Risk & Military Intelligence
Greg Ford retired after a 24-year Army career as a Military Intelligence Officer and is now pursuing a Master’s Degree in Applied International Studies at the University of Washington’s Jackson School for International Studies. Prior to restarting his academic career, Ford was a project hire for The Walt Disney Company on their Global Intelligence and Threat Analysis team.
His final position in the Army was as the Garrison Commander for the Presidio of Monterey, which hosted the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Prior to this position, he has over twenty years in military intelligence positions, including serving as the Senior Intelligence Officer at the Battalion, Brigade, and Division levels across the world including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Korea.
His areas of expertise are advocating for operations-intelligence fusion, intelligence requirements, development and training of intelligence analysts, as well as spearheading intelligence assessments from tactical to strategic levels.
Ford’s education includes a bachelor’s degree is from Western Oregon University, a master’s degree from Webster University in Business and Organizational Security Management, and his US Army War College Fellowship was at the Daniel. K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. He has published articles on Military Intelligence Operations in the Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin on tactical intelligence operations and conducting intelligence partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region.