TSgt Steve Waide

TSgt Steve Waide

Dates of Service: Jun 1997 - Jul 2017
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  • AB Jun 97
  • Amn Dec 97
  • A1C Oct 98
  • SrA Jun 00
  • SSgt Nov 02
  • TSgt Dec 09

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Diverse leader with an investigative mindset and ability to think and solve problems under pressure / extreme situations without fail. Skilled in emergency management, process improvement (Lean/6 Sigma), personnel management, physical security, training, critical thinking, analysis, Microsoft Office software, and conflict management. US Citizen with an active Top Secret Security Clearance. https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-waide-0ab221b5

Military Experiences

Jul 2016 - Present
27 IS
ISR Assessments Section Chief
Lead manager of assessing gathered intelligence ensuring collection and requirements are matched. Developing innovative ways to alleviate duplication of effort and saturation of non-actionable intel.
Jan 2014 - Jul 2016
27 IS
AF DCGS Ops Center Training Section Chief
Managed training cadre of 4 personnel. Facilitated Command & Control (C2) training for $3b ISR enterprise. Developed training materials and training tactics for trainers and trainees.
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Targeting NCO
Led development and fusion of Joint Special Ops Forces plans and missions into theater contingency plans. Assisted Korean Military forces with planning and training for strategic military operations
May 2009 - Jan 2013
612 AOC
NCOIC, Analysis Cell
Gathered, researched and fused intelligence products relating to Latin America studies, drug-trafficking cartels, humanitarian operations, guerrilla warfare, and military tactics.


(10 months)
Nov 2004 - Apr 2005
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Deployed in support of Air Force Special Operations AC-130 missions
Nov 2003 - Feb 2004
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Deployed in support of Air Force Special Operations AC-130 missions

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

May 2011 - Jun 2011

Jul 2002 - Aug 2002

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

AOC Initial Qualification Training Technician Course


May 2016

DoD Intelligence Analyst Certification

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher