DIA Connections

DIA Connections is an exciting new podcast. Featuring overlooked or unfamiliar aspects of who we are, what we do, and the countless ways we’ve impacted the lives of people everywhere. Since its creation in 1961, the Defense Intelligence Agency has been the nation’s premier all-source military intelligence organization. Our team at DIA deploys globally, alongside warfighters and interagency partners, to defend America’s national security interests. However, we are so much more, as this podcast series will reveal.

Podcast Episodes


Synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, are now the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths in the United States. This episode examines DIA’s role in tracking the shadowy production and distribution networks trading in this lethal drug. Listen Now.




Dale Dye

When Hollywood directors Oliver Stone and Steven Spielberg want war scenes to look and feel authentic, the military advisor they rely on is Dale Dye. In this episode, Dye visits DIA where he discusses how, after surviving more than 30 combat operations in the Vietnam War, he became a catalyst in changing the way Hollywood makes war movies. Coming Soon.