency Exhibit Center, Langley Virginia; the National War College, Fort Leslie J. McNair, Maryland; the Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC; George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia; Clinch Valley College, Wise, Virginia; the National Security Agency’s Cryptologic Museum, Fort Meade, Maryland; the Strategic Air Command Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; the Octave Channute Aerospace Museum, Rantoul, Illinois; the United States Air Force Museum, Dayton, Ohio; the George C. Marshall Museum, Leesburg, Virginia; the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona; and the National Atomic Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is currently on display at the Texas Air Museum in Lubbock, Texas. Between February 2000 and March 2001 it will be displayed at the Allied Museum in Berlin, Germany; the Newseum in Arlington, Virginia; and the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Gary is also a published author with the following credits: Preface, Corona: Between the Sun & the Earth, The First NRO Reconnaissance Eye in Space, The National War College, Washington, DC, 1997; Chapter, U-2 Flights and the Cold War in the High North, Bodø College and Bodø Aviation Center, Bodø, Norway, 1995; and Forward, Fair Use: The Story of the Letter U and the Numeral 2 by Negative Land, Seeland, Concord, CA, 1995.