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John Shanahan

Former director, JAIC

John (Jack) Shanahan retired from the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant general after a 36-year military career. His final assignment was as the inaugural Director of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.

We Need a Goldwater-Nichols Act for Emerging Technology

The 1986 law made joint experience a prerequisite for high rank. We must do the same for technological facility.