Glenn A. Shockley, 83, died 3 October 2017, in Leesburg, VA. In 1956, Glenn earned a BS in Geological Engineering and a BS in Engineering Administration from Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. In 1957, he attended Naval Intelligence School at the Naval Officers Candidate School in Newport, RI after which he was assigned as an air intelligence officer on the Joint Staff, stationed in Taiwan. He retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant in 1961. Glenn began his civilian career at DIA which assigned him to the National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC, a joint CIA-DIA PHOTINT service organization). His initial assignment was as a Cuban specialist, and he was part of the NPIC team that first discovered Soviet missiles in Cuba leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962. His NPIC team played a major role in this crisis. Following the crisis, he became a naval specialist and the team leader of the Navy Unit before being promoted to division level management. In 1974, Glenn attended Air War College in Montgomery, AL and received a Master in Public Administration from Auburn University. During his career he received many performance and commendation awards. He is survived by his wife, Ann Jones, a brother, and other family.
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