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Watch DIA’s Beyond the Beltway: NORAD/NORTHCOM

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March 15, 2017 — DIA's Beyond the Beltway explores DIA's presence outside Washington, D.C., and gives a behind-the-scenes look at how this presence in over 140 countries enables the agency's critical role in national security.

This episode focuses on DIA's presence at the bi-national U.S. Northern American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. Find out how U.S. and Canadian counterparts work together to conduct homeland defense, civil support and security cooperation. You'll learn about how NORAD/NORTHCOM provides air cover support for events like the Super Bowl and presidential inaugurations, partners with our neighbors - the Bahamas, Mexico and Canada - and assists with natural and manmade disasters within the U.S. You'll also hear from the director and deputy director of NORAD/NORTHCOM's Directorate for Intelligence (J2).

DIA provides military intelligence to warfighters and defense policymakers in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in support of U.S. military planning and operations. DIA plans, manages, and executes intelligence operations during peacetime, crisis and war.