Tag Archives: Ronald Burgess

Michael Flynn Officially Succeeds Ronald Burgess As DIA Head

Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess Jr., head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, officially retired after 38 years of military service Tuesday at a ceremony in Washington. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, nominated by Secretary Panetta in April, succeeds Burgess as the agency’s 18th director and will lead nearly 16,000 agency professionals. …

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DIA Director: Share Info, Share it Fast

The increased sharing of information and the increased speed of information are crucial to future military operations, Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess Jr. said Tuesday. The director of the Defense Intelligence Agency spoke to about 200 people at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. Burgess addressed …

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Pentagon Attempts to Buy Up Book on Afghan War

The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency is attempting to stop a controversial book about the Afghan war from being published in what the agency claims is a matter of national security. Operation Dark Heart was written by former Army Reserve Lt. Col.  and intelligence officer Anthony A. Shaffer, who was stationed …

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