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Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren Assigned Deputy Chief of NSA Cryptology Org

Mark Westergren
Mark Westergren

Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren — former deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command‘s Joint Functional Component Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — has been appointed deputy chief of the National Security Agency‘s Central Security Service organization.

The Defense Department said Tuesday U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh assigned Westergren to his new role at CSS on Dec. 17.

CSS provides support to the cryptologic community across the U.S. military and is in charge of NSA’s signals intelligence and information assurance policy.

Westergren has served as deputy commander at JFCC-ISR since September 2014.

He has previously held other ISR leadership roles in the Air Force and served in several staff, command, operational and joint assignments in the U.S. and abroad.

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