About Brian McIntosh
Presently I am a senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha
(UNO). My major is in
Geography with minors in Imagery Interpretation and Military Science. This
Web page is one
requirement for Geography 4050, Geographic
I am originally from Janesville, Wisconsin. I have spent over two-thirds
of my working career in
the U.S. Air Force as an imagery interpreter. Of those I spent nine in Virginia
and the United
Kingdom (UK). My units for those two assignments were the 480th Air Intelligence
the U.S. European
Command's Joint Analysis Center at RAF Molesworth, UK, respectively.
Presently I am working at the U.S.
Strategic Command in Bellevue, Nebraska.
My academic background includes some courses and professional training readers
of this page
may find interesting. My present career track began in May 1986 when I attended
Imagery Interpretation School in Denver, Colorado. Afterwards I received
my first assignment
to Langley AFB in Virginia. In 1987 I attended advanced interpretation training
Defense Sensor Interpretation and Training Program at Offutt AFB in Nebraska.
additional multispectral imagery training through the USAF Advanced Sensor
Applications Training and Advanced Systems Training courses. Leadership
training I obtained at the former Non-Commissioned
Officer's (NCO) Leadership School and the
My first degree was awarded by the Community College of the Air Force and was the culmination of nine years of military and civilian education. My civilian education being a mixed bag of classes taken at St. Leo College, Christopher Newport University, Thomas Nelson Community College, and the University of Maryland, I wanted to complete my bachelor's degree at one university - UNO.
My interests in geography are heavily in favor of the physical aspects versus
the human or
cultural. Remote sensing is my strong suit due to professional training
and career experience.
Through school I have continued to expand my knowledge of remote sensing
and achieved a
greater understanding of Geographic Information Systems, cartography, and
Web sites of interest to me include: