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Washington, D.C. – Major promotable Timothy L. Lake a member of the Virgin Islands National Guard on assignment to the White House Military Office has been selected to Command The White House Communication Agency unit at Camp David, The Presidential Retreat. Major Lake is a Communication Officer in the US Army since 1985 upon graduating Distinguished Military Graduate from ROTC at North Carolina A&T State University. He has served honorably in 2nd Infantry Division, Korea, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, 1st Armor Division during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Germany and Commanded a Division Signal Company in 3rd Infantry Division, Germany from 1992 -1994. Major Lake served the Virgin Islands National Guard in a variety of position from 1994 – 1998 to include Battalion Adjutant, Territory Security Officer, Plans Operations and Military Support Officer during the recovery from Hurricane Marilyn, and Battalion Operations and Intelligences Officer for the then newly formed Water Supply Battalion on St. Thomas.

In 1998 Major Lake departed the Virgin Islands to attend the US Army Command and General Staff Officer College, Fort Leavenworth Kansas. Upon completion he was selected for a direct appointment to the White House Military Office, White House Communication Agency in 1999. Over the past two years he has served as Chief, Networks Division, responsible for telecommunication support to the President, and his Staff in Washington, DC. He has also traveled throughout the United States and around the world to places most of us dream about with the President, our Commander-In-Chief, as his Communications Officer.

Major Lake is the son of Dora Lake. He is a 1981 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School and a 1985 graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. He is married to his college sweetheart Robin and has four children: Timothy II, Phillip, twins Tiffany and Tivon.