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Profile: Kenneth deGraffenreid

Positions that Kenneth deGraffenreid has held:

  • Deputy National Counterintelligence Executive
  • Formerly Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Support
  • Senior Director of Intelligence Programs, National Security Council (1981-1987)
  • Senior professional staff member, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (1977-81)
  • Senior Fellow on Intelligence, National Strategy Information Center
  • Captain, U.S Navy Reserves

Kenneth deGraffenreid was a participant or observer in the following events:

Stephen Cambone, the new Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, acquires control of all of the Pentagon’s special access programs (SAPs) related to the war on terrorism. SAPs, also known as “black” programs, are so secret that “some special access programs are never fully briefed to Congress.” SAPs were previously monitored by Kenneth deGraffenreid, who unlike Cambone (see February 4, 2003), had experience in counter-intelligence programs. DeGraffenreid quits a short time later. Cambone is considered very close to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. [New Yorker, 5/24/2004]

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