Major James C. Anderson, Jr. is a United States Army Strategic Intelligence Officer with vast operational, tactical and strategic intelligence experience, including combat and peacekeeping tours in Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar and the Balkans regions. He received the Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Meritorious Service Medal and two Joint Service Commendation Medals for his bravery on these tours.
Most recently, Major Anderson served in two O5 leadership billets at the International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Afghanistan Headquarters as the Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence Analytical Requirements Cell Chief/OIC and Combined Joint Intelligence Operations Center-Afghanistan Program Manager.
He is an “honors recognized” graduate of the Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence program, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class, from the National Defense Intelligence College (now called the National Intelligence University) in Washington, D.C.
His educational background also includes a B.S. in Political Science and a Minor in English from Texas A&M University, where he was recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He also has two additional graduate degrees: an M.A. in Public Administration from Webster University and an M.A. in Leadership/Management Studies from The University of Texas-El Paso.