Jon "Doc" Kimminau is the Air Force Analysis Mission Technical Advisor for the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS), Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He is a Defense Intelligence Senior Leader (DISL) serving as the principal advisor to the DCS/ISR on analytic tradecraft, substantive intelligence capabilities, acquisition of analysis technology, human capital and standards. He formulates and establishes analysis doctrine; liaises with intelligence analysis focal points in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and other services, and establishes mechanisms to enhance U.S. Air Force analytic capabilities. He acts as the Air Force lead for analysis education, training, and professionalization, and as the Air Force Analytic Ombudsman.
Mr Kimminau served nearly 30 years on active duty as an Air Force intelligence officer, retiring in December 2011 as the Vice Commander, Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency, where he led a 200-person Air Staff field operating agency (FOA) responsible for the preparation of current operations intelligence products and provision of ISR services for the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Headquarters Air Force senior leadership. He entered the Air Force in 1982 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and through his career commanded at the squadron, group and directorate levels, including an assignment as Director of Plans, Requirements and Programs and acting Vice Commander, Headquarters Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, Lackland AFB, Texas.
Doc was blessed with Air Force investment in his education and training, which includes a double major from the Air Force Academy, a Master's in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, a Master's in Airpower Art and Science from the School of Advanced Airpower Studies (SAAS), and a PhD in Political Science from the Ohio State University in 2001. He reads, plays video games, golfs, supports a Boy Scout troop, and is a homebrewer.
1982 Distinguished Graduate, Bachelor of Science in International Affairs and Operations
Research, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
1984 Master's in Public Policy; John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1984 Basic Intelligence Officers Course, Lowry AFB, Colo.
1984 Signals Intelligence Officers Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
1987 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1994 Defense Acquisition Level 1, Defense Systems Management Course, St. Louis, Mo.
1995 Joint Doctrine Air Campaign Course, CADRE, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1997 Distinguished Graduate, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1998 Master's degree in Airpower Art and Science, School of Advanced Airpower Studies,
Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2001 Dean's Fellow and Ph.D. in Political Science, Ohio State University, Columbus
(Current as of September 2012)