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OCC: Military Intelligence in the Information Age (free lecture)
September 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Come learn about “Information Dominance – Military Intelligence in the Information Age from Earl Sheck and Marcia LoVerdi, who spent their careers in military intelligence. Their presentation is free and open to the public and will provide an overview of the of U.S. foreign intelligence community with an emphasis on the evolution of military intelligence and the opportunities and challenges facing military intelligence in the information age. It will cover all aspects of military intelligence including: setting of intelligence requirements; the sources of intelligence data and the means by which it may be collected; the challenges facing intelligence analysis; and the various ways intelligence data are disseminated to, and used by, the military and its leadership.
Sheck spent over forty years in military intelligence – six years on active duty with the Navy, thirty years as a government civilian with Navy and Defense Intelligence, and another six years as a consultant. A member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, Earl held positions as: the Executive Director, Navy Maritime Intelligence Center; Executive Director/Deputy Command of the Office of Naval Intelligence; Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence; and Deputy Director for Intelligence of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
LoVerdi spent 34 years in government service working for the defense department and national intelligence agencies in a variety of senior positions. She spent 7 years on active duty in Army intelligence, and commanded a technical intelligence unit. Her civilian life included policy, crisis management, and a variety of managerial roles for WMD, cyber warfare, and threat finance. She also served with the first Director for National Intelligence as his first liaison to defense intelligence, and worked with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency on nuclear weapons monitoring with Russia. She spent five years in overseas assignments as part of her career. She is a graduate of the National War College and holds two Masters degrees.