Colonel Keith Crawford joined the NWC as a member of the military faculty in July 2019. He recently served as the Commander, 449th Air Expeditionary Group, Camp Lemonnier, Republic of Djibouti. Colonel Crawford received his commission from the United States Air Force Academy in 1995. He has been awarded master's degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, National Intelligence University and Air War College. Colonel Crawford is a Master Navigator with over 2,500 hours in multiple aircraft to include the EC-130H Compass Call and AC-130H Spectre Gunship with deployments in support of operations in Europe, South America and the Middle East. His staff assignments include Theater Special Operations Command and Interagency Liaison for U.S. Special Operations Command. Colonel Crawford is a joint qualified officer and has command experience at the Group and Squadron levels.