Book An oral history of MG Richard J. Quirk III, USA Retired / interviewed by Michael G. Knapp ; edited by Zachary M. Matusheski and Kenton Emlet.
Associated Name: Knapp, Michael G., interviewer.
Associated Name: Matusheski, Zachary M., editor.
Associated Name: Emlet, Kenton, editor.
Associated Name: US Army Military History Institute. Oral History Branch, issuing body.
Associated Name: Army War College (U.S.), publisher.
Publication year: 2016.
Call Number U53.2 .Q57 2016
Media class: Book
Publisher: Carlisle, Pennsylvania : U.S. Army Military History Institute
Interview conducted in 2006.
Publication date based on signed user agreement (Appendix A).
"This oral history transcript has been produced ... as a part of the US Army War College/US Army Military History Institute's AY 2006, Senior Leader Debriefing Program"--Foreword.
Prepared under the auspices of the Military History Institute's Oral History Branch.
Interviewed by Michael G. Knapp ; edited by Zachary M. Matusheski and Kenton Emlet.
Series title: Senior Leader Debriefing Program
Extent: vi, 52 pages ; 28 cm.
Basic background on Major General Richard Quirk -- Guidance Major General Quirk received -- Reporting structure at the National Security Agency [NSA] -- Inter-service relationships -- Comments on transitions into the NSA position -- Military personnel and the NSA from a career standpoint -- Mentoring Army personnel for the NSA : a critical goal -- How Quirk learned customer needs -- Leadership style described -- Command of the NSA versus other commands -- Using ideas from the military to address problems in the NSA -- Where General Quirk spends his most time -- Innovation and other accomplishments at NSA -- Managing vision as a major challenges -- Technology and change at the NSA -- Advice about turf fights at the NSA -- Comments on active versus reserve integration -- Comments on training with an emphasis on the customer -- How to measure a worker's value -- How to motivate workers -- Ethics and gift giving at the NSA -- Comments on civilian leadership -- Resource concerns at the NSA -- Future problems at the NSA -- Advice on coming into the NSA -- Looking at the Army from the NSA -- Comments on interview process.