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LIEUTENANT GENERAL VERALINN JAMIESON

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Lt. Gen. VeraLinn “Dash” Jamieson is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. She is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for policy formulation, planning, evaluation, oversight and leadership of Air Force intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and cyber effects operations capabilities. As the Air Force's senior intelligence officer she is directly responsible to the Director of National Intelligence and the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. She leads six directorates and supports a 73,000-person intelligence and cyber operations enterprise with a portfolio valued at $72 billion across the Air Force.

Lt. Gen. Jamieson entered the Air Force through the ROTC program at West Virginia University. As a U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School graduate, she has held numerous operational, command and staff positions, including commanding an intelligence squadron and joint intelligence operations center, as well as serving as the Director of Intelligence U.S. Southern Command, the Deputy Commanding General of Joint Interagency Task Force 435 and the Director of Intelligence for Air Combat Command. Prior to assuming her current position, she served as the Deputy Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command.

Lt. Gen. Jamieson is combat experienced, an operational expert and an adept air, space and cyber strategist. She directed intelligence operations for multiple contingencies to include operations Desert Storm, Allied Force, Unified Response, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Prior to her current assignment, she was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.

EDUCATION
1982 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Virginia University, Morgantown
1988 U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
1989 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1993 Master of Science, Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.
1995 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1995 Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2001 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2002 Command and Control Warrior Advanced Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2004 National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2010 Executive Course in National and International Security, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2011 Senior Executives in National and International Security Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. January 1983 - August 1983, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.
2. August 1983 - December 1984, Intelligence Officer Basic Course, Lowry AFB, Colo.
3. January 1985 - June 1986, Intelligence Officer, U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, 4513th Adversary Threat Group, Nellis AFB, Nev.
4. June 1986 - June 1987, Chief, Intelligence, 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Suwon Air Base, South Korea
5. June 1987 - April 1989, Chief, Pacific Asia Section, Tactical Air Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis AFB, Va.
6. April 1989 - May 1989, Intelligence Systems Threat Analyst, Tactical Air Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis AFB, Va.
7. May 1989 - June 1989, Student, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. June 1989 - April 1991, Chief, Threat Publications Branch, Tactical Air Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis AFB, Va.
9. April 1991 - July 1992, Chief, Operations Intelligence Branch, 37th Tactical Fighter Wing, Nellis AFB, Nev.
10. July 1992 - August 1994, Assistant Operations Officer, later, operations officer, Intelligence Division, U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, Nellis AFB, Nev.
11. August 1994 - June 1995, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
12. June 1995 - December 1996, Air Forces Analyst, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
13. December 1996 - May 1998, Executive Assistant to the Director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
14. May 1998 - June 2000, Program Director, Advanced Programs, Headquarters Air Intelligence Agency, Kelly AFB, Texas
15. June 2000 - June 2002, Commander, 32nd Air Intelligence Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany
16. June 2002 - July 2003, Chief, Air Operation Center Integration, Ramstein AB, Germany
17. July 2003 - June 2004, Student, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
18. June 2004 - April 2005, Special Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii
19. April 2005 - April 2007, Commander, Joint Intelligence Center Pacific, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
20. May 2007 - May 2008, Director, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Transformation, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
21. May 2008 - September 2009, Director, Strategy, Integration and Doctrine, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.
22. October 2009 - November 2011, Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Southern Command, Miami
23. November 2011 - October 2012, Deputy Commanding General, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, Kabul, Afghanistan
24. November 2012 – December 2013, Special Assistant, Deputy Chief of Staff Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
25. December 2013 – April 2016, Director of Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley- Eustis, Va.
26. April 2016 - November 2016, Deputy Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command, Washington, D.C.
27. November 2016 – February 2019, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
28. February 2019 – present, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. December 1996 - May 1998, Executive Assistant to Director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a major
2. June 2004 - April 2005, Special Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, as a colonel
3. April 2005 - April 2007, Commander, Joint Intelligence Center Pacific, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, as a colonel
4. October 2009 - November 2011, Director of Intelligence, Headquarters U.S. Southern Command, Miami, as a brigadier general
5. November 2011 - October 2012, Deputy Commanding General, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, Kabul, Afghanistan, as a brigadier general
6. April 2016 - November 2016, Deputy Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command, Washington, D.C., as a major general

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Sept. 8, 1982
First Lieutenant Sept. 8, 1984
Captain Sept. 8, 1986
Major Sept. 1, 1994
Lieutenant Colonel April 1, 1999
Colonel July 1, 2004
Brigadier General May 19, 2009
Major General Aug. 2, 2013
Lieutenant General Nov. 2, 2016

(Current as of September 2019)

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