30 Sep 2010
Today, President Obama announced his nominees for key posts within the administration. One person certainly stood out to us and that was Michael Vickers who is being nominated for Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Department of Defense. Mr. Vickers is a key leader the defense and intelligence work. He currently serves as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict & Interdependent Capabilities. He also serves as the senior civilian advisor to the Secretary of Defense on the operational employment and capabilities of special operations forces. Previously he served as Senior Vice President, Strategic Studies, at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. He was also once a CIA Operations Officer. Quite an impressive resume and we extend our congratulations to Mr. Vickers for this nomination!
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