General Raduege served 35 years in the U.S. military. He worked in the areas of technology, including telecommunications, space, information, and network operations. He served more than 17 years in joint duty assignments and four times as a Federal activity CIO. As the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, he led DOD global network operations. In that role, he directed planning, engineering, and implementation of interoperable communications and intelligence systems serving the President, Secretary of Defense, and all military Services. Notably, he led efforts to restore communications to the Pentagon following the September 11th terrorist attacks; upgraded Presidential communications; and led the successful expansion of the Department’s Global Information Grid through a $1 billion transformational communications program. Concurrently, as the Manager of the National Communications System, he led the prioritization of communications restoration throughout New York City following the September 11th terrorist attacks.