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Events

Cyber Intelligence War 2000 to Present

Starting from Titan Rain to present with Nation State Actors conducting Cyber Espionage
Wires and Cyber  Cyber Defenders
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Iraq

Operation Iraqi Liberation
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Afghanistan

Operation Enduring Freedom
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Somalia and the Battle of Mogadishu

Task Force Ranger was created in August 1993, and deployed to Somalia in September. Task Force Ranger consisted of various elite special forces units from Army, Air Force and Navy special services: U.S. Army Rangers from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment; C Squadron, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), better known as “Delta Force”; helicopters flown by 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment; Air Force Combat Controllers; Air Force Pararescuemen; and Navy SEALs. As a multi-disciplinary joint special forces operation, Task Force Ranger reported to Joint Special Operations Command, led by Major General William F. Garrison.
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Desert Storm/Desert Shield 1990-91

Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war in the Persian Gulf region waged by United States-led coalition forces from 34 nations against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
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Panama, Operation Just Cause, 1989

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Grenada, Operation Urgent Fury 1983

Operation Urgent Fury, it was triggered by the house arrest on 12 October 1983 and murder of the leader (19 October 1983) of the coup which had brought a revolutionary government to power for the preceding four years.
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Vietnam

Main War Years

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Post-War Years

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Cold War

Cold War – Worldwide

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Intelligence Community

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Cold War Tours in Germany

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Cold War in United States

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Organizations

Department of Defense

The Department of Defense is America’s oldest and largest government agency. With our military tracing its roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the Department of Defense has grown and evolved with our nation.  (CLICK on branch of service links.)

Army Page

Navy

Marine Corps

Air Force

Coast Guard

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Department of Energy

 

Dept of Energy Forestall Building sign in Wash DC Forestall Building

Department of Homeland SecurityDepartment of Homeland Security Seal

The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector.
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Department of Justice

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Department of State

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