Yesterday DIA employees bid farewell to the Honorable James R. Clapper, Jr. Mr. Clapper was a former Director of DIA, and the former Director of National Intelligence. We thank him for his many years of federal service and specifically his time at DIA. Best wishes on your retirement!

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Faces of Defense Intelligence: The Honorable James R. Clapper, Jr.
The Intelligence Community ranked #3 in the large agencies category for Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings.

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government
DIA is proud to announce the second of our two new Torch Bearers this year, Anne Love! To those who remember her, Anne was “formidable,” a “female Patton” with a strong command presence, and “demanding.” Anne believed she was doing remarkable work, and looked to her subordinates to do the same. But she was also known for her great smile, open-mindedness, and fairness. DIA recognizes Anne G....
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Faces of Defense Intelligence: Anne G. Love
DIA is proud to announce one of our two new Torch Bearers this year, Tim Pinkham! For three decades, Tim was the man behind the scenes for DIA covering the Middle East, a region rarely at peace. He never sought glory or recognition, but was counted on repeatedly to get the job done – to provide thoughtful, impartial analysis that often drove U.S. national security and operational...
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Faces of Defense Intelligence: Timothy H. Pinkham
On Sunday, December 4, 2016, the Defense Attaché Association partnered with SOME (So Others Might Eat) in its first charitable outreach initiative. Volunteering as food servers, dishwashers and clothing sorters, 27 members of the defense attaché community donned aprons to give back to the community of Washington, DC.

So Others Might Eat is an interfaith, community-based organization that...
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Today, DIA Director LtGen Vincent Stewart and Representative Terri A. Sewell visited Miles College to meet the next generation of American leaders.

After speaking to the student body about the importance of leadership and service, LtGen Stewart recited William Ernest Henley's "Invictus" and gave them a charge: "You are the masters of your fate. You are the captains of your soul."
DIA is thankful for the men and women in uniform serving abroad who protect us while we are enjoying this holiday with our friends and family. #HappyThanksgiving! #PassTheGravy
Today, LtGen Vincent Stewart visited Bowie State University to talk about careers in the Intelligence Community and global challenges to the United States. Afterward, DIA hosted a career fair for the students. Thanks to Bowie State for having us!
DIA’s latest installment in Faces of Defense Intelligence is Virginia Hall – the Limping Lady. She served as a member of the French ambulance corps, as an agent for the British Irregular Warfare Office, and as an operative for the United States Office of Strategic Services. By 1944, she had made her mark across the war, and to the Germans she was one of the most dangerous Allied spies.

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Faces of Defense Intelligence: Virginia Hall - The “Limping Lady”
DIA’s Deputy Director for Commonwealth Integration Air Vice Marshal Sean Corbett ran the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC, Oct. 30. He ran in support of British and American charities that support veterans. Thank you AVM Corbett!
DIA Command Senior Enlisted Leader, Master Gunnery Sergeant Scott Stalker, recently visited the DIA team at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Korea. MGySgt Stalker spoke to the group about leadership, training and education, values and integrity, and how important their work is to DIA, U.S. Forces Korea, and our allies. He presented two Airmen and Soldiers his personal coin for their outstanding work.
Happy birthday U.S. Navy! For 241 years, American sailors have stood as America's first line of defense. Our sailors unwaveringly advance American interests, rapidly respond to crises, and vigilantly defend the freedom of the seas so important to our national well-being.

To commemorate this occasion, on October 13 DIA hosted RADM Robert Sharp, Commander of the Office of Naval Intelligence,...
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To aid in the Hurricane Matthew response effort, DIA was pleased to provide an infrastructure report on Haiti as part of Department of Defense humanitarian assistance. The report is available to all responders at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's Hurricane Matthew support website.

You may download a copy of the DIA report here: [ Link ]

As the situation develops, damage and flood assessments will also be available including information about road closures, damaged structures and bridges, landslides, potential locations for helicopter landing zones, and additional information...

NGA launches public website for Hurricane Matthew response efforts
Yesterday, President Obama released a memorandum promoting diversity in the national security workforce, and DIA is fully committed to supporting this endeavor. In the words of our Director, LtGen Vincent Stewart, "We will do everything we need to do to change the culture from the bottom up and get the very best."

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Building a National Security Workforce That Fully Reflects America
We couldn't do our work without you! Happy birthday again National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency!
DIA would like to thank the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Director Robert Cardillo for the heartfelt birthday wishes! We appreciate all you do NGA!

"DIA Colleagues,

On behalf of the men and women of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, I wish you a happy anniversary as you celebrate 55 years of outstanding service to our Nation.

Your storied legacy - from the Cold War...
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Thank you to our partner, the National Reconnaissance Office, for the birthday wishes!