- Associated Press - Monday, February 9, 2015

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The FBI has named its special agent in charge of its Norfolk division.

Director James B. Comey named John S. Adams to the post on Monday. Adams most recently served as deputy assistant director of the counterterrorism division. He also led the strategic operations and intelligence analysis branch at FBI headquarters.

Adams began his career as a special agent with the FBI in 1997. He was involved in the investigation into the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya, the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen and the 2003 bombings of three residential compounds in Saudi Arabia.

Before joining the FBI, Adams was a special agent of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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