Senate Confirms Vice Adm. Joseph Maguire to National Counterterrorism Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement on the confirmation of Vice Admiral Joseph Maguire, USN (Ret.) to be Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC):

“I am pleased to see Vice Admiral Maguire confirmed to lead the National Counterterrorism Center. Vice Adm. Maguire’s nearly four-decade career in the United States Navy – including commands in the Navy SEALs, the Naval Special Warfare Command, and as Deputy Director for Strategic Operational Planning at NCTC – makes him an excellent choice for this important national security post. I look forward to his continued service to our country and to working with him in the years to come as our Committee assesses growing and evolving threats at home and abroad.”