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DUANE W. HARRISON

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Duane W. Harrison, a Defense Intelligence Senior Level Executive, is the Chief Scientist, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. NASIC is the Air Force analysis center for foreign air, space and specialized intelligence. As chief scientist, Mr. Harrison guides the 4,100-person center’s analytic production mission, ensuring timely delivery of relevant intelligence data products and services to Air Force and joint operational warfighters, acquisition and force modernization communities and senior defense and intelligence community policymaking customers.

Mr. Harrison entered federal service in 2001 as a command, control, communications and computers and information operations analyst at NASIC. During his tenure, he has served as the senior intelligence analyst for both the Signals Analysis Squadron and the Counterspace Analysis Squadron at NASIC. His extensive career also includes a detail to a U.S. intelligence community special program activity for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and a joint duty assignment as the representative to the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Missile Defense Agency.

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Harrison served as the Technical Director, Global Exploitation Intelligence Group. In this role, he ensured timely delivery of data exploitation programs and technical plans, to include foreign materiel exploitation and signals, human and open source intelligence, enabling the center to meet national, Department of Defense and Air Force requirements.

EDUCATION
1999 Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus
2005 Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence
2013 Master of Science, Engineering Management and Systems, University of Dayton, Ohio

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. April 1999–September 2001, Global Information Technology and Financial Systems Analyst, Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, Ohio
2. November 2001–September 2003, Lead Electronics Engineer, Aerospace Command and Control Processes Branch, Air and Space Information Operations Division, Technical Assessments Directorate, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
3. September 2003–September 2004, Lead Electronics Engineer, Human Factors Branch, Information Operations Division, Technical Assessments Directorate, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. September 2004–September 2007, Lead Electronics Engineer, Foreign Networks Branch, C4/Information Operations Division, Global Threat Directorate, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. September 2007–October 2010, Liaison, Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C., and Missile Defense Agency, Navy Annex, Arlington, Va.
6. October 2010–May 2012, Chief, Space Object Surveillance and Identification Flight, Counterspace Analysis Squadron, Space, Missiles and Forces Intelligence Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. May 2012–May 2014, Special Assignment to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
8. May 2014–October 2015, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Counterspace Analysis Squadron, Space, Missiles and Forces Intelligence Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. October 2015–October 2016, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Signals Analysis Squadron, Global Exploitation Intelligence Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. October 2016–June 2017, Acting Technical Director, Global Exploitation Intelligence Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. June 2017–March 2019, Technical Director, Global Exploitation Intelligence Group, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. March 2019–September 2019, Acting Chief Scientist, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. September 2019–present, Chief Scientist, NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

AWARDS AND HONORS
2004, 2005, 2007  National Air and Space Intelligence Center Commander’s Award for Merit
2005 NASIC Civilian of the Year
2005 Air Combat Command Outstanding Information Operations Contributor
2008 Air Force Award for Civilian Achievement
2011 Air Force Award for Meritorious Civilian Service
2013 National Reconnaissance Office Director’s Award
2013, 2014 National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation

(Current as of December 2019)

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