Kerry Patton is the Co-Founder of the National Security Leadership Foundation, a non-profit organization pending 501c (3) status. He has worked in South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, focusing on intelligence and security interviewing current and former terrorists, including members of the Taliban. He is the author of “Sociocultural Intelligence: The New Discipline of Intelligence Studies” and the children’s book “American Patriotism.” You can follow him on Facebook.
Mr. Kerry E. Patton is an internationally recognized security, terrorism, and intelligence expert. He has assisted and continues to assist in the research and development for an upcoming “National Security” degree program for a major University as well as serves as a Director, researcher and curriculum developer for a new U.S. Army Special Operations program out of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center School.
For over 18 years he has served in the Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and as a contractor within the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Patton has taught members of the National Security Agency, Defense Security Services Agency, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Agency, along with Domestic and International federal government organizations and numerous State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to name a few in terrorism, intelligence, and physical security related issues.
He has briefed some of the highest of government officials ranging from Ambassadors, Congressmen, Senators, and Pentagon Staff. He has served his country honorably throughout South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe serving within multiple capacities ranging from human intelligence to dignitary protection of Afghan President Karzi. He has interviewed (outside interrogations) terrorists and former terrorists within Hezb Islami Gulbadine, Taliban, Maoists, and the Palestinian Liberation Organization as well as political party members associated to terrorist organizations.
He holds an Occupational Instructor Certification through the United States Air Force, two Associates Degrees from the Community College of the Air Force in Criminal Justice and Instruction of Technical Military Science, a Bachelors Degree from American Military University in Intelligence Studies Concentrating in Terrorism, and a Masters Degree in Strategic Intelligence concentrating in Global Terrorism. Most recently, Mr. Patton completed the manuscript for his upcoming book titled, “Sociocultural Intelligence: A New Discipline in Intelligence Studies” which will be publicly available June of 2010 through Continuum International Publishing Group. Mr. Patton has several published articles written.
He can often be heard as a guest on the John Batchelor, John Loftus, and or the Tom Marr radio shows. Mr. Patton is also the Vice President of Training and Public Relations for the Emerald Society of the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, www.esflea.org. When time permits, Mr. Patton conducts guest speaking engagements for Universities throughout the United States on “Cultural Complexities throughout Afghanistan.” He currently teaches terrorism, intelligence, and protection management courses for Henley Putnam University.