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Don L. Durham, who has received many awards during 31 years of government service, is retiring as deputy technical director of the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command.
He will become chief executive officer of Innovative Strategic Advanced Systems of New Orleans.

Durham since 1989 was the top civilian manager and scientific adviser for the command, located at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. He had joined the command in 1986 as assistant chief of staff for program integration. Before that, he worked at what is now the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis and the Army Corps of Engineers' Waterways Experiment Station.

His honors include the Secretary of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award and the Presidential Meritorious and Distinguished Achievement awards.

Keith L. Lourdeau is the new chief of the FBI's Cyber-Crime Section. FBI director Robert S. Mueller III made the appointment earlier this month.

Since February of last year, Lourdeau had been in charge of the FBI's St. Louis office. He previously was detailed to the CIA to target organized crime. Lourdeau joined the FBI in 1986 and has worked in the Chicago and Little Rock, Ark., field offices.

Mueller also named Thomas W. Richardson assistant director of the Investigative Technologies Division. He formerly was acting deputy assistant director of the Criminal Investigation Division's Financial Crimes, Integrity in Government/Civil Rights, Operational Support and Administrative Branch.

Richardson worked in the Chicago, Omaha, Neb., and Washington field offices as well as in several management positions after joining the bureau in 1975.

Meanwhile, FBI executive assistant director Dale L. Watson has retired to start working for Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean, Va.

FBI executive assistant director Bruce J. Gebhart has been promoted to deputy director to oversee all investigative and operational matters. Gebhart is a 28-year FBI veteran.

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