May 21, 2014

DIA director commissions officers, receives honorary degree at alma mater

DIA Director Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn returned to his alma mater, the University of Rhode Island, last weekend to commission Army ROTC cadets and receive an honorary doctorate degree.   Flynn presided

May 20, 2014

DIA Names Deputy Director

DIA’s Director Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn announced today that Doug Wise will succeed David Shedd as the agency’s next deputy director. Wise comes to DIA from CIA, where he has served in a number of top

May 18, 2014

The rise and fall of a forgotten revolutionary hero: Silas Deane

In March of 1776, the Committee of Secret Correspondence appointed Silas Deane, a former delegate to the Continental Congress, as its covert agent in France. Along with John Adams, Deane had been

May 13, 2014

Military appreciation spotlight: Capt. Bjorn Listerud of NCMI

For four years, U.S. Army Capt. Bjorn Listerud bounced between deployments, both short- and long-term, to Iraq and Afghanistan. As an environmental science officer, he deployed to Iraq in 2008 for a

May 11, 2014

Secret Committees

Although the United States’ first formal intelligence agency wasn’t born until the creation of the Office of Strategic Services in 1942, American leaders had long recognized the need for intelligence,

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