DoD Announces Nomination of Cyber Command Commander
DoD Announces Nomination of
Cyber Command Commander/ NSA Director
Source : U.S. Department of Defense.
Washington D.C. -- January 31, 2014 -- (NNS)
-- Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced Jan. 30 Navy Vice Adm. Michael S.
Rogers as President Obama's nominee to become commander of U.S. Cyber Command.
In addition, the Secretary announced that he has designated Vice Adm. Rogers to
serve as director of the National Security Agency, and chief of the Central
Springfield, Virginia (March 14, 2013) Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander
of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S.10th Fleet, speaks with members of Gannett
Government Media Corp. during an editorial board that included editors and
reporters from Navy Times, Defense News, Federal Times, and C4ISR Journal.
Vice Adm. Rogers currently serves as the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command commander.
If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, he will replace Gen. Keith Alexander, who has
served as the NSA director since 2005, and the Cyber Command commander since
Additionally, the department is announcing that Richard Ledgett has been
selected to serve as the NSA deputy director. In his new role as the senior
civilian at NSA, Ledgett acts at the agency's chief operating officer. He
replaces J. Chris Inglis, who retired from the position in January.