Members of CCNS

Roger Aronoff is the former Editor of Accuracy in Media. Aronoff has worked as a journalist, TV producer, writer and distributor. Roger has written, produced and directed video documentaries that include Confronting Iraq: Conflict and Hope, The Clinton Legacy and TWA 800: The Search for the Truth. Two of those…

Captain Larry Bailey, a native of Marshall, TX, and a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State College, spent almost 27 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Obtaining his commission from Navy Officer Candidate School in 1962, he was first assigned to the destroyer USS LEARY before receiving orders to Underwater…

Lieutenant Colonel Ken Benway is a co-founder of Special Operations Speaks and Vets in the Fight. He served twenty-seven years on active duty as both a non-commissioned and commissioned officer of Infantry and Special Forces, in command and staff assignments in combat and peace, from detachment to unified command level.…

Colonel Richard F. (“Dick”) Brauer Jr. USAF, (Ret) amassed 5,200 hours of worldwide flying, attaining the aeronautical rating of Master Navigator. His tours of flying duty and deployments include Southeast Asia/Vietnam (1967-68), Europe, Central and South America (1968- 1971) and Australia (1971-1973), where he represented the USAF and the United…

Ed Butowsky is managing partner of Chapwood Investments, LLC. He is an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management and personal finance industry. Butowsky became intimately involved in various aspects of the Benghazi story, including the publishing of the book, 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened…

Rand H. Fishbein, Ph.D. is the President of Fishbein Associates, Inc., a public policy consulting firm based in Potomac, Maryland and specializing in National Security issues. He is a former Special Assistant for Security Affairs to the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye. Dr. Fishbein served as Professional Staff Member (Majority)…

Lt. Col. Dennis B. Haney, USAF (Ret) is a program manager, a U.S. Air Force jet fighter aircraft operations director, flight test director, and combat-experienced Electronic Warfare Officer with 22 years of experience as an Electronic Combat technical expert. He served three years on the 52nd Tactical Fighter Wing Staff…

Charles E. Jones III, Brig.Gen., USAF (Ret). Jones served continuously in the Air Force and Air Force Res. from 1954 to 1986. He held numerous command and staff positions in the AF Res. including Vice Commander Numbered Air Force, Commander Tactical Fighter Wing, Tactical Air Lift Wing, Strategic Air Lift…

Clare M. Lopez is the Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy and a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, and the Canadian Meighen Institute. Since 2013, she has served as a member of the Citizens Commission on Benghazi. Also Vice President…

Retired Admiral James “Ace” Lyons is a former four star admiral, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and the Father of the Navy SEAL Red Cell Program. His other commands include U.S. Second Fleet, NATO Striking Fleet, as well as Seventh Fleet Logistic Force plus several ship commands. As the…

Lt Gen Thomas McInerney USAF Retired was the former Assistant Vice Chief of the USAF and Director of the Defense Performance Review reporting directly to SEC DEF and the Vice President when he retired after 35 years active duty in 1994. He had 4 tours in Vietnam starting in 1963,67,68,&69…

Retired USMC Colonel Wayne Morris is President at WAYMOR Inc. He has more than 34 years of service in the United States Marine Corps. Rising from Private to Staff Sergeant and then, via a Combat Leadership Commission during Vietnam, from Second Lieutenant to Colonel, he retired in 1996. He was…

Lawrence Sellin is a retired U.S. Army Reserve colonel with branch qualifications and assignments in Special Forces, Infantry, Chemical and Medical Services. He served in Afghanistan and Iraq and participated in a humanitarian mission to West Africa. Sellin holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War…

Kevin Shipp, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer, intelligence and counter terrorism expert, held several high-level positions in the CIA. His assignments included protective agent for the Director of the CIA, counterintelligence investigator searching for moles inside the CIA, overseas counter terrorism operations officer, internal security investigator, chief of training…

Paul E. Vallely, Major General, US Army (ret) was born in DuBois, Pa. He retired in 1992 from the US Army as Deputy Commanding General, US Army, Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii. General Vallely graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point and was commissioned in the Army in 1961…

Former Congressman and Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West is a current contributor for Fox News and P.J. Media. Before taking office, he was an adviser to the Afghan National Army. On January 3, 2011, West took office as the first black Republican Congressman from Florida since Josiah T. Walls…

Steve Emerson

Advisory Member

Steve Emerson is the Executive Director at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, and is considered one of the leading authorities on Islamic extremist networks, financing and operations. Emerson and his staff frequently provide briefings to U.S. government and law enforcement agencies, members of Congress and congressional committees, and print and…

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