October, 2014

Oct. 9, 2014

Former DIA director joins shipmates in celebration of Navy’s 239th birthday

Retired Vice Adm. Lowell E. Jacoby joined sailors assigned to DIA in celebration of the Navy’s 239th birthday at DIA Headquarters, Oct. 9.Jacoby, the 15th DIA director from 2002 to 2005, gave his

Oct. 7, 2014

Making Intelligence Education More Accessible: NIU Opens Academic Center in Quantico

“After several years of careful planning and coordination between National Intelligence University (NIU), FBI and Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, I am pleased to report that the NIU Quantico

Oct. 6, 2014

George Washington knew the importance of counterintelligence

On Oct. 5, 1775, Gen. George Washington informed the president of the Continental Congress, John Jay, that he was in possession of an incriminating letter from Dr. Benjamin Church, the surgeon general

Oct. 3, 2014

Celebrating the Legacy of Valor during Hispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic Medal of Honor Society’s Legacy of Valor exhibit is on display at Defense Intelligence Agency Headquarters this week as part of the agency’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. 

Oct. 1, 2014

Happy 53rd birthday, DIA

The Defense Intelligence Agency began operations as the nation’s primary producer of military intelligence Oct. 1, 1961. Then-Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara established DIA to fill a critically

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