Colonel (Ret.) Lee T. Wight the Director of the Joint Strategic and Tactical Analysis Command Center for the DC Metropolitan Police Department. The Center’s mission is to is to research, correlate, and disseminate timely, accurate, and actionable information from multiple sources in order to support robust analysis and deploy personnel and resources in real-time. Director Wight also recently completed a two –year term as the National Fusion Center Association Vice-President and currently sits as a board member of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee. Director Wight previously served as the Executive Director of the Washington Regional Threat Analysis Center (DC Fusion Center) from 2013 to 2016.
Col (Ret.) Wight is a Hobbs, New Mexico, native. Prior to retiring from the USAF after 27 years of service, Col (Ret.) Wight served as the Chief of Air Force Strategy at the Pentagon, where he focused on future threats, alternative force structures, and developed long term strategic policy. He was also Commander, 52d Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, where he led over 16,000 military, civilian and dependent personnel who maintained, deployed and employed F-16 and A-10 aircraft, TPS 75 radar systems and $2.5B of U.S. Protection level 1 assets. Col Wight has a son, Captain Taylor Wight, USAF (31) and daughter, Shanna (24).