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Abby Lorfeld

U.S. Navy


Last updated: Oct 8, 2020

Abby Lorfeld is a Navy Intelligence Officer and serves as a Joint Intel Planner for Defense Intelligence Agency. She previously served as the Senior Intelligence Officer for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group TWO in Virginia Beach, VA. She has experience planning and conducting operational intelligence, with a focus on the Russia problem set. She previously served as a Surface Warfare Officer with deployments to the Middle East and South America. Abby earned her Bachelor of Science in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2007 and a Master’s in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

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