Joseph Maguire

United States Navy admiral

Joseph Maguire (born 1952) is an American military personnel. He is the current acting Director of National Intelligence since August 2019. He is also the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center since December 2018.

Joseph Maguire
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Acting Director of National Intelligence
Assumed office
August 15, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byDan Coats
Director of the National Counterterrorism Center
Assumed office
December 27, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byRussell Travers (acting)
Personal details
Born1952 (age 67–68)
New York City, New York, U.S.
EducationManhattan College (BS)
Naval Postgraduate School (MS)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1974−2010
RankUS-O9 insignia.svg Vice Admiral
CommandsUnited States Naval Special Warfare Command

He retired from the United States Navy as a Vice Admiral in 2010 after 36 years of military service.[1] He was the Deputy Director for Strategic Operational Planning at National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC).[2]


  1. "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. June 22, 2018. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
  2. "NCTC:Press Room". Retrieved 2008-03-05.