ARTHUR A. ZUEHLKEDeputy Director for MASINT and Technical Collection,Defense Intelligence Agency Mr. Zuehlke was appointed to his current position as the Deputy Director, Directorate for MASINT and Technical Collections, in April 2003.Mr. Zuehlke grew up in Southern California and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of California at Riverside.He attended Graduate School with a teaching fellowship at Georgetown University, receiving a Master of Arts in Government (International Politics).Prior to government employment, Mr. Zuehlke worked as a political scientist specializing in Soviet Affairs at the Strategic Studies Center of SRI International, a major research institute with local offices in Roslyn, Virginia.Mr. Zuehlke joined DIA in 1977 as the Professor of Strategic Intelligence (Soviet Affairs) at the Defense Intelligence School.In 1980, he transferred to the Directorate for Research, Soviet/Warsaw Pact Division, serving as the Senior Analyst in the Political-Military Affairs Branch, and Chief of Command, Control, Communications (C3), and the Electronic Warfare Branch.In January 1988, Mr. Zuehlke was appointed the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, and selected for the post of Special Assistant for Soviet/Warsaw Pact Military-Political Affairs, in DIA's Directorate for Research.
In early 1989, he
was selected for the post of Defense Intelligence Officer for USSR and Eastern Europe.In 1992, this position was renamed as the DIO for Russia and Eurasia.In January 1995, Mr. Zuehlke was appointed as Chief of the Transnational Warfare Group with responsibility for counterterrorism, coutnerdrug, information warfare, joint warfare support, and counterproliferation activities.
In December 2000, Mr. Zuehlke
was appointed as the Chief Defense Collection Group
, Directorate for Operations. Mr. Zuehlke
has received numerous performance awards, among them the Defense Intelligence Agency Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, the Defense Intelligence Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Medal, the National Medal of Achievement, Department of Defense Civilian Meritorious Service Medal, the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal and the Presidential Rank, Meritorious Executive.