Navy Adm. Mike Rogers ’81

Commander of U.S. Cyber Command & Director of the National Security Agency

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After a career in the military spanning more than 35 years, U.S. Navy Adm. Mike S. Rogers currently serves as director of the National Security Agency, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and chief of the Central Security Service. He has worked in cryptology and signals intelligence, recently helping write the Navy’s strategy for cyber warfare and “information dominance” in the Internet age. As the director of intelligence for the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2009-2011, he regularly briefed the top leaders of the armed forces and the civilians who run the U.S. Department of Defense. Rogers assumed his present duties in March 2014. A 1981 graduate, he and his wife, Dana, live in Fort George G. Meade, Md.