Gary Gomez is currently Adjunct Faculty at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA teaching intelligence studies. He has over 20 years’ experience as a national security consultant with a focus on intelligence support for policy and decision making. He has supported numerous government efforts for DIA, CIA, NRO, NGA, the Office of Naval Intelligence, the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office, the National Maritime Intelligence Center, and the former National Maritime Domain Awareness Coordination Office. Mr. Gomez is a retired U.S. Navy F-14 pilot with combat missions in Operation Desert Storm and operational experience in maritime command and control. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from American University, Washington DC.