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federal agency administrator , military officer

Patrick M. Hughes, American federal agency administrator, retired military officer. Decorated Defense Distinguished Service award (3 times), Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (3 times), Purple Heart; recipient National Intelligence Distinguished Service medal, Central Intelligence Agency Director's medal, Director's award for Distinguished Service from the Executive Office of the President Office of National Drug Control Policy.


Hughes, Patrick M. was born on September 19, 1942 in Great Falls, Montana, United States.


Bachelor of Science, Montana State University, 1968. Master of Arts in Business Management, Central Michigan University, 1978. Graduate, United States Army Command & General Staff College.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Montana State University. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Jt. Military Intelligence College.


Commissioned officer United States Army, 1962, advanced through grades to lieutenant general, 1996, retired, 1999. Director Defense Intelligence Agency, 1996—1999. President PMH Enterprises LLC.

Assistant secretary for information analysis United States Department Homeland Security, Washington, since 2003.


Married Karlene Kay Nuber, April 1962. 2 children.

Karlene Kay Nuber