Pic, NSA Life Member and CPS-103 jumper, died May 28, 2007. He graduated from Cornell College in Iowa in 1947, received his masterís degree in political science from Columbia University and his Russian certificate from the Harriman Institute. Pic worked for the U.S. Information Agency and retired in 1985 as head of the Moscow office. During his 30-plus-year career, he held many assignments in Eastern Europe. Pic, and his close smokejumper friend, Ben Conner, both were members of the 1947 NCAA championship wrestling team from Cornell College. The team was honored in a June 2007 ceremony at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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