ROBERT A. MIRABELLO
Robert A. Mirabello, Colonel USAF (Retired), has over 40 years of experience in military and civilian intelligence education and training; program and curriculum development; execution and evaluation; war gaming and simulation; and experiential education design and implementation. Mr. Mirabello has been a senior faculty member of the Intelligence and Security Academy since 2010. He is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Maryland University College and an adjunct faculty member at the Daniel Morgan School of National Security. From 2008-2010 Mr. Mirabello was a key staff advisor to the Chief Learning Officer, Department of Homeland Security, for the development and integration of the interagency National Security Professional Development (NSPD) program, as well the DHS Homeland Security Planning and Executive Leadership Development programs. From 2007-2008 he was program manager of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Intelligence Community Officer Course, a professional development program for prospective Intelligence Community (IC) executives. From 1990-2007 Mr. Mirabello held several positions at National Intelligence University, including Director of Joint Professional Military Training, Department Chair, and Dean of Faculty. From 1985-1990 he oversaw over 450 field grade students, faculty, and staff at the Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University. Colonel Mirabello’s military service included combat flying tours in Southeast Asia, and intelligence and related assignments at the squadron, wing, and major command levels, and at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). His awards include the Meritorious Civilian Service (DIA) Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (AF/3 Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)), and the Air Medal (2 OLC). Mr. Mirabello has a B.S. (International Affairs), from the USAF Academy (1968), and an M.A. (International Affairs), from The Fletcher School, Tufts University (1969). He has completed the Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, Squadron Officers’ School, Armed Forces Staff College, and the National Security Management Course.