Jackson joined the Joint Military Operations Department faculty in August 2017 and serves as the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) faculty representative at the U.S. Naval War College. He is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College officers course and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School at Joint Forces Staff College. Within DIA, he has specialized in intelligence planning and collection. Jackson has served overseas in Europe, the Middle East and at the combatant commands. He holds a masters from the University of Arizona and a bachelor's from George Mason University.