LTG (Ret.) Michael Nagata
Lieutenant General (Retired) Michael K. Nagata is a Strategic Advisor and Senior Vice President at CACI, and the Owner of Hanada Bridge, LLC. LTG(R) Nagata served as Director, Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center and the Commander of Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT). Throughout his career, he served in various positions within Army Special Forces and a Special Missions Unit (SMU) as a Troop Commander, Operations Officer, Squadron Commander, and SMU Commander. After graduating from the National War College, Lieutenant General Nagata served in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. He then served within the Intelligence Community as a Deputy Director for Counter Terrorism. As a general officer, he has served as the Deputy Chief, Office of the Defense Representative to Pakistan (ODRP), the Deputy Director for Special Operations and Counter Terrorism (J-37) of the Joint Staff, and Commander, SOCCENT.