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BRIGADIER GENERAL D. SCOTT GEORGE

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Brig. Gen. D. Scott George is the Deputy Chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md. He assists the Chief, Central Security Service, who also serves as the Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and Director, National Security Agency, with operational control of signals intelligence missions conducted by all the military services and the Coast Guard, comprising more than 15,000 personnel.

General George received his commission through the Officer Training School in 1985. He served on the Air Staff as a command briefer for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and on the Joint Staff as the Chief of the Joint Airborne Reconnaissance Assessment Team. He was the first intelligence officer selected as a member of the Commander's Action Group working directly for the Air Combat Command Commander. He has commanded an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance squadron, training group and intelligence wing. Additionally, General George was Commander of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where he led 3,100 personnel providing a broad range of integrated, tailored assessments, products and services to joint operational forces, national policymakers, and the acquisition community. Most recently, he was the Director of Intelligence (J2), U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska where he was the senior intelligence officer and principal intelligence adviser to the USSTRATCOM Commander.

EDUCATION
1985 Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.
1990 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1995 Master's degree in international relations, Salve Regina University, R.I.
1997 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1998 Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2001 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2005 Air Force Fellow, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif.
2009 Executive Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
2010 U.S.-Russia Security Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. September 1986 - March 1990, Air Force intelligence watch officer and Air Force Chief of Staff command briefer, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
2. March 1990 - May 1992, Chief, Current Intelligence, 92nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Bentwaters, England
3. May 1992 - September 1995, Chief, Briefing Team, Commander's Action Group, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
4. September 1995 - June 1997, operations officer, 97th Intelligence Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.
5. June 1997 - June 1998, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
6. June 1998 - September 1998, student, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
7. September 1998 - June 2000, Chief, Joint Airborne Reconnaissance Assessment Team, Intelligence Directorate (J2), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
8. June 2000 - June 2001, executive officer to the Director of Intelligence (J2), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
9. June 2001 - June 2003, Commander, 390th Intelligence Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan
10. June 2003 - May 2005, executive officer to the Commander, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force, Yokota AB, Japan
11. July 2005 - June 2006, Air Force Fellow, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif.
12. June 2006 - June 2008, Commander, 17th Training Group, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
13. June 2008 - June 2010, Commander, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
14. June 2010 - July 2012, Director of Intelligence, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
15. July 2012 - present, Deputy Chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. September 1998 - June 2000, Chief, Joint Airborne Reconnaissance Assessment Team, Intelligence Directorate (J2), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a major
2. June 2000 - June 2001, executive officer to the Director of Intelligence (J2), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a major and lieutenant colonel
3. June 2003 - May 2005, executive officer to the Commander, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force, Yokota AB, Japan, as a lieutenant colonel
4. June 2010 - July 2012, Director of Intelligence, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb., as a brigadier general
5. July 2012 - present, Deputy Chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md., as a brigadier general

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal with two bronze stars
Humanitarian Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Aug. 13, 1985
First Lieutenant Aug. 1, 1987
Captain Aug. 12, 1989
Major Aug. 1, 1996
Lieutenant Colonel April 1, 2001
Colonel March 1, 2006
Brigadier General Dec. 13, 2010

(Current as of October 2012)

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