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Commanding Officer
Captain Andrew Charles, USN
Kennedy Irregular Warfare Center

 

 

 

 

 

The Kennedy Irregular Warfare Center is the Navy’s pre-eminent Center of Excellence for delivering Irregular Warfare-centric intelligence and to support operations and planning to meet the growing needs of Navy, Department of Defense, national, Naval Special Warfare (NSW), and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC).  The command blends a unique, all-source analysis reachback capability with an ability to deploy intelligence analyst operators alongside naval forces confronting asymmetric challenges around the globe.

 

 

Mission

The Kennedy Center provides products and services to meet Navy, DoD, National, NSW and NECC maritime Irregular Warfare intelligence requirements and performs other functions and tasks as assigned by higher authority.

 

Functions, Roles & Responsibilities

Kennedy’s total force concept includes a diverse cadre of multi-discipline intelligence professionals, both military and civilian, versed in operations, analysis, targeting, collection management, directing intelligence collection platforms and unique capabilities rooted in the demanding world-class training and specialized development provided to its workforce.  Kennedy professionals develop a thorough understanding of irregular and expeditionary mission sets in the CENTCOM, PACOM, AFRICOM, EUCOM and SOUTHCOM operating areas.  Kennedy analysts are often called upon as Directors of Intelligence, Chiefs of Intelligence Operations, All-Source Senior Analysts, Collection Managers and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Directors.  They are versed in IC analytical tradecraft, targeting, human intelligence support, and further specialized skillsets requested by NSW and NECC operators to provide vital support to unique missions around the world in order to protect national interests.

 

  • Kennedy offers its customers a total intelligence solution ready to deploy globally.
  • Kennedy provides its customers with a proven advantage (analytical depth and subject matter expertise), often resulting in by-name requests to support national missions.
  • Kennedy analysts routinely assist senior NECC and NSW decision makers in confronting Irregular Warfare challenges.
  • Kennedy utilizes cutting edge analytical tools and techniques to provide their customers with a decisive advantage through tailored, specialized intelligence.

 

News & Events

 

 

Hines Takes Helm of Hopper

Hines Takes Helm of Hopper

 

Captain Tracy Hines relieved CAPT Eric McCartney as commanding officer of the Hopper Information Services Center in a Sept. 20

 

 

 

Naval Intelligence Honors Fallen Shipmates at Arlington

Naval Intelligence Honors Fallen Shipmates at Arlington

 

Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Commander Rear Adm. Kelly Aeschbach and Lt. Cmdr. Adam Seiler of the CNO-Intelligence Plot (CNO-IP) lay a memorial wreath during a September 11th Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

 

 

 

Naval Intelligence Honors Fallen Shipmates during Sept. 11 Ceremony

Rear Admiral Aeschbach Assumes Command at ONI, NMIO

 

Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Commander Rear Adm. Kelly Aeschbach and retired Capt. Tom Bortmes lay a memorial wreath during a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony at the National Maritime Intelligence Center.

 

 

 

Rear Admiral Aeschbach Assumes Command at ONI, NMIO

Rear Admiral Aeschbach Assumes Command at ONI, NMIO

 

Rear Adm. Kelly Aeschbach relieved Rear Adm. Gene Price as Commander, Office of Naval Intelligence in a June 17 ceremony held at the National Maritime Intelligence Center in Suitland, Md.

 

 

 

Nimitz, Kennedy Welcome New Commanding Officers

ONI celebrated its 137th anniversary recognizing 10 civilians and five Sailors with awards in an annual ceremony.

 

Captain Michael Hannan assumed command of the Nimitz Operational Intelligence Center on May 17, relieving Capt. Sean Kelley, who served as the Nimitz commanding officer for the last two years.

 

 

 

Office of Naval Intelligence Celebrates 137th Anniversary

ONI celebrated its 137th anniversary recognizing 10 civilians and five Sailors with awards in an annual ceremony.

 

ONI celebrated its 137th anniversary recognizing 10 civilians and five Sailors with awards in an annual ceremony.

 

 

 

 

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