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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.

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

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)


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