(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Personal: Birth date: March 17, 1945
Birth place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Birth name: Michael Vincent Hayden
Father: Harry Hayden
Mother: Sadie Hayden
Marriage: Jeanine (Carrier) Hayden
Children: Margaret, Michael, Liam
Education: Duquesne University, B.A, 1967; Duquesne University, M.A., 1969
Military service: U.S. Air Force, General, 1967-2008
Other Facts: Is a four-star general.
Is a distinguished visiting professor at George Mason University.
Worked as a cab driver during college.
Timeline: January 1970-January 1972 - Analyst at Headquarters Strategic Air Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
January 1972-May 1975 - Chief of Current Intelligence Division at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
July 1975 - August 1979 - Academic Instructor at Reserve Officer Training Corps Program, St. Michael's College in Vermont.
June 1980-July 1982 - Chief of Intelligence, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, Osan Air Force Base, South Korea.
1984-1986 - Air attaché, U.S. Embassy, Bulgaria.
1986-1989 - Political-Military Affairs Officer, U.S. Air Force Headquarters.
1989-1991 - Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control, National Security Council.
1991-1993 - Chief, Secretary of the Air Force Staff Group.
1993-1995 - Director of Intelligence, U.S. European Command.
1996-1997 - Commander, Air Intelligence Agency, and Director, Joint Command and Control Warfare Center.
1997-1999 - Deputy Chief of Staff, United Nations Command and U.S. Forces Korea.
1999-2005 - Director of the National Security Agency.
April 2005 - Is appointed principal deputy director of national intelligence.
May 8, 2006 - President Bush nominates Hayden to be director of the CIA.
May 30, 2006 - Is sworn in as the director of the CIA.
February 5, 2008 - During congressional testimony, Hayden acknowledges for the first time, that the CIA has used waterboarding in the interrogations of detainees.
2008 - Retires from the Air Force.
February 13, 2009 - Leon Panetta is sworn in as the new director of the CIA.
April 2009 - Joins the Chertoff Group, a security consulting firm founded by Michael Chertoff, former Department of Homeland Security secretary.