Served 26 years in the intelligence community for the Navy (Captain) where she was the Intelligence lead for the standup of U.S. Africa Command and later served as Chief of Staff Intelligence & Director, Defense Intelligence Security Cooperation for the Continent of Africa. Kathleen also lead all Manpower, Personnel Training & Education requirements for the Navy Intelligence Community reshaping of the entire associated force post 9/11, and served as the US European command Counter-terrorism Branch Chief
Served 34 years in the intelligence community for the Navy (Captain), DoD, DIA Directorate for Science & Tech, & USSOCOM. Martin worked in the ME-Africa Regional Intelligence Center & developed and implemented special collection ops against ISIS/ISIL forces in Iraq & Syria including detection & elimination of chemical weapons & early identification/tracking of radical refugees. As Senior Collection Manager for U.S. Africa Command, he directed the Theater Collection Management enterprise including Joint Reconnaissance Center & Intel, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) program. As Director of Ops for USSOCOM Special Reconnaissance Capabilities Div., Martin was the lead for Special Operations missions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Philippines, Europe/EURASIA & Africa.