For Immediate Release
FBI National Press Office
NEW PRINCIPAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR AT NCTC
Scott Redd (VADM, USN-ret.),
Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), announced today
that he has selected Kevin R. Brock, a 22-year veteran of the FBI, to be
the Principal Deputy Director of NCTC.
Brock, 51, who has served
as the Assistant Director of the FBI's Directorate of Intelligence since
June 2004, will succeed Arthur M. Cummings II, 46, a career FBI officer who
will be returning to the Bureau in a senior management position.
In this position, Brock
will assist Admiral Redd in carrying out NCTC's two core missions: serving
as the primary organization for the US government for analysis and integration
of all terrorism intelligence; and conducting strategic operational planning
for counterterrorism activities integrating all instruments of US national
"I'm delighted that
Kevin will be joining NCTC," Admiral Redd said, noting that he had considered
several candidates from throughout the Intelligence Community for the position. "Kevin's
intelligence and counterterrorism background makes him extremely well qualified
to tackle this new assignment - a role that is critical to the security of
Prior to serving as Assistant
Director of the Directorate of Intelligence, Brock served as Special Agent
in Charge of the Cincinnati Division. Previous assignments included Special
Assistant to the FBI's Deputy Director and field assignments in Detroit,
Seattle, Los Angeles, and Albuquerque. In 1987, while serving in Los Angeles,
Brock was assigned to one of the country's first Joint Terrorism Task Forces.
Admiral Redd praised Cummings,
who served as Principal Deputy of NCTC since November 2004, for his "outstanding
contributions" to the Center, particularly his work in helping to implement
the comprehensive intelligence reform legislation and develop a national
level counterterrorism strategic operational planning capability.
has played an indispensable role in the progress NCTC has made," Admiral
Redd said. "Working
with him has been terrific, both professionally and personally."
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National Counterterrorism Center
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