Marine Corps Intelligence Activity
Oceanographer and Geospatial Analyst, Asia-Pacific Branch
Inger Kittle is an Oceanographer and Geospatial Analyst in the Asia-Pacific Branch of the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA). Before coming to MCIA, she began her career with the DOD as a student intern in the Training Department at the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO), integrating training pipelines for hydrographic surveyor positions as well as developing database solutions for capturing survey manning requirements. After completing her undergraduate degree in Geography specializing in Marine Science and GIS, she moved to NAVO’s Littoral and Riverine Department providing tactical oceanographic analysis products for operations, exercises, and crisis-decision support.
In her current role, she supports the Marine Corps by providing environmental intelligence in support of amphibious operations and planning. She participates in several maritime policy groups and serves as the Marine Corps chair for the Littoral Working Group, a multi-service/agency maritime advisory association focused on navigation related issues for littoral operations. She is committed to increasing data access and interoperability in the littoral realm through collaborative analysis and partnerships across the DOD and private sectors.
Ms. Kittle has an M.B.A. from Western Governors University as well as a B.S. in Geography from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program from the Graduate School USA in DC and was the Distinguished Graduate of her ODNI Analysis 201 class.