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Bryce W.

U.S. Air Force


Last updated: Jan 10, 2023

Bryce W. Mitchell is an Air Force Intelligence Officer serving with the Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C. In this role, he focuses his efforts on understanding how U.S. adversaries are employing emerging technology for defense purposes. Prior to this, Bryce served in the United Kingdom as the Deputy Branch Chief for East Africa Counterterrorism Analysis at the U.S. Africa Command. He oversaw the production of intelligence on African violent extremist groups for senior U.S. policymakers, while also supporting targeted counterterrorism operations in Somalia. Bryce holds an MA in International Affairs, with a concentration in Espionage and Surveillance from King’s College London. He also graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a BS in International History.  Bryce has interned as a research assistant in the personal office of Secretary (ret.) Donald Rumsfeld and in Congress with Congressman Adam Kinzinger. Bryce’s writing is published in the Air Force’s Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs.

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