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John Sherman, chief information officer of the intelligence community, leads off the second day of the 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference, Aug. 14, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Striking a balance between compatibility and flexibility in the intelligence community Story

Andrew Hallman, deputy director of CIA for digital innovation, talks about optimizing the intelligence community, as well as developing and maturing digital platforms during the 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference, Aug. 14, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Countering cyber threats through digital innovation Story

Data officers from across the IC discuss the need to move data and information within the agencies to central databases and make it more readily available across the community during the DoDIIS Worldwide Conference, Aug. 14, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Data as a team sport: An intelligence community-wide panel discussion Story

Gen. John E. Hyten, commander, U.S. Strategic Command talks integrated command relationships and the role of information and intelligence to the combatant commands during the 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference August 13, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Big data and the future of war Story

DIA Director Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, left, and Chief Information Officer Jack Gumtow participate in a question and answer session during the 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference August, 13, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.
DIA kicks off 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference Story

National Intelligence University Announces Former DIA Director as 2018 Honorary Degree Recipient Story

DIA’s Bangkok Defense Attaché Office Aids Thai Soccer Team Rescue Story

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National Intelligence University announces former DIA director as 2018 honorary degree recipient Former DIA director retired Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess is set to receive an honorary doctorate in strategic intelligence. Burgess, who now serves as the Auburn University chief operating officer, will return to his alma mater at the National Intelligence University for the ceremony where the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will deliver the commencement address. Read more at https://go.usa.gov/xU5Hw.
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DIA’s Bangkok Defense Attaché Office Aids Thai Soccer Team Rescue. While the world watched the dramatic rescue of 12 youth soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand, members of the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Defense Attaché Office at the U.S. Embassy, Bangkok provided critical direct support to the trapped team and their rescuers. Read more at https://go.usa.gov/xUkwZ.
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A few DIA service members visited the Armed Services Retirement home this week in D.C. for their All American Independence Day cookout.
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With a presence in over 140 countries, DIA is committed to safeguarding the principles that are the heart of our country: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
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In this episode of DIA's Beyond the Beltway we travel to Stuttgart, Germany and Huntingdon, United Kingdom to show you DIA's support to U.S. Africa Command's role in deterring and defeating transnational threats in order to advance U.S. national interests, and promoting regional, security, stability and prosperity.
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Today DIA celebrated the Army’s 243rd birthday. Members of the Old Guard and Army Band performed, and keeping with Army tradition, the oldest and youngest Soldier in DIA cut the Army Birthday cake. #ArmyBDay
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Happy 243rd Birthday to the U.S. Army!
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America’s Army has stood ready to serve our nation for 243 years and today, our Soldiers stand ready to meet any challenge. This week we continue to celebrate the U.S. Army Birthday. #ArmyBDay.
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The U.S. Army’s birthday is June 14 and this year, we celebrate 243 years of service to our nation. This week, DIA recognizes America’s first national institution – the U.S. Army. #ArmyBDay
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To commemorate Memorial Day 2018, we honor our fallen colleagues who made the ultimate sacrifice from 1970-2004 with our Patriots Memorial Week. As the 2000’s progressed “the.com” bubble burst, the world experienced several natural disasters from the tsunami in South-East Asia to Hurricane Katrina. Reality TV, music sharing and the increased presence of the internet in daily life shaped the decade. Popular books became blockbuster movies, such as Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. Ironically by the end of the decade, Blockbuster Video stores were no longer popular. In 2008 Barack Obama became the first African American elected president of the United States. In 2004, DIA lost four colleagues who were killed in the line of duty while providing security to the DIA-led Iraq Survey group. Read more about the Patriot's Memorial and the lives of the fallen officers at http://www.dia.mil/About/Patriots-Memorial/
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As we continue to commemorate Memorial Day 2018 and honor our fallen colleagues who made the ultimate sacrifice from 1970-2004, we take a look back at 9/11. On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four U.S. airplanes crashing them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the Pennsylvania countryside. The terrorist attacks on America united the nation to defeat terrorism and started U.S. military operations in Afghanistan. Seven DIA employees working in the Office of the DIA Comptroller at the Pentagon were killed during the 9/11 attack.
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To commemorate Memorial Day 2018, we honor our fallen colleagues who made the ultimate sacrifice from 1970-2004 with our Patriots Memorial. The 90s were a decade of popular culture and growth for America, with the help of the internet the economy was booming. Operation Desert Storm liberated Kuwait and the internet search engine, Google was founded. Nelson Mandela was elected as the President of South Africa. From 1996 to 2000 DIA lost three Defense Attachés through random acts of violence and terrorism in Egypt, Kenya, and Niger.
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To commemorate Memorial Day 2018, we honor our fallen colleagues who made the ultimate sacrifice from 1970-2004 with our Patriots Memorial. In the 1980’s, Americans embraced the Morning in America Again movement that ushered Ronald Reagan into the White House. The threat of communism loomed throughout much of the decade but came to an end in 1989, when the Berlin Wall was torn down, ending the Cold War. Motorola introduced the first mobile phone, John Lennon was murdered, and the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after launch. These events make the 80’s remembered for its consumerism and materialism. From 1982 to 1988, DIA lost five Defense Attachés to terrorist incidents in Greece, Paris, Guatemala, and the attack on the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon.
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DIA would like to congratulate Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Page for receiving the AFCEA DC 2018 Military IT Leadership Award. AFCEA recognizes outstanding officers and enlisted service members across each of the military services and joint community for their contribution to the warfighter using information technology. Page serves as a DIA Special Intelligence Communications Leading Petty Officer and Chief Information Office Assistant Leading Petty Officer providing intelligence products and services to U.S. warfighters, senior military, and civilian defense leaders in direct support of DoD strategic plans and joint military operations. To see the full list of awardees, visit https://dcevents.afceachapters.org/leadershipawards2018/2017awardees_list.
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To commemorate Memorial Day 2018, we honor our fallen colleagues who made the ultimate sacrifice from 1970-2004 with our Patriots Memorial. The 1970’s was a turbulent time with the fight for equality, high inflation and oil embargo, the war in Vietnam, the Watergate scandal, and the breakup of the Beatles. Amidst the doom and gloom there was also good news. NASA’s Apollo13 Moon Mission returned to earth safely, the Walt Disney World Resort opened in Florida, and Microsoft and the Apple computer companies were created. Unfortunately, DIA tragically lost six employees, all of whom worked for the Defense Attaché Service. One served as an assistant Army attaché in Jordan, while the others supported Operation Babylift in the closing days of the Vietnam War.
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Congratulations to the 5K and 10K winners of this year’s DIA Director’s Run. Thanks to all who participated in this year’s event.
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The DIA workforce joined Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley this morning for the 2018 Director’s Run.
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In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, DIA would like to thank all of the men and women of DIA who are committed to excellence in defense of the nation. #PSRW
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Congratulations to U.S. Navy Capt. Robert Buzzell, defense attaché to the Netherlands, for receiving the Netherlands Decoration of Merit in Gold. Buzzell received the award for exceptional merits toward the Netherlands armed forces.
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DIA would like to thank Gen. Dunford for spending time with the agency's workforce yesterday.
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