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Biographical information on James R. Clapper Jr.

 President Barack Obama announces James Clapper, left, as Director of National Intelligence, his choice to oversee the nation's 16 spy agencies, durin...

APTOPIX Obama Intelligence Director

President Barack Obama announces James Clapper, left, as Director of National Intelligence, his choice to oversee the nation's 16 spy agencies, durin...

NAME _ James R. Clapper Jr.
EDUCATION _ Bachelor's in government and politics, University of Maryland; master's in political science, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas.
EXPERIENCE _ Nominated Saturday by President Barack Obama to be director of national intelligence; defense undersecretary for intelligence, 2007-present; director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, 2001-06; after military retirement, served as an executive in private industry for companies including Vredenburg, Booz Allen Hamilton and SRA International; retired from the Air Force as a lieutenant general, 1995; director, Defense Intelligence Agency, 1991-1995; assistant chief of staff for intelligence, Air Force headquarters, Washington, 1990-91; deputy chief of staff for intelligence, Headquarters Strategic Air Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, 1989-1990; director for intelligence, Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, 1987-89; assistant chief of staff for intelligence, U.S. Forces Korea, and deputy assistant chief of staff for intelligence, Republic of Korea and U.S. Combined Forces Command, 1985-87; commander, Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, 1984-85.
QUOTE _ "We have the largest, most capable intelligence enterprise on the planet, and it is the solemn, sacred trust of the DNI to make that enterprise work." _ at the White House on Saturday after he was introduced by the president.


Updated : 2021-10-25 02:53 GMT+08:00