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Huff Speaks To Veterans Writing Group

Black Hills Veterans Writing Group

Captain James Huff (U.S. Navy - Ret.) will give a presentation to the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group on Saturday morning.  Huff received a direct commission in U.S. Naval intelligence in 1968.  Concurrent with his Veterans Administration career, he served 28 years as a Naval Intelligence Officer in the active reserve and served three tours of active duty.  He volunteered for recall to active duty during the first Gulf War (1990-91) and commanded a U.S. Naval Intelligence team.  Huff was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal during the Gulf War.  As an intelligence officer, he was involved in several high profile cases, including the investigation of Chilean arms merchant Carlos Cardoen and the investigation of sales of sensitive technologies by Toshiba and Kongsberg to the Soviet Union.  Huff's presentation is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Saturday at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City.