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News | Feb. 11, 2022

DIA Museum brochure launches!

By DIA Public Affairs

Since the establishment of DIA in 1961, the Agency has supported one overarching goal: securing the United States from foreign and domestic adversarial threats.
Using a unique collection of artifacts and exhibits to demonstrate how the Agency has carried out its mission, the DIA Museum provides a unique, declassified look at DIA’s role in history. For the first time since opening in 2018, a brochure is now available to guide guests through their visit.

The brochure highlights artifacts from pinnacle moments in history, such as the briefing book used to inform President John F. Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Osama bin Laden’s notebook and will, and a letter written to George Washington about British troop movements during the American Revolutionary War.

The 20-page booklet contains brief descriptions of key DIA missions and shows how the museum highlights the stories behind these missions. To help visitors understand the significance of the Agency’s role in world events, the museum utilizes five major themes: Exposing the Truth, Supporting Operations, Bringing Them Home, Enabling Diplomacy, and Staying Ahead through Innovation and Technology. Each theme gets its own full page highlighting key artifacts and describing their historical significance.

The history of the United States cannot be told without venerating the events, organizations and people that helped preserve the American way of life. DIA has played a significant part in this history. Check out the incredible stories behind DIA’s history by reading the DIA Museum brochure.