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Wayne M. Hall-bio

NAME:  Wayne M. Hall

Brigadier General, US Army, Retired

Title: Intelligence Adviser

Security Clearance: TS/SBI, SCI access


757.638.4806 (H), 757.647.4371  (C)



Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR). Provides advanced analysis and advanced collection support to the Joint Irregular Warfare Center at USJFCOM. Supported J9 Joint Urban Resolve 2004 and 2005 to develop ways to counter the enemy's ways to plan, employ, and assess effectiveness of IEDs. Developed alternative ways to use intelligence against insurgents in urban operational environments with a distributed decision support system (D2S2)  Virtual Brain, point persistent surveillance operations, advanced analysis, advanced collection, human collection, and the adversary's network/system.  Developed ISR framework to support urban operations and briefed thoughts to Battlespace Awareness (BA) Functional Capability Board (FCB). Provided senior concept support to Ft. Huachuca's Battle Command Battle Lab for future Army ISR. Developed and implemented program of instruction for advanced analysis. Provided senior concept developer support to DARPA's  Real Time Adversarial and Decision Making (RAID) technology experiments and demonstrations. Provides advanced analysis seminars to Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Joint intelligence organizations officers, NCOs, civilians, and Soldiers, Marines, and Airmen.

Intelligence support to Homeland Security. Provided creative thinking, knowledge, and intelligence expertise to Homeland Security Advanced Concepts Technology Demonstration (ACTD). Developed ways to think about terrorist attacks in the US homeland, intelligence concepts of operation, techniques, and procedures for anticipating and denying terrorist attacks. Provided senior intelligence advisor support to USJFCOM J7 on Homeland Security.

Knowledge operations. Senior concept developer to USJFCOM J9 and J7 in knowledge, knowledge management, and knowledge readiness. Wrote an extensive knowledge primer on the use of knowledge, knowledge management and knowledge readiness in military operations. Senior intelligence observer in Millennium Challenge 02 for knowledge operations. Senior Concept Developer for J9's multi-national information sharing limited objective experiment (LOE) and collaborative information environment (CIE) LOE. Provided senior intelligence advisor support to TRADOC and Fort Gordon in TF Network development.

Future conflict.  Senior concept developer for counter-insurgency operations in urban settings.  Senior intelligence advisor to J9's  Project Alpha- a creative think tank for futuristic concepts and roles of technology. Designed asymmetric (terrorist and insurgents) opposing force (OPFOR) concepts and implementation  for Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Served as senior intelligence advisor for Army Intelligence Master Plan (AIMP) for future conflict, roles and missions, and training and education. Wrote and presented future conflict essay for the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) national meeting.

Red teaming. Critical thinker on intelligence, knowledge management, knowledge readiness, information operations, asymmetric warfare in TRADOC's Devil's  Advocate and Red Team programs. Red Team reviewer for USDI and USSOCOM for intelligence campaign plan (ICP) work. Provided USSOCOM lecture and seminar on future conflict. Provided Red Teaming and creative thinking and theory classes to TRADOC's Red Team University. Served on Board of Visitors for Red Team University.

Future environment and technological implications. Developed and led innovative concept called the Distributed Decision Support System (D2S2) Virtual Brain to provide decision support to deployed commanders. Developed a concept to establish a Joint Information Domain Component Command - JxI project. Provided ideas and concepts for finding and attacking insurgents' networks, leveraging expertise to help understand counter-terror data, using traditional and non-traditional  collection and advanced analysis to plan, execute, and assess counter-terror activities. At Oak Ridge National Lab, led technologists  to improve application of technologies and efforts to discern technological implications, advocating for a Joint Information Superiority Proving Ground, Internet Replicator, future security, knowledge management, information superiority.

Information operations (IO). As J2 US Forces Korea, incorporated information operations (IO) into the Korean peninsula intelligence estimate. Incorporated IO into the Army's Intelligence XXI study.  Presented over 20 classes to National Defense University Information Operations students. Presented classes on IO to the Army's School of Advanced Military Studies. Provided concept paper that influenced the intellectual shaping of information operations for J9, JFCOM.

Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). As 501st MI Brigade commander, supervised aerial and ground intelligence collection operations in Korea. As J2, USFK, directed collection and denial planning and operations against North Korea involving all intelligence disciplines, automation and communications  architectures. Sustained day and night all-source intelligence analysis and collection operations.

Relevant Work:

    Hall Consulting Company. July 2005 to present; Title: President /CEO.  Provides consulting services on Information Operations; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR); ISR support to the lED problem; Red Teaming; future conflict; intelligence operations in M&S; virtual work environments;  knowledge management and operations; adversary scenarios; creative problem solving; and critical thinking; was project lead for J9 Urban Operations Office in urban ISR and the Distributed Decision Support System (D2S2)  Virtual Brain; wrote USDI's JIOC-After Next vision; wrote curricula for advanced analysis; wrote advanced analysis white paper, wrote book ­ Intelligence Analysis How To Think In Complex Environments (advanced analysis for counterinsurgencies and irregular warfare). Provides two-week seminars on advanced analysis to the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Joint intelligence organizations.

    MZM, Inc. June 2002-June 2005; Title: Senior Executive Vice President for Homeland Security and Future Conflict.

Provided consulting services on homeland security and planning for future conflict; on future intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations; on Red Teaming plans and on future conflict; and assisted clients in thinking about future roles, missions, implications for information operations (IO) and the role of knowledge in future conflict. Provided lectures to Industrial College ofthe Armed Forces (ICAF) and National Military Intelligence College (NMIC).

      Hall & Associates, Inc., 2000 - 2002; Title: President/CEO

Provided consulting services in ISR, Information Operations, and Future Conflict for clients in Washington, D.C.; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Suffolk, Virginia. Clients included 17 , J2, and J9, US Joint Forces Command; Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC); Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD); National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA); System of Systems Analytics (SoSA); SoAR Technology; Joint Forces Intelligence Center (JFIC); Army Intelligence Master Plan (AIMP); Veridian; TRW; SRI, Homeland Security Advanced Concept Technology  Demonstration (HLS ACTD); TRADOC, and DARPA.

      Center for Information Advantage, Oak Ridge Tennessee, 1999- 2001; Title:  Director Responsible for developing commercial IO program, and developing a vision for greater involvement of Oak Ridge technologists with other governmental agencies.

     U.S. Army, Washington, DC, 1998-1999; Title:  Brigadier General, Director, Intelligence XXI Study

Led and produced study of the future of Army Military Intelligence in 1998-1999. Managed study team of 30 people and budget of $1.2 million. Produced study report with over 80 recommendations for change to shape Army intelligence.

     U.S. Forces Korea, Seoul, Korea, 1996-1998; Title:  Brigadier General, J2, USFK, Deputy C2, Combined Forces Command (CFC).

Led 24/7 collection, automation, communications,  and analytic operations, providing indications and warning, collection planning, all-source analysis, and intelligence estimates. Brought innovations in visualization and analysis to intelligence operations. Wrote controversial intelligence estimate used to drive POL/MIL activities as well as corresponding military operations plans.

     U.S. Army, Intelligence and Security Command, Seoul, Korea, 1994-1996; Title: Colonel, Commander, 501st Military Intelligence Brigade Commanded Military Intelligence Brigade. Conducted real-world 24/7 collection, communications,  automation, and analytic operations for Commander in Chief, U.S. Forces Korea. Developed theater analytic center element (ACE) and deployable intelligence support element (DISE) designed to support Apache helicopter operations.

     U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC, 1989-1991; Title: Lieutenant Colonel, Commander, 313 MI Battalion, 82d Airborne Division

Led battalion during Just Cause and Desert Storm/Desert Shield.

     U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC, 1987-1989; Title: Lieutenant Colonel, G2, 82d Airborne Division

Responsible for all division intelligence operations.

Education: Civilian:

Educational Doctorate (EdD), Education, George Washington

University, 1985

Master of Military Arts and Sciences (MMAS), Military Strategy and

Theory, Command and General Staff College (1985)

Master of Science, Education, Kansas State University, 1977

Bachelor of Science, History, University of Nebraska, 1969

Senior Executive Program, The Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina

Military:       National War College, 1991-1992

School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), 1985




Stray Voltage: War in the Information Age, Naval Institute Press, 2003

Intelligence Analysis How To Think In Complex Environments, Praeger Security International, December 2009

Intelligence Collection How To Plan and Execute Collection Operations In Complex Environments, will be published by Praeger Security International in January 2012


"Janus  Paradox, " AUSA Landpower Essay

"Information Operations,” Cyber Sword

Numerous articles in Military Intelligence and Military Review