1973 U.S. Intelligence Board

This picture of the U.S. Intelligence Board, then chaired by Director of Central Intelligence William E. Colby, includes representatives of the organizations which collected and reviewed intelligence before and during the October 1973 War.  In November 1973, perhaps at the meeting depicted here, the Board approved the creation of a post-mortem function by the Intelligence Community Staff’s Product Review Division.  This photo, taken 20 November 1973, includes (seated left to right):

Major General George J. Keegan, USAF, Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, U.S. Air Force
Lt. General Vernon A. Walters, USA, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
William E. Colby, Director of Central Intelligence, Chairman, USIB
Ray S. Cline, Director of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
William N. Morrell, Jr., Department of Treasury Representative
Bruce A. Lowe, Executive Secretary of USIB
Edward S. Miller, Federal Bureau of Investigation Representative
James C. Poor, acting for Major General Edward B. Giller, USAF (ret’d), Atomic Energy Commissioner Representative
Lt. General William E Potts, USA, acting for Vice Admiral Vincent P. de Poix, USN, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
Lt. General Lew Allen, Jr., USAF, Director, National Security Agency
Major General Harold R. Aaron, USA, Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Department of the Army
Rear Admiral Donald P. Harvey, USN, acting for Rear Admiral Earl F. Rectanus, Director of Naval Intelligence

(Photo, courtesy of CIA History Staff)