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Arthur C. Lundahl

As the father of modern imagery analysis, Arthur Lundahl briefed President John F. Kennedy on critical intelligence issues. As head of the National Photographic Interpretation Center — a predecessor to NGA — Lundahl kept Kennedy informed of Soviet movements during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He has been honored by presidents and was even inducted into the Order of the British Empire with the rank of Honorary Knight Commander by Queen Elizabeth II.

Lundahl was inducted into the GEOINT Hall of Fame in 2001.

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