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NRO Directors

Mr. Martin C. Faga
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space, 1989-1993

Mr. Faga directed the declassification of the existence of the NRO following more than 30-years of secrecy. He revolutionized NRO support to the military, downgraded the classification of NRO products, and appointed a Deputy Director for Military Support. Mr. Faga initiated the transition from separate Central Intelligence Agency, Air Force, and Navy programs into functional directorates of signals, imagery, and communications.

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