Keith B. Alexander is the Lieutenant General of the U.S Army, as well as the Director of the National Security Agency, Chief of the Central Security Service, and the Commander of Joint Functional Component Command – Network Warfare.
Alexander was born in Syracuse, New York and is a graduate of the U.S Military Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. He then attended Boston University Graduate School of Management where he received a Master of Science degree in business administration. Alexander then continued his education at the Naval Postgraduate School and it was there that he earned a dual Master of Science degree in systems technology and physics. Alexander received further education from National Defense University where he holds a Master of Science degree in national security strategy.
Previously, Alexander’s assignments included the Deputy Chief of Staff from 2003 to 2005, the Commanding General of the U.S Army Intelligence and Security Command at Fort Belvoir, VA from 2001 to 2003. Before that he served as Director of Intelligence at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida from 1998 to 2001. He was the Deputy Director for Intelligence from 1997 to 1998 for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and has served in various command assignments in both the United States and Germany. Alexander entered active duty at the US Military Academy at West Point.