A native of Coronado, California, JD McCreary was commissioned in 1991 from the United States Naval Academy and received a degree in Physics. In 1993, he was winged as a Naval Flight Officer in Pensacola, receiving orders to NAS Whidbey Island, WA and the EA-6B Prowler community.
JD McCreary has served in operational tours including Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, DENY FLIGHT, DELIBERATE FORCE, ENDURING FREEDOM, and IRAQI FREEDOM. He has planned and executed tactical, operational and strategic Electronic Warfare in support of both conventional and special operations.
He currently serves as Chief, Disruptive Technology Programs for the Sensors and Intelligent Systems Directorate at Georgia Tech Research Institute. Key initiatives include advising DOD leadership on future Force Design and the role of artificial intelligence in warfighter Decision Superiority.