Statement by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper on the Senate Confirmation of Dr. Michael G. Vickers as Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Statement by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper on the Senate Confirmation of Dr. Michael G. Vickers as Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Wednesday, 18 May 2011 00:00

May 18, 2011

On behalf of the entire Intelligence Community, I want to congratulate Michael G. Vickers on his Senate confirmation to be the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD/I).

This is a position I know well and I believe Dr. Vickers is eminently qualified to serve in this important post.

Mike is an accomplished public servant whose extensive experience leading and managing intelligence and defense endeavors will be invaluable to the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and our Nation.

I congratulate Mike and look forward to continuing our great association.

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