SOURCE: Command Information, Inc.

April 21, 2008 09:00 ET

Command Information Appoints NSA Veteran to Board of Directors

Lieutenant General Minihan Adds Additional Public Sector Experience

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Command Information, the premier provider of next generation network services, today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Kenneth A. Minihan (Ret.) to the company's Board of Directors.

Lt. Gen. Minihan adds more than 45 years of public sector leadership experience including serving as the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Security Service (CSS), as well as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) during the Clinton Administration. He is currently Managing Director of Paladin Capital Group, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm that provides expansion capital for growing companies.

"Lt. Gen. Minihan has invaluable experience in global and national information technology operations," said Jerry Edgerton, CEO of Command Information. "He will bring knowledge and resources that will not only assist in the company expanding its federal market share, but also prove an important asset to increasing our commercial presence."

Lt. Gen. Minihan joins an impressive group of business executives and federal marketplace leaders already seated on the Command Information Board of Directors. The Board is charged with providing guidance and direction to continue company growth.

Prior to Lt. Gen. Minihan's service at the NSA, CSS, and DIA, he served the military in various capacities for over 30 years, playing vital roles in the selection of technology solutions to solve national security requirements. In addition, he helped set the standards for information enterprise applications. Among his many awards and decorations are the National Security Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.

From 1999-2005, Lt. Gen. Minihan served as President of the Security Affairs Support Association, and helped found its descendent organization, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. He is a member of numerous national organizations, including the Air Force Association and the National Military Intelligence Association.

Lt. Gen. Minihan holds a Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University, a Master of Arts from the Naval Postgraduate School, and completed the Executive Development programs at Harvard and Illinois University.

About Command Information

Herndon, VA-based Command Information is the premier provider of next generation networking services to Fortune 1000 and government entities. The company provides the services, training, and tools necessary to migrate networks, as well as to enhance and enable edge applications to take advantage of next generation Internet capabilities. Command Information is backed by investment from global private equity firm The Carlyle Group, Paladin Capital, and Novak Biddle. For more information on Command Information, please visit www.commandinformation.com.

About Paladin Capital Group

Headquartered in Washington D.C., Paladin Capital Group is a leading multi-stage private equity firm providing capital for growing companies whose principal business centers on products and services that address homeland security issues and needs. Paladin has over $750 million under management across multiple funds and 32 portfolio companies. Importantly, the fund's leadership is comprised of individuals with a proven track record of financial expertise, national security experience and specialized technical competence. For more information, see www.paladincapgroup.com.

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