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JEFFREY T. GOSSEL

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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)

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