John Guenther


Guenther, John. "Marine Corps Intelligence: Another Step Forward." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 20, no. 1 (Feb. 2004): 13-15.

"With the ... assumption of duties by Brigadier General Mike Ennis as Director of Operations, Defense Intelligence Agency and head of the Defense Humint Service, the Marine Corps continues its progressive emergence as a full contributing member of the national and defense communities."


Guenther, John. "Marine Corps Intelligence in the 1980s: The Road to War." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 20, no. 2 (Jun. 2004): 5-6.

The author presents the 1980s as a time of turmoil for Marine Corps intelligence. He states: "As the 1980s came to an end, Marine Corps intelligence was in a severe state of flux."


Guenther, John. "Marine Corps Intelligence: Transformed by War." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 20, no. 3 (Sep. 2004): 6-7, 34..

Significant deficiencies in Marine Corps intelligence were identified in the first Gulf War. "By mid-1991, the Marine Corps had initiated several internal reviews and studies to address the identified intelligence deficiencies and to examine the totality of Marine Corps intelligence capabilities." The new AC/S, C4I, Maj. Gen. Paul Van Riper, became "the driving force behind the successful revamping, reorganization, and reinvigoration of Marine Corps intelligence."


Guenther, John. "The Marine Corps, ONI, and Humint." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 19, no. 4 (Dec. 2003): 12-14.

"This article highlights [the] ONI roots [of Marine Corps CI/Humint intelligence] in the first three decades of the 20th century and, more specifically, in [the service's] TF-157 experience in the mid-60s."


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