Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (N2/N6) and Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI)
Vice Admiral David Dorsett was born in
Dorsett’s subsequent operational assignments included duty as: deputy assistant chief of staff for intelligence for commander, 6th Fleet; intelligence officer on USS Ranger (CV 61) deployed for Operations Southern Watch and Restore Hope; assistant chief of staff for intelligence for commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command during Operations Desert Fox, Southern Watch and Resolute Response; and command of the Joint Intelligence Center, U.S. Central Command.
During his initial shore duty, Dorsett served as an analyst and then operations officer at FOSIC U.S. Naval Forces Europe, providing intelligence support during
As a flag officer, Dorsett has served as: special assistant to the director of Naval Intelligence; director of Intelligence (J2), U.S. Pacific Command; director for Intelligence (J2), U.S. Joint Staff; and, director of Naval Intelligence (N2), CNO. In November 2009, Dorsett assumed office as the first deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (N2/N6).
Dorsett possesses significant experience in national security affairs (Europe, the
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