James Yacone, assistant director of the FBI's Critical Incident Response Group, to speak
As part of the Leaders in Action lecture series hosted each term by the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Maj. Gen. W. Thomas Rice Center for Leader Development, James Yacone will speak to the entire corps on Thursday, Dec. 4.
As the FBI's assistant director of the Critical Incident Response Group, Yacone oversees global critical incident response personnel and resources for crisis management, tactical operations, crisis negotiations, hostage rescue, weapons of mass destruction and improvised explosive device mitigation, intelligence, surveillance and aviation, behavioral and cyber threat assessments, active shooter response and special events management.
His talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Burruss Hall auditorium, located at 800 Drillfield Dr. This event is open to the public and no tickets are required.