Army intell commander steps in
- By George I. Seffers
- Feb 20, 2001
Brig. Gen. Keith Alexander assumed command of the U.S. Army Intelligence
and Security Command on Feb. 15, becoming the 10th commanding general of
the Army's global operational intelligence force.
Alexander succeeds Maj. Gen. Robert Noonan Jr., who is now Army deputy
chief of staff for intelligence.
"[Alexander] has served in our most demanding intelligence positions
and has excelled in all of them," Noonan said. "Along the way, he has earned
a reputation as a visionary, caring officer who gets the best out of all
his people and the organization as a whole."
Alexander has just completed a tour as director of intelligence at the
U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. He also has served as
commander of several military intelligence units and is a former deputy
director for intelligence on the Joint Staff, Defense Intelligence Agency.
As Inscom commander, Alexander will lead the way in conducting intelligence,, security and information operations for military commanders and national
decision-makers. He also will guide a workforce that collects intelligence
information in all disciplines.
U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
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