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Director of Operations

MG Mark R. Quantock was appointed Military Deputy of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on December 22, 2013.
 
As NGA's senior ranking military officer, he is a member of the NGA Command Element, where he advises the Director on the Combat Support Agency functions and provides a uniformed military perspective to the NGA Board of Directors. MG Quantock manages NGA combat support and other functions in 35 locations embedded with military mission partners. He oversees NGA's Expeditionary Operations, which consists of 250 NGA personnel deployed worldwide in direct support of Combatant Commanders. Additionally, his office interfaces with the Joint Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense and manages 445 active duty military billets across the NGA enterprise. 
 
MG Quantock received his commission from New Mexico Military Institute. He has a BA from the State University of New York (SUNY), Plattsburg and Masters Degrees from Central Michigan and the National War College. MG Quantock has served in a variety of Military Intelligence, staff, and command positions. His most recent assignment was as the Deputy Director for Trans-Regional Policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, DC. Previous key staff assignments include Chief CJ-2 International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan; G3, Army Cyber Command/2nd US Army, Ft Belvoir, VA. His other combat assignments include Intelligence Advisor/Liaison Officer for Joint Forces Command-East, OPERATION DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Saudi Arabia; Commander, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, V Corps, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq.
 
MG Quantock lives at Fort Belvoir, Virginia with his wife Rebecca. They have three adult children. MG Quantock is authorized to wear the Defense Superior Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC), Legion of Merit with three OLCs, Bronze Star with OLC, and numerous other personal and unit awards.
 
Aug. 5, 2014