Daniel Walsh Becomes Full-Time Director of Pentagon Force Protection Agency

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Daniel Walsh has been promoted to director of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) after he held the role on an acting basis for two years.

He provided guidance for pandemic response and facility security efforts at the Pentagon while leading the federal law enforcement organization, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

The 13-year PFPA veteran will continue to oversee agency services to protect assets throughout the Pentagon Reservation and facilities DOD personnel occupy within the National Capital Region.

Walsh also served as the agency’s deputy director from September 2017 to November 2021 with responsibility for strategic security and technology programs.

He came to PFPA in 2008 from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, where he supervised analysis of and response to hazardous material incidents.

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