Title: Charlie Meals Visits GEO

Release Date: 2016-12-07

Document Date: 2004-04-13

Description: The deputy director visited the Geospatial Exploitation Office, meeting with analysts and mission managers supporting the war on terror.

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(U//FOUO) Charlie Meals Visits GEO
FROM:
Geospatial Exploitation (S2L)
Run Date: 04/13/2004
FROM:

Geospatial Exploitation (S2L)
(U//FOUO) Mr. Charlie Meals, the Deputy SIGINT Director, visited the Geospatial Exploitation
Office (GEO) on 7 April 2004, meeting with analysts across the Operations Division to gain a
better appreciation for the criticality and complexity of GEO's mission. Hosted by Ms. Cyndi
Beck, Acting Chief of GEO, Mr. Meals was accompanied by his executive officer,
,
and spent nearly two hours getting demonstrations and briefings on the various missions and
operations being worked within GEO.
(S//SI) The visit began in the epicenter of GEO - the operations watch floor. Senior Watch
Officer ENS
briefed on hot topics of the day including support to operations in
Fallujah; ongoing activity in Afghanistan; and continuing support to CENTCOM (Central
Command) and EUCOM (European Command) missions. Mission superintendents SSG
and MSgt Larry Werner offered comprehensive information on each desk within the
watch, highlighting respective ongoing and ad hoc tasks that each desk worked.
provided details on the tasking, collection, tipping and reporting of GEO's efforts to analyze
personal communications systems.
(S//SI) Mr. Meals next moved to a series of discussions with analysts and mission managers
within GEO operations to include:
Iraq Terrorism Development Center Operations Chief (on a detail from GEO
to the ITDC) along with GEO and CT integrees within the Center discussed their target
development work and support to theater war fighters.
ONI integree offered insight into the collaboration efforts with GEO, NSGA Ft
Gordon, ONI, NGA and NAVCENT on how interdictions within the CENTCOM AOR (Area of
Responsibility)
: second-term Intelligence Analysis intern, briefed on his support to the Spring
Offensive through tailored reporting on several high value targets.
and
: NGA integrees to GEO, highlighted their contributions
to the joint analytic and reporting mission.
(U//FOUO) Mr. Meals was engaged throughout the visit, asking numerous process and mission
questions. He commended personnel for their continuing commitment to the global war on
terrorism and took the opportunity to present SID coins to several individuals and teams within
GEO. It was evident that Charlie valued GEO's work and the dedication of all personnel involved.

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