Brigadier General STEVEN M. GORSKI

Brig. Gen. Steven M. Gorski is the Director of Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley- Eustis, Virginia. In this role, he advocates for intelligence policy and weapons system requirements to enable combat- ready air, space, cyber, and intelligence forces to ensure rapid deployment and employment globally. The command provides conventional and information warfare forces to all unified commands to ensure air, space, cyber, and information superiority for warfighters and national decision-makers.

Brig. Gen. Gorski received his commission in 1996 from the U.S. Air Force Academy. His career as an intelligence officer spans the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war with an extensive background in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. He commanded at the wing, group and squadron levels and served as the Senior Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security. Brig. Gen. Gorski’s operational tours include operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Allied Force, as well as participating in several global contingency operations.

Prior to this assignment, Brig. Gen. Gorski served as the Acting Director, Intelligence Analysis, Partnerships and Engagements, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

EDUCATION
1996 Bachelor of Science, Physics, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1997 Top Graduate, Intelligence Officer Course, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas
1999 Top Graduate, Information Operations Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2002 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2002 Master of Science, Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2005 Distinguished Graduate, Combat Targeting Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2007 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2010 Distinguished Graduate, Master of Arts, National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
2011 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2014 Master of Science, National Strategic Studies, National War College, Washington, D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. May 1996–May 1997, Student, Intelligence Officer Course, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas
2. May 1997–August 1998, Analyst, Intelligence Operations Flight, 355th Operations Support Squadron, Davis- Monthan AFB, Ariz.
3. August 1998–August 2000, Chief of Intelligence, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
4. August 2000–August 2002, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. August 2002–June 2004, Deputy Site Chief, Laser Radar Research Facility, Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin AFB, Fla.
6. June 2004–August 2005, Executive Officer, AFRL, Eglin AFB, Fla.
7. August 2005–August 2006, Chief of Target Development, 607th Air Intelligence Squadron, Osan Air Base, South Korea
8. August 2006–August 2007, Intelligence Flight Commander, 23rd Operations Support Squadron, Pope AFB, N.C.
9. August 2007–August 2009, Chief, Joint Exploitation Cell, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.
10. August 2009–June 2010, Student, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
11. June 2010–June 2012, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command Intelligence Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. June 2012–June 2013, Executive Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
13. June 2013–June 2014, Student, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
14. June 2014–July 2016, Commander, Air and Cyberspace Intelligence Group, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
15. July 2016–July 2018, Commander, Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla.
16. July 2018–June 2020, Senior Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security, Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
17. June 2020–October 2020, Acting Director, Intelligence Analysis, Partnerships and Engagements, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
18. October 2020–April 2021, Special Assistant to the Commander of Air Combat Command-Intelligence, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
19. April 2021–present, Director of Intelligence, Headquarters ACC, JB Langley-Eustis, Va.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 2007–August 2009, Chief, Joint Exploitation Cell, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., as a major
2. July 2018–June 2020, Senior Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security, Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Arlington Va., as a colonel

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

(Current as of August 2021)