25 Best Secret Service Code Names For Important People

Although Secret Service code names were originally intended for security (they date from a time when communication wasn’t encrypted), today they are used more for the sake of clarity and tradition. And it isn’t just presidents or first ladies that get code names. Foreign dignitaries, government officials, and even rock stars are all in on the fun too. See what you think of these 25 best secret service code names for important people.

25

Tempo

Laura BushImage: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Laura_Welch_Bush.jpg

Laura Bush

24

Mogul

Donald TrumpImage: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/8567813820

Donald Trump


23

Eagle

Bill ClintonImage: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:President_Bill_Clinton_2007.jpg

Bill Clinton

22

Trailblazer

George W. BushImage: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bush_Addresses_the_Nation_on_Immigration_Reform.jpg

George W. Bush


21

Renegade

Barack ObamaImag: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Barack_Obama_at_Las_Vegas_Presidential_Forum.jpg

Barack Obama



Information Source: The Secret Service of Alan Kahn, By Steven Scher. Image Credits: 1-2. Public Domain, 3. Dan Marsh via commons.wikimedia.org CC BY-SA 2.0, 4. John Paul II via Georgewbush-Whitehouse.archives.gov, 5. Public Domain, 6. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 7. Daniel Schwen via commons.wikimedia.org CC BY-SA 4.0, 8. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 9-12. Public Domain, 13. U.S. Embassy New Delhi via Flickr CC BY-ND 2.0, 14. Gage Skidmore via commons.wikimedia.org CC BY-SA 3.0, 15. Phil Roeder via Flickr CC BY 2.0, 16. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 17. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 18. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 19. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 20. Mark Taylor via commons.wikimedia.org CC BY 2.0, 21. Center for American Progress Action Fund from Washington, DC via commons.wikimedia.org CC BY-SA 2.0, 22. Public Domain, 23. Roger H. Goun via commons.wikimedia.org CC BY 2.0, 24. Gage Skidmore via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0, 25. Public Domain

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