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Gary Douglas Perdue to Head Pittsburgh FBI

Gary Douglas Perdue/fbi photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Gary Douglas Perdue has been tapped to head up the Pittsburgh office of the FBI.

Perdue had last served as chief of the Counterproliferation Center in the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate at FBI Headquarters.

Perdue began his career with the FBI as a contract language specialist in 1985. He became a special agent in 1989 and first worked in Detroit where he worked counterterrorism and narcotics.

In 1996, he was assigned to the International Terrorism Operations Section at FBI Headquarters as a program manager and later as chief of the Radical Fundamentalists Unit.

He led responses to the 1998 East Africa bombings, the 1999 Egypt Air investigation, as well as multiple domestic and international terrorism investigations.

He was promoted to international terrorism program coordinator and squad supervisor of a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in the Baltimore Division in 2001.

In 2006, Perdue was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Branch in the Washington Field Office.

In 2008, he was promoted to chief of the Investigations and Operations Section in the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate and, in 2009, he became the chief to the Countermeasures and Preparedness Section.

In February 2012, he was picked to be chief of the FBI’s Counterproliferation Center, which combines the resources of the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Counterintelligence Division, and the Directorate of Intelligence.