Harry K. Dowdy, Jr. MBA, MS, BS
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Colonel Harry K. Dowdy, Jr., U.S. Army (Ret.)
Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star, Air Medal
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Harry Kendall Dowdy, Jr., is a retired US Army Colonel, Military Intelligence, with 30 years of active duty. He is originally from South Carolina and has traveled throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in general business administration and a Master of Science degree, both from South Carolina State University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Golden Gate University. In addition, he is a graduate of the US Army Intelligence School (three diplomas), the US Army Command and General Staff College, and the US Army Language School, with a specialization in Japanese. He was an intelligence analyst at the national level, where he researched a wide range of foreign political and military issues and wrote numerous classified policy papers for the Department of Defense.
As a US Army counterintelligence special agent in civilian clothes, he conducted intelligence operations in the United States. He directed intelligence operations in Germany, Italy, Korea, and Vietnam as well as coordinated such operations with foreign intelligence agencies. During the Cold War, he directed espionage operations deep into communist countries behind the Iron Curtain.
In Vietnam, he was assigned to the US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, and was the intelligence advisor to a Vietnamese intelligence unit commander at corps level, gathering combat intelligence. His other assignments include the Defense Intelligence Agency at the Pentagon and Headquarters, US Army Intelligence Command. Also, he was commanding officer of the Washington Field Office, which was the largest field office of the Defense Investigative Service. Colonel Dowdy coordinated intelligence operations for the Central Intelligence (CIA), which awarded him its Certificate of Appreciation.