Decision on Possible Air Force Role for NRO Chief Could Happen This Month

By Sebastian Sprenger / September 1, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Debate within the Pentagon and the intelligence community about giving the National Reconnaissance Office director a simultaneous post in the Air Force could be resolved "in the next month or so," Donald Kerr, the new NRO chief, said today. "There are discussions going on, at the Pentagon and at the [national intelligence director's office] about what's needed," he told a group of reporters. The officials are trying to decide whether a formal function for the NRO chief within the Air...

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