Robert Crowley (CIA)
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Robert Trumbull Crowley (July 13, 1924 – October 8, 2000) was an officer in the Central Intelligence Agency since 1947, achieving the rank of assistant director for clandestine operations, second in command of the CIA's Directorate of Operations, which was in charge of covert operations.
A native of Chicago, Illinois and graduate of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, he served in the US Army in the Pacific theater during World War II. While at West Point, Crowley played for the Army Black Knights men's soccer program, where he was an NSCAA First-Team All-American in 1948. After the war, he remained in the United States Army Reserve, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1986.
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