Trump has nominated a candidate to head homeland security

Nakasone participated in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

Photo: army.mil

The US President Donald trump has nominated Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone for the post of head of the national security Agency (NSA) and Cyber command of the United States. On 14 February on Twitter informed the trump’s special assistant and White house coordinator for cybersecurity, Rob Joyce.

According to him, Nakasone – “an exceptional leader for two exceptional organizations with extensive experience in the field of cyber security”.

Congratulations to Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, nominated as Director of NSA & Commander,U. S. Cyber Command, a positon that will earn him his 4th star! An exceptional leader for two exceptional orginizations, he brings great experience and strong cyber background. @NSAGov @USCyberCommand pic.twitter.com/7rAX8QwbY0

— Rob Joyce (@RobJoyce45) 13 fierce 2018 R.

Nakasone candidacy must be approved by the U.S. Senate.

Nakasone began his service in the U.S. army in 1986, he participated in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2016, was appointed head of the Cyber command of land forces of the United States.

In early January, the current NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers said he will retire in the spring of 2018. He headed the Agency since 2014.

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