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20+ yrs, HUMINT Targeter, SOCOM SMU, All Source Analyst, Intelligence analysis, Counter-Terrorism analysis, TAC/TRIPWIRE, Proton, ICREACH, CCD, M3, AF-PAK SME, TS/SCI/CI POLY, BA

Clearance:
TS/SCI/CI POLY

Date of Clearance Adjudication:
March 14, 2013

Availability:
November 25, 2014 – November 30, 2030

Disability:
None

Current Passport:
United States
Expiration Date – April 07, 2019

Language:
– Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic

Desired Location:
Stateside
Overseas – Prefers not to deploy,

Highlight Write Up:
Approximately 14 years of experience in the Defense Community, with over 8 years’ experience in the Intelligence Community, both tactical and strategic, specifically focused on counter-terrorism. Extensive supervisory experience in the fields of both Defense and Intelligence. Comprehensive understanding of DoD Directives, Executive Orders, and policy and procedures in place in the Intelligence Community. Approximately 8 years’ experience in the production of Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs). Management skills include Overt HUMINT operations, Intelligence analysis, Counter-Terrorism analysis, HUMINT Targeting and instruction. Diverse knowledge of the Intelligence cycle and an in-depth understanding of Intelligence operations in terms of Overt HUMINT collection programs, including the HUMINT development cycle and Counter Terrorism issues. Expert knowledge in regards to the Afghanistan-Pakistan and Yemen areas of operations, specifically the tribal, cultural, social issues, and terrorist organizations and personalities specific to those regions. Additional experience in the areas of research, development, and delivery of professional briefings to diverse audiences.

Geo Location:
D.C. – Duration: 1 year

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 5
Perform HUMINT Targeting Assistance for a classified organization within the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), supporting both DIA Collection Requirements, as well as a SOCOM Special Mission Unit (SMU). Specific details can be discussed with those with proper clearance and ACCM read-on.

Skills Write Up:
HUMINT TARGETING OFFICER Sep 2014-Present
Circinus- DIA-SOCOM

Perform HUMINT Targeting Assistance for a classified organization within the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), supporting both DIA Collection Requirements, as well as a SOCOM Special Mission Unit (SMU). Specific details can be discussed with those with proper clearance and ACCM read-on.

ALL SOURCE ANALYST/INSTRUCTOR Oct 2013- Sep 2014
Circinus – INSCOM

Perform duties as an all source analyst/instructor within INSCOM, focused primarily on instruction in DCGS-A and the Multi-Function Work Station (MFWS), the Army’s program of record in all source analysis and tool sets. Perform platform instruction focused on Intelligence, counter-terrorism, hybrid threats, and associated groups and organizations. Actively participating in the development of the DCGS Advanced Production Course (DAPC), which will be the Army’s course of certification for advanced analysis. Perform additional duties as an instructor for the Counter-IED Analysis Training course (CIAT), which is primarily focused towards analysts deploying forward, and instructs on the use of DCGS, counter-terrorism and IED targeting, and geospatial analysis utilizing ArcGIS and Google Earth.

HUMINT TARGETING OFFICER
Circinus – DIA Oct 2012 – Oct 2013

Performed duties as a HUMINT targeting officer (HTO) on a specialized Task Force within the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Directorate of Operations (DO). Through the utilization of open source research, deep web research, SIGINT analysis, DNI and DNR, HUMINT reporting, network analysis and pattern of life, HUMINT leads were identified for future development and collection against intelligence collection requirements, specifically targeting terrorism related problem sets. HUMINT leads were primarily developed for Special Mission Units (SMUs) and Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTFs), as well as both Overt and Clandestine Detachments within DIA. Produced over 50 HUMINT leads for a SMU customer, primarily focused against a Foreign Government Intelligence Service, as well as a State sponsored Terrorist organization. Performed asset validation and ongoing development, as well as targeting support for customers who receive Operational Interest (OI) on HUMINT leads. Through the utilization of Financial intelligence and supply chain analysis, identified at least two companies serving as front companies for a Foreign Intelligence Service and one as a front company for a Foreign Terrorist Organization operating within the Western Hemisphere. Identified at least three individuals providing facilitation support to a designated Terrorist Organization. Identities were passed to a SMU and JTTF for follow-on action.

HUMINT INSTRUCTOR (DSDC)
Raytheon Technical Services – Ft. Huachuca, AZ Nov 2011 – May 2012

Performed duties as an instructor and role player at the Defense Strategic Debriefing Course (DSDC), under the HUMINT Training Joint Center of Excellence (HT-JCOE). Provided instruction in all aspects of overt HUMINT debriefings, to include all collection programs, the appropriate regulations governing those programs, approach strategies, rapport, collection requirements, and report writing. Report writing focused specifically on Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs), Biographical IIRs (BIO IIRs), Knowledgeability briefs (KBs), Basic Source Data (BSD) reports, and Contact Reports (CRs). Other duties included role-playing for students in all Overt collection program roles, as well as report grading and mentoring students. Instruction also included preliminary instruction in Surveillance Detection Routes (SDRs), as well as surveillance and surveillance detection.

DETAINEE STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT ANALYST (AF-PAK SME)
Chenega Federal Systems – Joint Task Force, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Jun 2011 – Nov 2011

Researched, edited, and produced all-source analytical assessments of currently detained Al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Assessments focused on the detainee’s threat level within the prison, the possibility and likelihood of the detainee’s threat level to the United States and its allies if released, and any possible associations and factors, which may increase or decrease the detainee’s willingness to reengage in the fight if released. Multiple toolsets were utilized in the production of these assessments, and the reports were produced utilizing the full spectrum of the IC analytical standards and tradecraft. Performed the functions of both producer and second level reviewer of these assessments, which are used by the assigned COCOM, OSD, and State Department to classify or reclassify a detainee’s detention status. Produced detainee transfer objection assessments as well, in light of new incriminating or exculpatory information that was discovered through data mining of associated IC reporting databases, to include HARMONY, NCTC CURRENT, M3, SIGINT reporting, and Interrogation reporting from associated detainees. Produced Intelligence Information reports (IIRs) provided from detainee communications previously un-exploited through other collection platforms.

SENIOR INTELLIGENCE ANALYST/ STRATEGIC DEBRIEFER (AF-PAK SME)
Chenega Federal Systems – Joint Task Force, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Jan 2009 – May 2011

Conducted analysis of counterterrorism and counterintelligence reports and identified gaps supporting the analytical needs of Strategic debriefers. Utilized numerous databases on NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS. Developed link charts and association matrices from locally and externally acquired information, including DIA DIRs, DISs, and previously produced CAPs. Monitored current intelligence assessments for use by strategic debriefers and planners. Maintained a database of various entities associated with known terrorist groups, viewed and utilized by the Intelligence community. Produced finalized intelligence assessments, provided in-depth research and fusion of intelligence information. Maintained an extensive knowledge of regional, cultural, and religious entities associated with known terrorist groups and identities, with a specific focus on the Afghanistan and Pakistan areas and associated militant personalities and organizations, to include Al Qaeda, the Haqqani network, Hezb-I-Islami, and the LeT. Developed intelligence exploitation guidance and interrogation strategies, as well as provided source directed requirements to guide that exploitation. Conducted limited analysis of detainee behavior and operations, in order to identify possible detainee driven operations that were of a force protection concern. Conducted and maintained liaisons with other MACOMs and Government agencies (FBI, CIA, NCTC, DCTC, TF-Paladin, TF 2010, JSOC, etc.) Utilized both current and historical reporting in order to identify and track former detainees who are now recidivists. Conducted over 150 Strategic Debriefings and interrogations of detainees located at Guantanamo Bay detention facility. Interrogations and debriefings were conducted in order to address National and tactical level Intelligence requirements. Drafted summary of interrogation reports (DIIRS) after every interrogation session, as well as Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs) for distribution to the Intelligence Community. Mentored junior Military interrogators in approach strategies in order for them to develop a stronger level of competency and confidence in the field of interrogation. Researched, drafted, and composed weekly analytical products in support of the Central Asia analyst cell, as well as in support of fellow debriefers. Products included link charts, presentations, Shape files, and written and oral briefs concerning Terrorist and Insurgent groups and individuals, as well as geographical factors. Concentrated on the Afghanistan and Pakistan areas and issues, to include social, cultural, tribal, and other factors. Collection during interrogations and debriefings focused on both strategic, as well as tactically relevant information benefitting the warfighter.

HUMINT COLLECTOR / ANALYST
301st Military Intelligence Battalion – Phoenix, AZ Jun 2008 – Jan 2009

Developed and prepared SOPs and assisted in the preparation of OVOP in support of the formation of an Overt Strategic Collection platform within the 301st MI BN. Trained and conducted Overt collection debriefings spanning multiple overt collection programs, in direct support of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Produced Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs) in support of DIA customer collection requirements. Conducted analysis of issues directly affecting National Security, including Terrorism and homeland defense. Produced multiple analytical products derived from overt collection debriefings used in both National and local command intelligence briefings.

HUMINT TEAM LEADER / SENIOR INTERROGATOR
HCT08 TF DEUCE – FOB SALERNO, Khowst, Afghanistan Aug 2007 – Jun 2008

Participated in over 100 secure and unsecure source operation meets, utilizing various methods of tradecraft and operational security methods. Composed and submitted multiple OUA requests. Built and maintained relationships with Afghan National Directorate of Security members, contributing to the development of the source network within Khowst province and surrounding areas. Conducted weekly friendly force debriefings. Planned and conducted 82 missions throughout Khowst province, conducting tactical questioning, source spotting and meetings, and village assessments. Composed and implemented village assessment questions and operating procedures. Edited over 300 Draft Intelligence Information Reports (DIIRs), and produced over 75 Intelligence Information reports (IIRs). Maintained liaisons with CJSOTF, TF-Paladin, CEXC, JSOC, and other Government agencies, leading to an increase in dissemination of actionable intelligence focused against terrorist individuals and organizations. Responsible for 8 HUMINT collectors, as well as over $850,000 in sensitive equipment. Senior interrogator and non-commissioned officer in charge (NCOIC) of the FOB Salerno Field Detention Site (FDS), the largest FDS in Regional Command-East. Supervised daily interrogation operations, including over 100 interrogation sessions by 3 DOD interrogators. Interrogations resulted in the follow on capture of IED emplacers, facilitators, 3 Tier 3 targets, and one Guantanamo Bay Recidivist. Supervised the analytical cell, and performed analytical support to fellow HUMINT collectors and the local Operational Management Team (OMT).

INFANTRYMAN
101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION – Fort Campbell, KY Jul 2001 – Nov 2003

Performed duties as an Infantryman in Heavy weapons, Air Assault, and Reconnaissance teams. Participated in over 30 direct combat actions in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, including Operation Anaconda, Operation Mountain Lion, and multiple actions in Iraq. Participated in training in urban terrain combat, Air Assault Operations, various weapon systems, Communication systems, and other Infantry tasks.

TRAINING AND COURSES

• US Army Infantry School
• US Army Air Assault School
• US Army HUMINT Collector Course (Exceeded Course Standards)
• Defense Strategic Debriefer Course (Exceeded Course Standards)
• Intelligence in Combating Terrorism Course
• Structured Analytical Techniques Course
• Critical Thinking for Analysts Course
• Analytical Tradecraft Course
• Middle East Cultural Studies Course
• HUMINT Targeting Course (FHTC)
• PALANTIR Power User
• Enhanced Distributed Common Ground System (EDOC) course
• Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) workshop

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Proficient with Palantir, TAC/TRIPWIRE, Proton, ICREACH, CCD, M3, Virtual Stalker, Iceberg/Haystack, Harmony, WISE-ISM, HOTR, Analyst Notebook, Google Earth, Intelink, Swordfish-J, BATS, JDIMS, DIMS, NCTC CURRENT, CRATE, TIDE, CLEAR, Qlix, and various other SIPR and JWICS tool sets.
• Familiar with RASP, Carver and F3EAD analytical methodology.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office tools and programs.
• Extensive knowledge base regarding the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, to include tribes, culture, and specific terrorist groups and individuals.
• Knowledge of Iranian intelligence issues, both Government and state sponsored organizations.
• Knowledge of Terrorism organizations and associated individuals in the Arabian Gulf region.
• Familiar with the Bank Secrecy Act, Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), and Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs).

Education Write Up:
B.A. Intelligence Operations with Minor in Terrorism Studies

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