Ann Z. Caracristi
|Ann Z. Caracristi|
|Deputy Director of the NSA|
1 April 1980 – 30 July 1982
|Preceded by||Robert E. Drake|
|Succeeded by||Robert E. Rich|
|Born||Ann Zeilinger Caracristi
February 1, 1921
Bronxville, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Russell Sage College, Federal Executive Institute|
|Profession||cryptanalyst, intelligence consultant and official|
Ann Zeilinger Caracristi (born February 1, 1921) is an American cryptanalyst, former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, where she served at various positions over a 40-year career. She served as a member of the Secretary of Defense Joint Security Commission and President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. She became the first woman at NSA to be promoted to GS-18 rank, in 1975. She was born in Bronxville, New York.
- 1980 - Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award.
- Ann Z. Caracristi short biography on the NSA website.
- Biographical Information on the Federation of American Scientists website.
Robert E. Drake
|Deputy Director of the National Security Agency
April 1980 – July 1982
Robert E. Rich
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