Office Of The Director Of National Intelligence

CIA Trailblazer Tony Mendez Visits With DNI James Clapper

Antonio “Tony” Mendez is a retired intelligence officer recognized in 1997 as one of the first class of CIA Trailblazer honorees. Mendez specialized in the support of clandestine and covert CIA operations. He has written three memoirs about his CIA experiences, one of which became the basis for the Academy Award winner for Best Motion Picture in 2013.