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Michael Vincent Hayden
Michael Hayden
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch Flag of the United States Air Force United States Air Force
Years of service 1967–2008
Rank General
Awards Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal (2)
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Michael Vincent Hayden
20th Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
In office
May 30, 2006 – February 12, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Porter J. Goss
Succeeded by Leon Panetta
Personal details
Born March 17, 1945 (1945-03-17) (age 74)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Profession Military Officer

Michael Hayden (born March 17, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was the head of the CIA from 2006 to 2009. On 24 May 2006, he was voted as the new head of the CIA by the United States Senate. He was the director of the NSA from 1999 to 2005. The NSA and CIA are both spy agencies. He has worked as a spy since 1970.

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