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Dennis Blair is president of the Institute for Defense Analyses, a national security-focused think-tank in the Washington D.C. area. The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) is a non-profit corporation that administers three federally funded research and development centers to assist the United States Government in addressing important national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise. ... Security measures taken to protect the Houses of Parliament in London, England. ... A think tank is a research institute or other organization providing advice and ideas on problems of policy, commerce, and military interest, and are often associated with military laboratories, corporations, academia, or other institutions. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...

Blair was born in Kittery, Maine in 1946, a 6th generation naval officer. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968 as a Rhodes Scholar. He served as a White House Fellow from 1975 to 1976 with Wesley Clark and Marshall Carter, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange. Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Navy is also:- shorthand for Navy Blue the nickname of the United States Naval Academy A navy is the branch of the armed forces of a nation that operates primarily on water. ... Teamwork: Fourth Class Midshipmen lock arms and use ropes made from uniform items as they brace themselves climbing the Herndon Monument The United States Naval Academy, or USNA, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Rhodes House in Oxford Rhodes Scholarships were created by Cecil John Rhodes. ... The White House Fellows program was established by American President Lyndon B. Johnson in October 1964. ... Wesley Clark This article is about the general. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world, although its trading volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph {pdf}) during the 1990s. ...

His last job in the military was Commander-in-Chief of U.S. Pacific Command, the highest ranking officer over all U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific region. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 2002. Blair currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia. Commander-in-Chief (in NATO-lingo often C-in-C or CINC pronounced sink) is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state. ... The United States Pacific Command operates from suburban Honolulu in south central Oahu at the Nimitz-MacArthur Pacific Command Center. ... Map of the Pacific Rim and List of the Pacific Rim Nations The USS Abraham Lincoln Battle Group along with ships from Australia, Chile, Japan, Canada, and Korea speed towards Honolulu in RIMPAC 2000. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Old Town Alexandria, viewed from the west, as seen from the observation deck of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. ...

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Dennis Blair was born on Saturday, June 5, 1954, in Middletown, Ohio.
Blair was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 26, 1974, with the Montreal Expos.
Dennis Blair Autograph on a 1976 Topps (#642)
The Avalon Project : Adm. Dennis C. Blair Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command Media Roundtable Hanoi, Vietnam; ... (4385 words)
Blair: I think what we will have is a combination of the American technical, strength on the technical side of warfare and also the experience that we have gained in other parts of the world in unconventional operations.
Blair: I think cooperation in the areas that I mentioned -- combating terrorism, in humanitarian assistance, in international peace operations under the UN charter, in cooperating against narcotics, in cooperating against international crime are all areas in which we can work together in the future.
Blair: I think that on the U.S. side there is -- The only part of the past that we intend to carry into the future is the Joint Task Force for Full Accounting, the continued pressed effort to ensure that we have the fullest possible accounting for the still 2,000 missing people that we have.
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