Flag portrait of ADM Michael S. Rogers, USN (Ret.)


ADM Michael S. Rogers, USN (Ret.)


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Admiral Michael Rogers retired in June 2018 after nearly 37 years of service, culminating his career with more than four years leading U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA). Starting his career as a surface warfare officer and ultimately transitioning to duty as a cryptology warfare officer, he served around the globe afloat and ashore, focusing on maritime operations, intelligence, and cyber.


Admiral Rogers is an NROTC graduate of Auburn University, holds a master of science in national security, is a distinguished graduate of the National War College, and is a graduate of highest distinction from the Naval War College. He is a Seminar XXI Fellow and a Harvard Senior Executive in National Security alum. He has commanded at the unit, numbered fleet, and service component level and at the sub-unified level and ran the largest intelligence organization in the U.S. government at NSA, as well as its newest unified command in U.S. Cyber Command.