Kurt M. Saffer

Kurt M. Saffer

Adjunct Faculty

Intelligence, Counter-terrorism, Homeland Defense, Cyber, Space & Special Operations.

Senior Joint Forces Leader with diverse experience of 26+ years active military service specializing in Intelligence, SOF, Cyber, Space, Strategic Operational Planning, Counterterrorism, Tactics, Security, Force Protection and Command experience.  Results-driven and collaboration-focused on program/project management, optimal organizational performance and transformational solutions.  Retired United States Air Force.

Courses Taught

CRIM 310: Introduction to the Intelligence Community

CRIM 312: Intelligence Analysis & Techniques


MBA – Global Management, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Arts – Communication Studies, Minor – Criminal Justice, California State University

Professional Military Education
Air War College, Air University
Space Intelligence Formal Training Unit (Space Analyst: Certified)
Joint Space Operations Center Fundamentals Course (Air & Space Center: Certified)
Anti-terrorism Level II Course (Force Protection (FP) Level II: Certified)
Cyberspace Analyst (Standards & Evaluations Certified)
Joint Service Officer (JSO: Certified)
Joint Professional Military Education II, Joint Forces Staff College
Center for Special Operations Warfighters Course, Joint Special Operations University
Air Command and Staff College, Air University
NATO Intelligence Course, NATO School
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense Against Terrorism Course, NATO School
USAF Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Manager’s Course
Introduction to Personnel Recovery Course, Joint Personnel Recovery Agency
Squadron Officer’s School, Air University
Middle East Orientation Course
Responsible Officers Course (Force Protection Level II: Certified)
Dynamics of International Terrorism Course
USAF Combat Survival Training Course (Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Trained)
Special Operations Liaison Element Course
Introduction to Special Operations Course
Joint Targeting School
Joint Intel Crisis Management Orientation Course, Defense Intelligence Agency
Intelligence Technical Training School, Fundamentals of, and Intelligence Operations Course
US Army Airborne School