Bobby Ray Inman

Inman at the LBJ Presidential Library in 2016

Retired United States Navy admiral who held several influential positions in the United States Intelligence Community.

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Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Graduate school at the University of Texas at Austin that was founded in 1970 to offer training in public policy analysis and administration for students that are very interested in pursuing careers in government and public affairs-related areas of the private and nonprofit sectors.

LBJ School exterior shot

7) Bobby Ray Inman (January 2005 – December 2005)

Blackwater (company)

American private military company founded on December 26, 1996 by former Navy SEAL officer Erik Prince as Blackwater, renamed Xe Services in 2009 and known as Academi since 2011 after it was acquired by a group of private investors.

Paul Bremer escorted by Blackwater Security guards
Blackwater logo introduced 2007 (top) and original logo (below)
Xe logo
Shooters take part in firearms training held at the U.S. Training Center in Moyock, North Carolina.
AWS CASA C-212 Aviocar in Afghanistan
Blackwater CASA 212 over Afghanistan dropping supplies to U.S. Army soldiers
A Blackwater Security Company MD-530F helicopter aids in securing the site of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad, in December 2004, during the Iraq War.

Academi's Board of Directors included former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former White House Counsel and Vice Presidential Chief of Staff Jack Quinn, retired Admiral and former NSA Director Bobby Ray Inman, and Texas businessman Red McCombs, who served as chairman of the board.

Mineola, Texas

City in the U.S. state of Texas in Wood County.

First Baptist Church
Select Theater
Amtrak Train Station
Beckham Hotel
United States Post Office, now a museum

Bobby Ray Inman, former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Naval Admiral, nominated by President Clinton to be secretary of defense of the United States

Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation

The first, and at one time one of the largest, computer industry research and development consortia in the United States.

The MCC headquarters building in Austin, Texas

In late 1982, several major computer and semiconductor manufacturers in the United States banded together and founded MCC under the leadership of Admiral Bobby Ray Inman, whose previous positions had been Director of the National Security Agency and Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Massey Energy

Coal extractor in the United States with substantial operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia.

Wolf Creek, October 22, 2000
Susan Rosenberg and Dr. James Hansen were arrested June 23, 2009, at the gates of Massey Energy-operated Goals Coal Company. At least 15 people were arrested protesting mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia.

Admiral Bobby Inman, former director, National Security Agency

Mineola High School (Texas)

Public high school located in Mineola, Texas in southern Wood County and classified as a 3A school by the UIL.

Notable alumni include retired Admiral Bobby Inman and country music singer Kacey Musgraves.

Rhonesboro, Texas

Unincorporated community in Upshur County, Texas, United States.

Sign at Contra Costa Centre Transit Village, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, north of the city of Walnut Creek.

Bobby Ray Inman, United States admiral, was born in Rhonesboro.

National Security Agency

National-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).

Black Chamber cryptanalytic work sheet for solving Japanese diplomatic cipher, 1919
Protesters against NSA data mining in Berlin wearing Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden masks
PRISM: a clandestine surveillance program under which the NSA collects user data from companies like Microsoft and Facebook.
Paul M. Nakasone, the director of the NSA.
Behind the Green Door – Secure communications room with separate computer terminals for access to SIPRNET, GWAN, NSANET, and JWICS
Headquarters at Fort Meade circa 1950s
National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, 2013
Due to massive amounts of data processing, NSA is the largest electricity consumer in Maryland.
Buckley Space Force Base in Colorado
Utah Data Center
RAF Menwith Hill has the largest NSA presence in the United Kingdom.
FROSTBURG was the NSA's first supercomputer, used from 1991 to 1997
STU-III secure telephones on display at the National Cryptologic Museum
National Cryptologic Memorial

NSA has been involved in debates about public policy, both indirectly as a behind-the-scenes adviser to other departments, and directly during and after Vice Admiral Bobby Ray Inman's directorship.

Inman Report

Report released in 1985 in response to the Marine barracks bombing and the April 1983 US Embassy bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.

A smoke cloud rises from the rubble of the bombed barracks at Beirut International Airport (BIA).

The report is usually known by the name of its chairman, Admiral Bobby Ray Inman, USN (Ret.)

International Signal and Control

U.S. defense contractor based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania that was involved in the manufacture of electronic missile subassemblies, navigation components, fuses, power supplies for proximity fuzes, and grenade technology.

In 1994, after Bobby Ray Inman requested to be withdrawn from consideration as Bill Clinton's first Defense Secretary, his critics speculated that the decision was motivated by a desire to conceal his links to ISC.