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Monday, 21 April 2014 00:00

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, left, presented Ted Barco, director of UGA's Student Veterans Resource Center, with the National Intelligence Superior Service Medal April 14 during a ceremony in the Administration Building. The medal recognizes Barco's recent leadership of a program focused on the professional development of intelligence officers. Clapper, a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General, also presented student veterans with Honor Cords in recognition of their military service to the U.S. (Photo by Andrew Tucker)

James Clapper encourages students to consider public service careers

By Aaron Hale
April 21, 2014

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper challenged UGA students to consider a job in public service-be that in intelligence services or somewhere else in government-during the Charter Lecture at the Chapel April 14.

"We need bright young women and men like you everywhere in government," Clapper said. "Serving is better than making a ton of money or skating through a life of leisure."

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