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GENERAL KEITH B. ALEXANDER
General Alexander, United States Army Retired, served as commander of U.S. Cyber
Command (USCYBERCOM) from 2010 to 2014 and director of the National Security
Agency (NSA) and Chief of the Central Security Service (CSS) from 2005 to 2014.
His previous assignments include deputy chief of staff (DCS, G-2), Headquarters,
Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; commanding general of the U.S. Army
Intelligence and Security Command at Fort Belvoir, VA; director of intelligence, United
States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, FL; and deputy director
for requirements, capabilities, assessments and doctrine, J-2, for the Joint Chiefs
General Alexander also served in a variety of command assignments in Germany
and the United States, including tours as commander of Border Field Office, 511th
MI Battalion, 66th MI Group; 336th Army Security Agency Company, 525th MI Group;
204th MI Battalion; and 525th MI Brigade.
Additionally, Alexander served as deputy director and operations officer, Army
Intelligence Master Plan, for the deputy chief of staff for intelligence; as an S-3
and executive officer, 522nd MI Battalion, 2nd Armored Division; and with G-2, 1st
Armored Division, both in Germany and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in
General Alexander holds a bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Military
Academy (West Point); and a master of science degree in Business Administration
from Boston University; a master of science degree in Systems Technology
(Electronic Warfare) and a master of science degree in Physics from the Naval Post
Graduate School; and a master of science degree in National Security Strategy from
the National Defense University.
His more than two dozen medals, ribbons, and badges include the Defense
Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior
Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Senior Parachutist Badge, Army Staff Identification
Badge, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge.
General Alexander and his wife, Deborah, have four daughters.
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