John Guandolo, presented by Wichita Area ACT for America
Tuesday, December 8 at Crown Uptown Theater, 3207 E Douglas in Wichita (just east of Hillside, map)
Event starts at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:15.
Admission is $10 at the door, with drinks available for purchase.
rsvp (attendees only) appreciated to [email protected]
John Guandolo is the Founder of Understanding the Threat, an organization dedicated to providing strategic and operational threat-focused consultation, education, and training for federal, state and local leadership and agencies, and designing strategies at all levels of the community to defeat the enemy. John is a 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who took a commission as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He served as an Infantry Platoon Commander in combat Operations Desert Shield/Storm. During his time in the Marines, he also deployed to the Adriatic/Bosnia. In 1996, he resigned his commission in the Marine Corps and joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), serving at the Washington Field Office. Shortly after 9/11, John began an assignment to the Counterterrorism Division of the FBI’s Washington Field Office developing an expertise in the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic Doctrine, the global Islamic Movement, and terrorist organizations including Hamas, Al Qaeda, and others. In 2006, John was designated a “Subject Matter Expert” by FBI Headquarters and created and implemented the FBI’s first Counterterrorism Training Program focused on the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic Doctrine, and the global Islamic Movement, and. This course was hailed as “groundbreaking” by the FBI’s Executive Assistant Director in a brief to the Vice President’s National Security Staff. After his FBI career, John conducted Strategic Analysis on the Global Islamic Movement for the Department of Defense.
Currently, Mr. Guandolo advises governments — U.S. and others — on matters related to National Security, specifically the threat from the Global Islamic Movement. He actively briefs and teaches members of Congress, senior military officials, law enforcement, the intelligence community, key community leaders, and others. He also served as an adjunct instructor at the Joint Forces Staff College and instructed at the U.S. Army War College.
In 2014, John was inducted into the International Who’s Who for his work in the field of national security.
John is the co-author of Shariah — The Threat to America, the first comprehensive book on the enemy threat doctrine, and the author of Raising a Jihadi Generation (September 2013) which details the Muslim Brotherhood’s jihadi support network inside the United States. John frequently appears on television and radio, and regularly publishes articles related to these matters in a number of media outlets.
His website is www.UnderstandingtheThreat.com.