Kenneth J. Costine Address: 808 Arthur Ave, Oceanside, CA 92057 Cell: 760/622-5463 Business: 703/275-3042 KennC123@gmail.com Security Clearance: Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information with Counter- Intelligence Polygraph (TS/SCI CI Poly) Summary: Senior Intelligence Subject Matter Expert with twenty years of experience in the development and validation of reporting requirements and information gathering strategies, compliance with intelligence oversight regulations, privacy laws, and protection of civil liberties. Expert at identifying and gathering information from state, local, or tribal elements within the region; assists partners in assessing the intelligence value of information and in identifying counterintelligence or other operational concerns. Well-versed in creating intelligence reports that balance the needs of protecting sources while also protecting the integrity of the information. Experience: 03/15/2012 – Present - Terrorist Identities Analyst (GS-12/5), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Directorate of Terrorist Identities (DTI), Analysis Enhancement Group (AEG), Washington D.C. As a Terrorist Identities Analyst performs all-source research, analysis and production via providing critical information on important terrorist leaders and operatives involved in attack planning against the United States, its interests aboard, and its allies. Performed analyses of terrorist identities worldwide developing and producing a broad range of finished intelligence products focusing on terrorist identities and watchlisting actions in support of US national security and law enforcement objectives. Prepared and presented written and oral briefings to senior internal and external customers on significant intelligence issues affecting terrorist identities or watchlisting in a manner that met specific requirements. Maintained productive working relationships with colleagues, experts, Intelligence Community (IC), policy makers, and law enforcement agencies as appropriate, and used these relationships to share information of interest and push integration of terrorist identities analysis throughout the US Government. 09/25/2011 – 03/14/2012 - Watchlisting Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) Analyst (GS-12/4), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Directorate of Terrorist Identities (DTI), Quality Assurance and Training Branch (QTB), Washington D.C. As a Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) Analyst, had the duties and responsibilities to obtain "watchlist" nominations from various sources, including the Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State (DoS), Department of Defense (DoD), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and create or enhance records in its terrorist identities database, the Terrorist Identities Datarmart Environment (TIDE).
Additionally, tracked, identified, and managed identity information on known or suspected terrorists in the TIDE system, and nominate identities as terrorist threats, in accordance with United States Intelligence Community-approved thresholds, terrorist Identities Group-specific analytic procedures, and data rules. Analyzed all-source reporting to identify and manage identity information on known or suspected terrorists. Assessed all-source reporting to determine the identity data required to nominate a terrorist-associated individual for USG screening opportunities. Facilitated collaboration in support of the integration of IC-wide terrorism analysis capabilities throughout the USG. Demonstrated a thorough knowledge of terrorist identities analysis, compilation, and dissemination, coupled with extensive knowledge of associated databases and watchlisting processes. 06/01/2009 - 09/24/2011, Watchlisting Analyst (Government) (GS-12/4), Defense Intelligence Agency, Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT), Washington D.C. As a Watchlisting Analyst (Government civilian,) Defense Intelligence Agency, JITF— CT, Watchlisting Division, performed intelligence analysis of United States (US) Department of Defense (DoD) datasets resulting in the identification of known or suspected terrorists and the subsequent nomination of the identified known or suspected terrorists into the US Government (USG) national terrorist watchlisting system via the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), to include specific DoD recommendations for inclusion on no—fly, selectee, or other national terrorist watchlists as appropriate, in fulfillment of the DoD component of Homeland Security Presidential Directive-6, (HSPD-6). Specific functions included: Reviewed captured terrorist documents and computer media for known or suspected terrorists (KSTs). Reviewed all DoD serialized record message traffic and the National Harmony database for KSTs. Nominated watch-listing candidates to the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) national watch-listing database - TIDE (Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment). Communicated watch-listing mission to all pertinent DoD elements. Provided support to service and COCOM Intelligence Directorates. 01/10/2009 - 05/09/2009, Intelligence Officer (JTF-Guantanamo Liaison Officer) (GS-12/4), Defense Intelligence Agency, Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT), Washington D.C. As the Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT) Liaison Officer (LNO) for the Joint Task Force - Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) coordinated intelligence requirements and analytic support for detainee interrogations. Facilitated tracking of time-sensitive requirements submitted by JITF-CT to JTF GTMO and ensuring the appropriate dissemination of positive and negative responses. As the JITF-CT LNO, cooperated closely with Joint Intelligence Group analysts from the Fusion Intelligence Cell, Interrogation Control Element (ICE), and Interagency Media Exploitation Cell (IMEC) to share information and provide pertinent analysis to address their requests for information (RFI). Responsibilities additionally included facilitating JTF
GTMO input on JITF-CT analytic products concerning current and former Guantanamo detainees. 04/28/2008 - O1/10/2009, Intelligence Officer (TIR to IIR Government Team Lead) (GS-12/4), Defense Intelligence Agency, Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT), Washington D.C. Participated in, and as required lead analytic or production engagements and initiatives on terrorism and/or IIR production related issues with counterparts in JITF-CT (IIR Team, Knowledge Management (KM) and other organizations (CIA, NSA, CITF, JITF-CT, GTMO). Conducted and provided weekly quality control assessments and reports to Branch leadership on Tactical Reporting archives and accountability, reporting any issues to Branch leadership. Collaborated to strengthen relationships and contribute to JITF-CT mission accomplishments. 10/15/2007 - 04/30/2008, Intelligence Officer (GS-12/3), (JITF-CT Watch Fusion Center EUCOM RDO), Defense Intelligence Agency, Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT), Washington D.C. Served as the EUCOM terrorism Regional Desk Officer (RDO) in the Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT) Warning and Fusion Center (WFC). Monitored and analyzed all-source terrorism reporting; provided accurate and timely advice regarding indicators of pending anti-U.S. terrorist operations. Provided timely recommendations to the WFC Team Chief (TC) regarding issuance of DoD and national threat warnings of terrorist activity against the U.S. and its interests. Provided time sensitive reports and briefings on worldwide terrorism-related issues to the TC, Joint Staff, CJCS, OSD and the Combatant Commands. Coordinated with DoD agencies and external intelligence community organizations on terrorism-related issues. Provided terrorism-related analysis and input to national level intelligence products and publications. 06/11/2007 - 10/14/2007, Intelligence Officer (GS-12/3), Defense Intelligence Agency, Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT), Washington D.C. Served as an entry-level intelligence officer in the HUMINT Exploitation Branch, Exploitation Division, Office for Intelligence Operations, Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT). As such, served as an entry-level Counterterrorism analyst, preparing drafts for review by more senior analysts of all-source strategic and operational intelligence analysis for presentation to policymakers and operators focusing on acquiring new intelligence data through detainee and media exploitation and incorporation of the data into JITF-CT intelligence production. 06/11/2005 - 06/09/2006, Intelligence Analyst (Lockheed Martin Corporation, GSE-13), Camp Delta, USNB Guantanamo Bay, Cuba As a contract Intelligence Analyst (Government Service Equivalent Grade 13 (GSE-13) at Camp Delta, USNB Guantanamo Bay for Lockheed Martin Corporation coordinated intelligence requirements and analytic support for detainee interrogations. Facilitated tracking of time- sensitive requirements submitted by JTF GTMO and ensured the appropriate dissemination of positive and negative responses. As the part of an interrogation “Tiger Team”, cooperated closely with JIG analysts from the Fusion Intelligence Cell, interrogation Control Element (ICE), and Interagency Media Exploitation Cell (IMEC) to share information and provide pertinent analysis
to address requests for information (RFI). Responsibilities additionally included facilitating JTF GTMO input on Joint Intelligence Group (JIG) analytic products concerning current and former Guantanamo detainees. 08/01/2004 - 10/31/2004, Intelligence Chief (CONUS), United States Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division G-2, Camp Pendleton, California Led all aspects pertaining to the administration, operations, logistics, budget and technical systems encompassing the G-2. Senior advisor to the G-2 Officer on all matters concerning enlisted Marines. Designated Intelligence Chief G-2, 1st Marine Division (CONUS), insuring the personnel management and staffing of all forward Marine battalions with properly trained intelligence Marines, including all aspects of administration, operations, logistics, budget and technical systems. 03/01/2004 - 07/31/2004, G-2 Operations Chief, United States Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division G-2, Camp Pendleton, California Supervised and coordinated daily operations of the Division G-2 (CONUS) section. Responsible for 20 men, reporting to the G-2 Operations Officer. Supervised training and preparation for combat deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom 2-2. Ensured eight battalions (10,000 men) had the proper intelligence training prior to deployment, and prepared for combat operations. 05/31/2003 - 02/29/2004, G-2 Senior Analyst, United States Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division G-2, Camp Pendleton, California Provided management of procurement and distribution of intelligence related equipment and products to multiple levels of command. Staffed and trained G-2 with enlisted men component for deployment. Ensured all subordinate unit (eight Battalions) intelligence sections had six enlisted Marines each fully trained in urban combat intelligence procedures. 11/22/2002 - 05/31/2003, G-2 Advance Party Chief / Dissemination Chief, United States Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division G-2, Kuwait Ensured G-2 Main Unit would arrive in Kuwait into prepared administrative and logistics with ability to support the G-2 prior to combat. As G-2 Dissemination Chief in country, once combat operations began, distributed all intelligence products, including 50,000 map hard copy and electronic products to subordinate units. 09/15/1997 - 09/15/2002, Intelligence Chief, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, United States Marine Corps, Camp Pendleton, California Led the overall day to day planning, training, and supervision of all aspects relating to ground infantry intelligence of a 1500-man U.S Marine Corps combat unit. Under direct supervision of the battalion intelligence officer, coordinated intelligence for 1500-man unit of Marines. Involved in planning, coordinating, and assisting in the execution of numerous Non-Combatant Operation (NEO) exercises, also real-time NEO in 2000. Education and Training: Baccalaureate of Arts, Intelligence Studies (Terrorism), American Military University (AMU)
DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE STRATEGIC ANALYSIS PROGRAM LEVEL 204/06/2011 - DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE STRATEGIC ANALYSIS PROGRAM LEVEL 110/03/2007 - Advanced Critical Thinking DIA 07/26/2011 - 07/29/2011 Advanced DI Analytical Briefing Workshop DIA 05/18/2011 - 05/20/2011 Advanced DI Analytical Writing Workshop DIA 04/06/2011 - 04/08/2011 Counterterrorism Analyst Course (CAC) DIA 05/12/2008 - 05/16/2008
Analytical Writing for Intelligence Producers DIA 09/06/2007 - 09/10/2007
Fundamentals of Intelligence Analysis (FIA) DIA 08/27/2007 - 10/03/2007