Retired CIA officer guest speaker at Senior Adult Day

CRYSTAL FALLS — Mike Bjork of Alpha, retired senior intelligence service officer in the Central Intelligence Agency, will be guest speaker at the Senior Adult Day on Monday at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp in Crystal Falls.

The event will begin with coffee fellowship at 10 a.m. in the camp dining hall and will conclude at 2 p.m. A donation of $10 is requested for the event.

Born and raised in Alpha, Bjork graduated from Forest Park High School and served in the United States Air Force for nearly five years. After he was honorably discharged in 1978, he used the GI Bill to attend the University of Maryland. He graduated with a degree in international relations.

Bjork was hired by the CIA and served the agency for more than 33 years. He has in-depth knowledge of the intelligence community and the Department of Defense. He has acquired extensive cross-cultural skills from personal experience on assignment and temporary duty in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America. He speaks German, Burmese, Indonesian, Malay and, of course, the U.P.

Call the camp office at 906-214-2267 to make your lunch reservation. Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp is located three miles west of Crystal Falls off of Highway 2.