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Caesar Acosta

SENIOR ALL SOURCE HUMINT INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST/MANAGER

Mulberry, FL

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Extensive experience in all facets of Human Intelligence Collection Management, Analysis, Counterintelligence and Counter-Terrorism. Expert capability for exploitation management and processes to resolve issues with intelligence gaps, as well as expertise in a wide array of intelligence gathering and analytical software, managed complex intelligence related data (i.e. IMINT, SIGINT, HUMINT, MASINT, and OSINT) to extract, transfer, prepare, process, and exploit. Completed six years tour in Iraq in uniform and as an DoD Civilian Intelligence Contractor. Completed a one year and half deployment to Afghanistan as a Senior All Source Humint Intelligence Analyst Contractor and Senior Intelligence Site Manager. Developed knowledge and familiarity of the Arab world, Iraq and Afghanistan culture, Islam and Jihad through personal study, research, professional military education, and field work. Experience liaison activities and staff coordination channels interfacing with individuals at all levels within the military services, Joint Commands, Combatant Commands, Contracting Officer Representatives (COR) and various US government agencies. Strong leadership, training and mentoring capabilities. Over 22 years experience in the Military Intelligence field. 
 
Highlights of expertise: 
• Human Intelligence Analyst/Manager 
• Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance  
• Collection Management 
• All Source Analysis 
• Psychological Operations 
• Military Police  
• Military Decision Making Process Trainer 
• Interagency Collaboration

Work Experience

SITE LEAD/MANAGER AND SENIOR ALL SOURCE HUMINT INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

THEATRE INTERROGATION GROUP (TIG), JOINT INTELLIGENCE DEBRIEFING CENTER
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BAGRAM, AFG
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February 2011 to Present

Managed 11-13 All Source Intelligence Analysts contractors and work as a Senior All Source Analyst to support the Theatre Interrogation Group (TIG), Joint Intelligence Debriefing Center (JIDC), Detention Facility in Parwan (DFIP), and Global Counter-Terrorist (GCT) campaigns. Gather and analyze intelligence data compiled from a variety of sources (i.e. IMINT, SIGINT, HUMINT, MASINT, and OSINT) and Collection Management support on issues in the U.S. Central Command's (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility. Conducted analysis of raw and fused human intelligence and counterintelligence data of insurgents who are directly linked to the acquisition, production, transportation, emplacement and employment of IEDs. Responsible for the planning, and coordination of compilation, writing, and submission of HUMINT analyst reports and question plans in support of Tiger Team Operations in Afghanistan. Advises key leadership of intelligence issues and challenges as appropriate. Coordinated the validation and tracking of Production Requirements (PRs) request for CENTCOM, DoD, and other intelligence communities operating in the forward AO. Ensured personnel received and also provided required threat warnings, link analysis and database manipulation on various Humint/SIGInt sources, and various types of reporting, to include presentations and graphics for DIAP production requirements IAW standing procedures and policies. Advised on collection exploitation gaps opportunities and emerging long-range developments for Afghanistan and Pakistan.  
 
Key Achievement:  
• Mentored and provided Humint Intelligence products to Tiger Team Collectors for numerous intelligence reports regarding Taliban insurgence operating in Afghanistan. 
• Supervised execution of Humint Intelligence Gathering/All Source Humint Intelligence Analysis by 13-16 civilian contractor analysts. 
• Functioned as a part of an intelligence analytical team of military and/or DoD civilian analysts in support of USFOR-A, CJTF Paladin, Regional Command, BCT/RCT/MEU/MEB/Coalition BDE, and Battalion CJ2 staffs' analytical requirements.

CHIEF COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE/HUMAN INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT AFRICOM, SUDAN ANALYST

AFRICOM, IKD TAMPA, MACDILL AFB
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Tampa, FL
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February 2010 to February 2011

TAMPA, FLORIDA (2/2010 - 2/2011) 
Managed day-to-day functional and operational requirements in support of AFRICOM operations in Sudan theatre. Responsible for research, access and retrieval of information using analytical products related to Humint/SIGInt intelligence gathering methodology. Prepare Theater In-Brief (TIB), Theatre Analysis Report (TAR), Theatre Intelligence Report (TIR), a variety of recurring and Ad-HOC, multimedia reports, strategic assessments, briefings, information papers and/or other products related to Counter-Terrorism (CT) as directed by AFRICOM and the CJTF-Horn of Africa (HOA) Command. 
 
Key Achievement: 
• Created an intelligence Serious Violence Tracker on North and South Sudan. This tracker was utilized for morning briefings for the Commander in Chief/President Obama. 
• Supervised and assisted in the execution of Military Intelligence Occupation Skills (35Y/35F), by several other sister military branch service members.

COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE/HUMAN INTELLIGENCE SENIOR SERGEANT

CENTCOM HQ, MACDILL AFB
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Tampa, FL
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June 2007 to September 2010

NCOIC of a Military Intelligence Detachment with 124 soldiers. Primarily responsible for supervising and advising enlisted members on issues affecting Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence Analysis and Collection Management process. Assists in the coordination, process and distribution of strategic and tactical intelligence. Assists in the preparation of all-source intelligence products to support the combat commander and provides analytical evaluation of information to determine changes in enemy capabilities, intelligence gaps, vulnerabilities and probable courses of action. 
 
Key Achievement: 
• Steered intelligence training of line unit Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs), in preparation for initial deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq. 
• Supervised execution of Military Intelligence Occupation Skills (35M/35F/35Y MOS), to insure readiness of deploying unit's leaders.

J2XS OPERATIONS SUPPORT NCOIC

CENTCOM, MACDILL AFB
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Tampa, FL
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April 2009 to February 2010

Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence (CI/HUMINT) Operational Support Branch. Oversaw support of HUMINT requirements in the USCENTCOM AOR, and the collection, processing, development, and dissemination of counterintelligence, counter-signals intelligence, and human intelligence information. Managed day-to-day multidiscipline functional and operational requirements in support of J2X operations counterintelligence activities in two combat theaters (Afghanistan and Iraq). Ensure targeting products are reviewed and distributed to collection units, combatant commanders, completion of taskers/Electronic. Coordinate operating requirements of subordinate units and assists in the review of multidiscipline counterintelligence operations Electronic Staff Packages (ESPs). 
 
Key Achievement:  
• Provided individual training to unit Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs), in preparation for initial deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq. 
• Supervised over 102 personnel, and execution of Intelligence Occupation Skills (35Y/35F/35M MOS), to insure proper response of tasks for combatant commanders.

HUMINT INTELLIGENCE COLLECTOR SPECIALIST

L-3 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
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March 2005 to March 2009

Gather and analyze intelligence data compiled from a variety of sources. Responsible for the planning, compilation, writing, coordination and submission of HUMINT reports in support of global counter-terrorist campaigns. Interfaced with individuals from an array of backgrounds in conducting interviews, interrogations and debriefings of High Value Detainees (HVDs)/High Value Individuals (HVIs) to gather and determine validity of information acquired. Coordinated link analysis and database manipulation on various HUMINT sources, advised on collection exploitation opportunities and emerging long-range developments. Created and submitted comprehensive documentation detailing results of interrogations/debriefings and investigations. 
 
Key Achievements:  
• Recognized as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in HUMINT collection management, providing direct support and knowledge to Multinational National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) and the Iraqi Survey Group (ISG).  
• Successfully conducted over 1986 interrogations; authored numerous Intelligence Information Report (IIR), Draft Intelligence Information Report (DIIR), Summary Interrogation Report (SIR) and Tactical Interrogation Reports (TIR) on terrorist and insurgents.

SENIOR INTELLIGENCE TRAINER

USAR, 91st SIM EX GRP/1BDE BCST
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Stanton, CA
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June 2004 to June 2007

Planned and directed comprehensive training sessions in all aspects of HUMINT collection management. Facilitated Brigade/Battalion Battle Simulation (BBS) and Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) for intelligence training and observation. Prepared Officers and Senior Non-commissioner Officers at all levels for mobilization to Central Command (CENTCOM).  
 
Key Achievement:  
•Steered intelligence training of line unit Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs), in preparation for initial deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq.  
•Supervised company level execution of Military Intelligence Occupation Skills (35M/35Y MOS), to insure readiness of deploying unit’s leaders.

SENIOR FIELD COLLECTIONS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER

323RD MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BATTALION
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Fort Meade, MD
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January 2003 to May 2004

Assigned to the JTF-7 and the Iraq Survey Group (ISG). Supervised over 133 soldiers and several HUMINT Tactical Teams (HTTs), HUMINT Mobile Tactical Teams (MTTs). Served as integral member of team responsible for the startup and launch of the first Join Interrogation Debriefing Center (JIDC) in Camp Slayer, Baghdad, Iraq. Also functioned as a part of an intelligence analytical team of military and/or DoD civilian analysts in support of USFOR-A, Regional Command, BCT/RCT/MEU/MEB/Coalition BDE, and Battalion CJ2 staffs' analytical requirements. Conducted collection and analysis of raw and fused human intelligence and counter-intelligence data of insurgents who are/were directly linked to the acquisition, production, transportation, emplacement, and employment of IEDs. Facilitated linkage of validated intelligence reports for various military, DOD and US government agencies. Oversaw and conducted interrogation and custody of HVDs/HVIs.  
 
Key Achievement:  
•Provided key lead support to the US Department of Treasury Special Agents in Counter Threat Finance (CTF) to identify several illegal bank accounts in other countries with connection to the Iraqi Government.  
•Conducted analysis of Top 55 HVD/HVI and provided assessments on tactical and strategic intelligence issues related to Enemy Prisoner of War (EPW) operations.

FIELD COLLECTIONS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER

15TH PSYOPS CO
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Upland, CA
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April 1993 to November 2003

Managed several teams of Humint Collectors, Interrogators/Interpreters. Oversaw all aspects of HUMINT collection to process propaganda and counter-propaganda operations. Planned and facilitated training sessions in Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) to new team members. Enforced close protection security among team members and other personnel working in the same AO. Conducted numerous of Tactical Interrogations to prepared/disseminate PSYOP intelligence. Deployed to Bosnia, Join Endeavor December 1995 as an Humint Collector. 
 
Key Achievements:  
•Collected intelligence and disseminated propaganda in support of Joint Endeavor PSYOPS in Bosnia 1995-1996.  
•Compiled and disseminated to various government agencies foreign affairs data pertaining to National Security and intelligence. 
 
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Several other prior MI and PSYOP experiences holding various roles for the US Army and Army Reserves.

Education

B.S. in CRIMINAL JUSTICE

EVEREST UNIVERSITY -
Tampa, FL

January 2008 to January 2011

A.A. in ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -
Riverside, CA

January 1993 to January 1996

M.A. in HOME LAND SECURITY (Pursuing) with EMPHASIS IN COUNTER-TERRORISM

AMERICAN MILITARY UNIVERSITY

Skills

TripWire System (TAC), Advance DIA Analytical Writing Workshop, Critical Thinking for Structured Analysis (CTSA) by DIA, Africa’s Historical Background, M3 Functions/Operation System, Trainer-Observer Course Brigade/Battalion Battle Simulation (BBS) Course, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) Course for Intelligence, FBI Anti-Terrorism Course, 35Y Chief Counter Intelligence / Human Intelligence Sergeant, 31B Military Police Course, 97L Linguist Translator/Interpreter Course, 35M HUMINT Collector-Management/Interrogator Course, C-2 Foreign Weapons Specialist Course, 11B Individual Infantry Training Course, 35H Electronic Instrument Repairer Course

Additional Information

Platforms: Windows 9x/NT/2K/XP/Vista 
Tools: MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) 
Intelligence Tools: Multi Function Work Station (MFWS), ArcGs9, QuerryTree, HOT-R, DCGS, Gazetteer, AO Reports Portal, Intelink, Combine Information Data Network Exchange (CIDNE), Biometrical Automated Tool Set (BATS), AIM (Automated Identity Management Systems), Buckeye (Map Imagery), Falconview (Map Imagery), JWS-3 (Mapping), GoogleEarth (Map Imagery), TAC, M-3, Web 2.0, Analyst Notebook, High Point, CJSOFT, CMPC (Combine Media Processing Center), DA-IIS Knowledge Center, SIGACTS Database, Harmony, Pathfinder, Army CI-Intelink, CI-HUMINT, Cornerstone, Portal X, JIVA. DIMS, TIGER, TED.