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James R. Clapper

AKA James Robert Clapper, Jr.

Born: 14-Mar-1941
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, IN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Director of National Intelligence, 2010-17

Military service: USAF (1963-95, lt. gen.)

A retired Air Force lieutenant general who spent most of his career working in intelligence. Formerly Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and, later, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Appointed Director of National Intelligence by President Barack Obama in May 2010, confirmed and took office 5 August 2010.

Father: James Robert Clapper
Mother: Anne Elizabeth Wheatley
Wife: Sue (one daughter)
Daughter: Jennifer

    University: BA Government and Politics, University of Maryland (1963)
    University: MA Political Science, St. Mary's University Texas (1970)
    Professor: Intelligence and National Security Alliance, Georgetown University (2006-07)

    US Director of National Intelligence (2010-17)
    US Defense Department Under Secretary for Intelligence (2007-10)
    US Defense Department Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (2001-06)
    SRA International VP and Dir. Intelligence Programs (1998-2001)
    Booz Allen Hamilton Exec. Dir., Military Intelligence (1997-98)
    US Defense Department Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (1991-95)
    US Defense Department Asst. Chief of Staff for Intelligence, USAF HQ (1990-91)
    US Defense Department Depy. Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Strategic Air Command (1989-90)
    US Defense Department Director for Intelligence, Pacific Command (1987-89)
    US Defense Department Asst. Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Korea (1985-87)
    US Defense Department Commander, Air Force Technical Applications Center (1984-85)
    Air Force Commendation Medal
    Air Medal
    Bronze Star
    Defense Distinguished Service Medal
    Legion of Merit
    National Security Medal

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