US Senate passes resolution recognizing NGA’s 20th anniversary

nga-1In recognition of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and its 20th anniversary, the U.S. Senate adopted Senate Resolution 607, NGA announced December 1.

The resolution states that NGA provided geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT, support to United States policymakers and military commanders in war and peacetime during significant national security and natural disaster events.

The resolution states, “NGA continues to support warfighters and intelligence operators with dedicated efforts in global counterterrorism, counterproliferation, mission readiness, safety of navigation, and future weapons development.”

The resolution expresses gratitude to the men and women of the agency for their continued efforts to provide timely, relevant and accurate geospatial intelligence support and deliver advantages to warfighters, defense planners and national security policymakers.

The resolution was sponsored by Sens. Roy Blunt, Mark Warner, Claire McCaskill, Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein.

Source: NGA