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Federal agency administrator

John Donald Baker,, American federal agency administrator. Decorated Bronze Star, Joint Service Commendation medal, JCS Commendation, Defense Meritorious Service medal, National Defense Service medal, Republican of Viet Nam Commendation medal, Armed Force Reserve medal, Viet Nam Service medal.


Baker,, John Donald was born on January 20, 1938 in Brewer, Maine, United States. Son of John Donald and Helen Marie (Fallon) Baker.


Bachelor, University Maine, 1960. Master of Arts, Georgetown University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, 1985.


Clinical psychologist, Bangor (Maine) Eastern State Hospital, 1960-1961;top secret control officer, Headquarters Allied Forces Center Europe, Fontainbleau, France, 1963-1966;Executive officer, Assistant to the Chairman JCS for Strategic Arms Negotiations, Washington, 1968-1969;branch chief, Viet Cong Infrastructure Branch, United States Military Assistance Command, 1971-1972;senior strategic intelligence officer, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1978-1980;branch chief, Command Control & Communications, Washington, 1982-1985;senior intelligence specialist, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, 1985-1990;special assistant to director, Air Force Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1990-1995;retired. Consultant Analytical Assessment Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1980-1981, Pacific Sierra Research Corporation, Arlington, 1981-1982. Professor Soviet studies Defense Intelligence School, Washington, 1980.


Lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1960-1980. Member International Institute for Strategic Studies, United States Strategic Institute, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies, United States Hypnosis Society, Phi Alpha Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, photography, swimming, skin/scuba diving, music.


Married Glenda M. Farrell, November 18, 1962. Children: John Donald III, Daniella Helen Marie, Glenn Joseph.

John Donald Baker,

Helen Marie (Fallon) Baker,

Glenda M. Farrell

John Donald III Baker,

Daniella Helen Marie Baker,

Glenn Joseph Baker,