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  • Ex-NSA worker charged in classified leak case (likely Berger protege)

    04/15/2010 9:32:07 AM PDT · by SueRae · 41 replies · 1,268+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 4/15/2010 | Breitbart (via AP0)
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - A former senior executive at the National Security Agency was charged Thursday with lying and obstruction of justice in an investigation of leaks of classified information to a newspaper. Federal prosecutors said Thomas Drake, 52, served as a source for many articles about the NSA in an unidentified newspaper, including articles that contained classified information.</p>
  • Hasan's E-Mail: 'I Can't Wait to Join You' in Afterlife

    11/19/2009 3:29:45 PM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 70 replies · 2,850+ views
    abc ^ | 11/19/09 | BRIAN ROSS and RHONDA SCHWARTZ
    United States Army Major Nidal Hasan told a radical cleric considered by authorities to be an al-Qaeda recruiter, "I can't wait to join you" in the afterlife, according to an American official with top secret access to 18 e-mails exchanged between Hasan and the cleric, Anwar al Awlaki, over a six month period between Dec. 2008 and June 2009.
  • NSA To Spend $1.8 Billion on New Data Center

    07/06/2009 4:36:22 PM PDT · by FromLori · 20 replies · 938+ views
    Techgeist ^ | 7/6/09
    The United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) is planning on spending around $1.8 billion to build itself a new, million square foot data center in Fort Williams, Utah, according to a document on military construction for 2009. This branching out is largely due to the fact that the NSA’s power bill is too much, so the move is in hopes of doing the same work in a place where electricity is cheaper. The initial infrastructure is for 65MW of power distribution, but it seems that the ultimate plan is to build a 5.8 million square foot “campus” at its current...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1.25.06

    01/25/2006 3:06:18 PM PST · by GretchenM · 272 replies · 3,379+ views
    yahoo.com, whitehouse.gov ^ | Wednesday January 25, 2006 | GretchenM
    Our American president went to the National Security Agency in Ft. Meade, Maryland, to speak with staff and address the press there. Click here for text of his remarks. He also spoke with former clerks of Judge Alito's. Laua Bush oversaw the "Coming Up Taller Awards" in the White House, an initiative of the U.S. President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities overseen by the first lady. This is for after-school events that promote the arts in youth. Welcome to Sanity Island!
  • Bush to visit NSA in defense of domestic spying

    01/20/2006 1:21:22 PM PST · by flixxx · 15 replies · 391+ views
    msnbc from ap ^ | 1 20 06 | ap
    Updated: 2:21 p.m. ET Jan. 20, 2006 WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is opening a campaign to push back against criticism of its domestic spying program, ahead of congressional hearings into whether President Bush has the legal authority to eavesdrop on Americans. President Bush will visit the ultra-secret National Security Agency on Wednesday, underscoring his claim that he has the constitutional authority to let intelligence officials listen in on international phone calls of Americans with suspected ties to terrorists. “We are stepping up our efforts to educate the American people,” White House press secretary Scott McClellan said about Bush’s trip...
  • BRAC Recommends Moving 23,000 Jobs Out of Arlington, Alexandria

    08/25/2005 9:36:50 AM PDT · by chambley1 · 37 replies · 972+ views
    WTOP ^ | Aug. 25, 2005 | MATTHEW BARAKAT
    McLEAN, Va. (AP) - A federal commission voted Thursday to move tens of thousands of military and civilian defense jobs from the close-in suburbs of northern Virginia to military bases outside the Capital Beltway despite concerns that such a massive jobs shift could create traffic nightmares. In May, the Pentagon recommended to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission that 23,000 military and civilian defense employees working in leased office space in the suburbs of Alexandria and Arlington County be relocated to military bases outside the Capital Beltway, including Fort Belvoir, Va., Fort Meade, Md., and Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va....
  • Spy agency launches recruiting campaign

    04/10/2004 8:19:58 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 191+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 4/10/04 | AP
    WASHINGTON - The highly secretive National Security Agency is looking to hire 7,500 workers over the next five years in the spy agency's largest recruiting campaign since the 1980s. A release posted on the agency's Web site said NSA plans to hire 1,500 workers by September, and another 1,500 in each of the next four years. Those with specialties in foreign languages, especially Arabic and Chinese, were encouraged to apply. NSA said it was boosting its staff "to meet the increasing needs of the ever-changing intelligence community."
  • Former Guantanamo Prison Chaplain Is Transferred to Fort Meade, Md.

    03/08/2004 12:04:41 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 2 replies · 287+ views
    Former Guantanamo Prison Chaplain Is Transferred to Fort Meade, Md. FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) - The Muslim Army chaplain accused of mishandling classified documents from the prison for terror suspects at the Guantanamo Naval Base has been transferred to a base in Maryland, his attorney said Monday. Capt. James Yee is charged with mishandling classified material, failing to obey an order, making a false official statement, adultery and conduct unbecoming an officer for allegedly downloading pornography on his government laptop. He remains free, but has been transferred from Fort Benning to Fort Meade, Md., attorney Eugene Fidell said. He...