Mr. Martin Neubauer, a Defense Intelligence Senior Leader, is Technical Adviser for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Language Training and Education, Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He provides technical guidance on implementation of the Director of National Intelligence and Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) language training and education programs, as well as the Defense Language Program within the Air Force. As the Air Force Deputy Senior Language Authority, he assists with management of the Air Force Foreign Language Program and provides technical and policy guidance to the Air Force Cultural, Regional and Language Office. He also centralizes direction of plans, policies and requirements relative to formation, maintenance, and readiness of a viable training, education and foreign language capability within the Air Force ISR community.
Mr. Neubauer, a native of Glendive, Mont., entered the Air Force in 1979 as a cryptologic linguist. He was commissioned in 1983 through Officer Training School and subsequently trained as a signals intelligence officer at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. He completed assignments with the RC-135 and U-2 programs, and served 16 years of overseas tours in various major commands and joint assignments. Mr. Neubauer received master's degrees from Harvard University and the University of Heidelberg as an Olmsted Scholar. He commanded a squadron, group and wing, retiring from active duty in 2009. Prior to his current assignment, he was a Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, advising Air Force major commands on various ISR matters. He was appointed as a Defense Intelligence Senior Leader in 2010.
1983 Bachelor of Science degree in business and management/German, University of Maryland
1985 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1989 Master of Arts degree in political science, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1990 Master of Public Administration degree, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1994 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
1996 Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
1999 Master of Science degree in national security strategy, National War College, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1. 1979 - 1980, student, Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, Calif.
2. 1980 - 1983, cryptologic linguist, 6912th Electronic Security Squadron, Berlin, West Germany
3. 1983 - 1986, Chief, Collection Management and Current Operations, 6949th Electronic Security Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.
4. 1987 - 1989, Olmsted Scholar, University of Heidelberg, West Germany
5. 1989 - 1990, Olmsted Scholar, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
6. 1990 - 1993, Senior Collection Manager, Collection Requirements Plans and Policy, Defense Intelligence Agency, Arlington, Va.
7. 1993 - 1995, Director of Operations, 488th Intelligence Squadron, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England
8. 1995 - 1997, joint and combined modeling and simulation planner, Combined Forces Command, Yongsan Garrison, South Korea
9. 1997 - 1998, Commander, 48th Intelligence Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif.
10. 1998 - 1999, student, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
11. 1999 - 2001, Director of Operations, Joint Analysis Center, U.S. European Command, RAF Molesworth, England
12. 2001 - 2002, Commander, 544th Information Operations Group, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo.
13. 2002 - 2004, Commander, 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
14. 2004 - 2005, Director of Intelligence, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
15. 2005 - 2009, Director of Intelligence, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
16. 2009 - 2010, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va.
17. 2010 - present, Technical Adviser for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Language Training and Education, Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
(Current as of July 2010)