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Keith D. Thomas:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Keith D. Thomas, a Senior Intelligence Professional, is technical director and deputy director, Air Force Cryptologic Office, Fort George G. Meade, Md. In this position, he represents U.S. Air Force interests in the national and international cryptologic communities. As the AFCO's strategic planner, he is responsible for advocating, justifying, obtaining and defending necessary resources to support the services' cryptologic activities. Thomas serves as an Air Force technical authority with the National Security Agency on the concept development and systems acquisition of information operations, signals intelligence, and information security equipment and systems. He provides technical direction, oversight and guidance to Air Force cryptologic activities worldwide.
Thomas is a 1979 graduate of Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos. He received a master's degree in business administration in 1999 from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, and one year later, earned a master's degree in strategic studies from the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
EDUCATION
1979 Bachelor of arts degree in international studies, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos
1999 Master of arts degree in business administration, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas
2000 Master of science degree in strategic studies, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2000 Federal Executive Institute
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 1979 - May 1982, intelligence operations intern, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters Electronic Security Command, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
2. May 1982 - June 1985, deputy chief, Intelligence Plans and Systems Division, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Electronic Security Command, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
3. June 1985 - May 1989, director of current intelligence and intelligence applications, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Electronic Security Command, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
4. May 1989 - August 1990, director of intelligence, Electronic Security Command, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
5. August 1990 - July 1994, chief, Intelligence Concepts, Production and Systems Division, Air Force Intelligence Command, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
6. July 1994 - May 1995, chief, Operations Applications Branch, Headquarters Air Intelligence Agency, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
7. May 1995 - August 1999, technical director, Information Operations Directorate, Air Intelligence Agency, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
8. August 1999 - June 2000, student, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
9. June 2000 - present, technical director and deputy director, Air Force Cryptologic Office, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

 

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