HomeAbout UsBiographiesDisplay

JEFFREY T. GOSSEL

PRINT | E-MAIL

Mr. Jeffrey T. Gossel, a Defense Intelligence Senior Leader, is the senior intelligence engineer, Space and Missiles Analysis Group, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

NASIC is the Air Force and Department of Defense Center of Excellence for all-source air and space intelligence. NASIC supports Air Force and joint operational, acquisition and policymaking customers in America's senior intelligence community. The Space and Missiles Analysis Group is the intelligence community focal point for the analysis of foreign space, counter-space and ballistic missile systems.

In his technical director capacity, he provides technical oversight of analysis and production on foreign spacecraft; space launch vehicles; space object surveillance and identification; space order of battle; counter-space systems and kill chains; and medium, intermediate and intercontinental range ballistic missiles. He also provides scientific and technical expertise to the development of policy decisions that contribute to the satisfaction of national, Department of Defense, and Air Force intelligence products and services.

Mr. Gossel also serves as chairman of the Defense Intelligence Space Threats and Operations Committee, where he leads defense intelligence-wide analytic efforts spanning space and counter-space analytic issues.

Mr. Gossel has served in a variety of assignments within the intelligence community during his Air Force career, to include an assignment as squadron director for the Space Analysis Squadron, Space and Missiles Analysis Group, NASIC. In this capacity, Mr. Gossel led 100 technical and intelligence analysts responsible for the center's foreign space capabilities analysis mission to include intelligence providing space situational awareness assessments for NASIC and the Air Force.

EDUCATION
1988 Bachelor's in aerospace engineering, University of Cincinnati, Ohio.
1994 Master's in strategic intelligence, Joint Military Intelligence College, Washington, D.C.
1997 Squadron Officer's School (correspondence), Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1998 Air Command and Staff College (correspondence), Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. July 1988 - January 1992, ballistic missile systems analyst, Ballistic Missiles Division, Threat Assessments Directorate, Foreign Technology Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. January 1992 - January 2002, ballistic missile systems analyst, Ballistic Missiles Division, Threat Assessments Directorate, National Air Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. January 2002 - August 2003, chief, Management Operations Office, Threat Assessments Directorate, NAIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. August 2003 - June 2005, chief, Space Policy Support Office, Space Division, Space and Missiles Directorate, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. June 2005 - June 2006, chief, Executive Client Affairs Division, Plans and Operations Directorate, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. June 2006 - July 2007, deputy director, Plans and Operations Directorate, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. July 2007 - April 2008, chief, Space Division, Space and Missiles Directorate, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. April 2008 - June 2008, director, Space Analysis Squadron, Space and Missiles Analysis Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. June 2008 - December 2011, special assignment to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
10. January - March 2012, acting technical director for space and missiles, Space and Missiles Analysis Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. March 2012 - present, technical director for space and missiles, Space and Missiles Analysis Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

AWARDS AND HONORS
1997 Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
1999 Air Force Exceptional Civilian Service Award
2008 Director of National Intelligence, Collaboration Leadership Award
2011 Joint Duty Assignment Credit

(Current as of July 2012)

Engage

Facebook Twitter
#USAF's new rules on the #OCP uniform aims to better fit our #Airmen's needs as they perform the mission, while hol… https://t.co/cd6hd13Y21
As we continue the #MonthoftheMilitaryChild, check out how @341MissileWing youth build resiliency through gymnastic… https://t.co/kphokVfZTq
Things are heating up at #MountainHomeAFB! Watch as #Airmen @366FW fire department conduct #LiveFireTraining to ens… https://t.co/WRqHdMKdQs
RT @AusAirForce: Friends in high places... literally! Glad to continue the strong cooperation & mateship with @usairforce 🇦🇺🇺🇸 #AusAirForce
#Congrats to the #USAF 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winners! https://t.co/5j07VznEsc
RT @DeptofDefense: For 41 years, the Global Positioning System has helped us find our way in the world. It’s a system that our modern way o…
#DYK: In 2015 the worldwide C-17 fleet reached 3 million flying hours. The equivalent of flying around the #Earth 5… https://t.co/U01R6Y1gPe
#USAF and @Nationals partner up to teach 40 new commanders and their spouses leadership techniques.… https://t.co/doApMhiIWX
#Airmen & #Soldiers in #Kuwait teamed up to train military working dog handlers on decontamination of their K9s in… https://t.co/QtlvQGUgyF
.@179AW #Airmen know the hardest part isn't the jump, it's the preparation for the heavy drop beforehand. https://t.co/WMV2fBXN2x
.@HQUSAFEPA #Airmen combined their capabilities to provide disaster relief to those affected by #CycloneIdai, deliv… https://t.co/kzkdQA8TOS
The results are in as #USAF announces findings from a year-long review on electronic warfare. Read on for more on t… https://t.co/wAEDCRjj5L
Congratulations to the Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award recipients! Named in honor of the first @AF_Academy graduate… https://t.co/fiOTVLfrpD
RT @SecAFOfficial: Our military must have the ability to see what is going on around the world, quickly and without interruption...and this…
#USAF #Airmen and firefighters from five #CentralAmerican countries develop bonds with team-building training durin… https://t.co/An5wJIt0B6
#Brrrt! Check out this video of our hawgs training in the Philippines. #Warthog #Pilsung https://t.co/cL8E1oE5Ob
RT @SecAFOfficial: Today, the family & friends of Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole celebrated his legendary life. Dick and the rest of the Dool…
On the 77th anniversary of the #DoolitlleRaid, #USAF leaders, #Airmen, and the family and friends of Lt. Col. Richa… https://t.co/RE4wWGQe4t
.@GenDaveGoldfein to the family of Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole: Your father and grandfather was larger than life. https://t.co/5QnT5IufeN
.@SecAFOfficial pays tribute to the #DoolittleRaiders during the Celebration of Life Ceremony for Lt. Col. Richard… https://t.co/4jlAYfqdCa