June 8, 2014

Good intelligence led to victory at Yorktown

After the American Revolution, British officer Major George Beckwith noted that “Washington did not really outfight the British, he simply outspied us.” American intelligence operations tipped the

June 6, 2014

Frocking ceremony highlights DIA petty officer

During a frocking ceremony May 30, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert pinned Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Margaret Steck to petty officer second class. Frocking often

June 2, 2014

Quantico base hosts DIA’s joint intelligence exercise

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Base Quantico website May 20, 2014.MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — Disarmed torpedoes and land mines lay strewn along the Potomac

June 1, 2014

Female spies of the American Revolution

It’s often noted that many important women of history are distinctly absent from history textbooks. That is not to say, however, that women haven’t made significant contributions to the trajectory of

May 25, 2014

John Jay: Founding Father and spy catcher

John Jay is best known for his roles as a Founding Father, the first Chief Justice of the United States and a co-author of the Federalist Papers. But not many know that some historians consider him to

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