Skip to comments.The Little-Known Agency That Helped Kill Bin Laden
Posted on 05/06/2011 10:55:42 AM PDT by LibWhacker
The National Geospatial Agency mapped bin Laden's compound, analyzed drone data, and helped the SEALs simulate their mission
President Obama's first brush with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency was ignominious. Out for lunch in May 2009, at a Five Guys burger franchise in Washington, the new President started to shake the hands of other customers, TV cameras in tow. Then he turned to men with government ID badges.
"So what do you?" the president asked. "I work for at NGA, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency," one said.
"Outstanding. How long have you been doing that?" Obama wondered. "Six years." Obama then asked: "So, explain to me exactly what this National Geospatial..." His voice trailed off. "Uh, we work with, uh, satellite imagery." Obama: "Sounds like good work." The response is obscured by the audio.
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“National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency”
THAT’S a pretty telling title. Only a regular-half with could fail to make an educated guess what these guys do.
He is sooo dumb!
Probably the same people who will be tracking us when Barry’s Executive Order to track our mileage starts.
No wonder they are little known, they keep reorganizing and changing their name... Army Mapping Service, then creation of Defense Mapping Agency, then creation of NIMA, now NGA.
One man ... alone ... abandoned by the country he loves ...
Well, we know they’re smart people; they eat at Five Guys!! ;o)