Colonel Keith Crawford joined the NWC as 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 through the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1995 and holds a Master of Strategic Intelligence from National Intelligence University and a Master of Strategic Studies from Air War College. He is a Master Navigator with over 2,500 flight hours and numerous deployments in various platforms including EC-130 and AC-130 aircraft. Colonel Crawford commanded the 11th Intelligence Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida and has various staff assignments to include Theater Special Operations Command experience as well as a tour as an interagency liaison for United States Special Operations Command in Washington, D.C.
Functional expertise: Special Operations; National Security Strategy; Strategic Intelligence
Regional expertise: East and West Africa