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
#MentorMonday: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mu… https://t.co/PjGcBMVliB
Our partnerships and @NATO allies help keep our mission moving forward. https://t.co/5R4ZB7XqXs
$40M up for grabs! Find out how your small business can make some cash while helping solve some of the #USAF's toug… https://t.co/0AEmZhZGdI
RT @SecAFOfficial: Happy birthday 🎉 to #USAF Col & #space pioneer Buzz Aldrin @TheRealBuzz ✈️🚀 https://t.co/gIsicyA1uk
#Innovation! First metallic #3Dprinted part installed on an operational #F22 Raptor @HAFB. The new part will not co… https://t.co/rkKr1jtThg
Practice makes perfect! These #SpecOps medical experts maintain readiness & relevance for all operations, today and… https://t.co/WMpdt9LTGe
Remembering a woman who changed the world: Millicent Young, Women #AirForce Service Pilot in World War II, dies at… https://t.co/mri1QRXOC8
From fast food to future technology, one #Airman found a new calling @AirNatlGuard and decided to ditch the fryer f… https://t.co/I8qX7GpH4n
An #F35 sits on the flightline @LukeAFB, Jan. 10. Six different aircraft maintenance units from #TeamLuke competed… https://t.co/OxVMxf7Ayw
It takes a lot of coordination to clear a flightline of snow, but @TeamMisawa--a place that averaged more than 147… https://t.co/VQ4qjdsxFz
RT @SecAFOfficial: It is our responsibility to maintain a strong national defense @usairforce https://t.co/JXzhtqdMrg
When lives are on the line, there is no margin for error. Combat Search & Rescue #Airmen at #MoodyAFB conduct pre-d… https://t.co/AsWzaa1I00
RT @AFResearchLab: When a product goes from lab to battlefield, you can expect some amazing capabilities. See what work we've done to assis…
A B-2 Spirit bomber from @Whiteman_AFB, conducts aerial refueling near @JointBasePHH, during an interoperability tr… https://t.co/wzM5GvcviS
The #AirForce Life Cycle Management Center team is working to acquire next generation fixed-wing helmet.… https://t.co/LJ2xeCLdf2
Capt Jerry Yellin, #WWII fighter pilot who flew the last combat mission in August 1945, was laid to rest… https://t.co/XnSB9Yo3PC
75 years of @WrightPattAFB! Take a walk down memory lane with the leaders in military aviation development. https://t.co/vmjwxLUydg
C-5M #SuperGalaxy aircrew & aerial port specialists @Travis60AMW join the @USArmy to transport four UH-60… https://t.co/kTxdf9axY5
RT @SecAFOfficial: Why do we care about #space? It's contested. It's congested. It's competitive. https://t.co/DJZBjF2NHu
To continue the military’s strides to become a more cohesive force, @MacDill_AFB hosted its first #Joint #PME enhan… https://t.co/K56KEUVnIb