HomeAbout UsBiographiesDisplay

DAVID DRAKE

PRINT | E-MAIL

Mr. David Drake, a Defense Intelligence Senior Leader, is Technical Adviser, Information Technology, Communications and Information Directorate, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. NASIC is the Air Force and Department of Defense Center of Excellence for all-source air and space intelligence. It supports Air Force and joint operational, acquisition and policy-making customers at the national intelligence community level. The Communications and Information Directorate is responsible for procuring, developing, operating, and maintaining leading edge communications and information multimedia and application systems for NASIC. It comprises 270 personnel controlling $150 million in hardware and software. As Technical Adviser, Mr. Drake serves as the senior adviser to the commander on all technical aspects of NASIC's information technology structure. He provides technical leadership for NASIC's planning and execution of all command, control, communications, computer and intelligence information technologies.

Mr. Drake is a native of Columbus, Ohio, where he graduated from The Ohio State University in 1986. Following graduation, he began civilian service to the Air Force holding a variety of positions and special assignments in what is now the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. He has served on numerous national committees and has lead innovative efforts resulting in successful capability implementations deployed throughout the intelligence community.

EDUCATION
1986 Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus
1992 Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering, University of Dayton, Ohio

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. July 1986 - January 1988, foreign instrumentation signals engineer, Aerospace Weapon Systems Signals Exploitation Branch, Foreign Technology Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. January 1988 - August 1991, air-to-air missile analyst, Air-to-Air Weapons Branch, Foreign Technology Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. August 1991 - April 1992, graduate student, University of Dayton, Ohio
4. April 1992 - March 1996, lead aircraft weapon systems engineer, Aircraft Weapon Systems Branch, Foreign Aerospace Science and Technology Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. March 1996 - March 1997, special assistant to the Director, Air Force Executive Agent for Threat Modeling and Simulation, Technical Assessments Directorate, National Air Intelligence Center, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. March 1997 - February 1999, Chief, Threat Model Office, NAIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. February 1999 - February 2001, Chief, Threat Representation and Validation Branch, NAIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. February 2001 - July 2002, operations officer, Engineering Division, NAIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. July 2002 - October 2003, Senior Intelligence Engineer, Engineering Division, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. October 2003 - April 2006, Director, Advanced Programs Office, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. April 2006 - July 2007, Senior Intelligence Engineer, Advanced Technical Exploitation Division, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. July 2007 - present, Technical Adviser, Information Technology, Communications and Information Directorate, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

(Current as of August 2007)

Engage

Facebook Twitter
#MentorMonday: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mu… https://t.co/PjGcBMVliB
Our partnerships and @NATO allies help keep our mission moving forward. https://t.co/5R4ZB7XqXs
$40M up for grabs! Find out how your small business can make some cash while helping solve some of the #USAF's toug… https://t.co/0AEmZhZGdI
RT @SecAFOfficial: Happy birthday 🎉 to #USAF Col & #space pioneer Buzz Aldrin @TheRealBuzz ✈️🚀 https://t.co/gIsicyA1uk
#Innovation! First metallic #3Dprinted part installed on an operational #F22 Raptor @HAFB. The new part will not co… https://t.co/rkKr1jtThg
Practice makes perfect! These #SpecOps medical experts maintain readiness & relevance for all operations, today and… https://t.co/WMpdt9LTGe
Remembering a woman who changed the world: Millicent Young, Women #AirForce Service Pilot in World War II, dies at… https://t.co/mri1QRXOC8
From fast food to future technology, one #Airman found a new calling @AirNatlGuard and decided to ditch the fryer f… https://t.co/I8qX7GpH4n
An #F35 sits on the flightline @LukeAFB, Jan. 10. Six different aircraft maintenance units from #TeamLuke competed… https://t.co/OxVMxf7Ayw
It takes a lot of coordination to clear a flightline of snow, but @TeamMisawa--a place that averaged more than 147… https://t.co/VQ4qjdsxFz
RT @SecAFOfficial: It is our responsibility to maintain a strong national defense @usairforce https://t.co/JXzhtqdMrg
When lives are on the line, there is no margin for error. Combat Search & Rescue #Airmen at #MoodyAFB conduct pre-d… https://t.co/AsWzaa1I00
RT @AFResearchLab: When a product goes from lab to battlefield, you can expect some amazing capabilities. See what work we've done to assis…
A B-2 Spirit bomber from @Whiteman_AFB, conducts aerial refueling near @JointBasePHH, during an interoperability tr… https://t.co/wzM5GvcviS
The #AirForce Life Cycle Management Center team is working to acquire next generation fixed-wing helmet.… https://t.co/LJ2xeCLdf2
Capt Jerry Yellin, #WWII fighter pilot who flew the last combat mission in August 1945, was laid to rest… https://t.co/XnSB9Yo3PC
75 years of @WrightPattAFB! Take a walk down memory lane with the leaders in military aviation development. https://t.co/vmjwxLUydg
C-5M #SuperGalaxy aircrew & aerial port specialists @Travis60AMW join the @USArmy to transport four UH-60… https://t.co/kTxdf9axY5
RT @SecAFOfficial: Why do we care about #space? It's contested. It's congested. It's competitive. https://t.co/DJZBjF2NHu
To continue the military’s strides to become a more cohesive force, @MacDill_AFB hosted its first #Joint #PME enhan… https://t.co/K56KEUVnIb