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Defense Intelligence Agency

Starting next year the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) will require all contractors who conduct sensitive compartmented information work to pass a counterintelligence-scope polygraph. The DIA Director of Security, Michael Londregan, issued the notice last week notifying its workforce that they will begin a phased implementation in January 2017. Ominously, the

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Career AdviceSecurity Clearance Jobs

As one of the five major U.S. national intelligence agencies (the others being the CIA, NSA, NRO, and NGIA), the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is one of the more secretive ones and is not often mentioned in news media or public opinion. Their headquarters is located at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

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Career AdviceObtaining Security Clearance

A June 20, 2009 article at reported, The Obama administration has proposed the creation of an intelligence officer training program in colleges and universities that would function much like the Reserve Officers Training Corps run by the military services. Under the sponsorship of the Director of National Intelligence the

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Background InvestigationsPolygraph

On 23 August 2008 the Washington Post carried an AP story about the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) intention to use contractors to conduct polygraph examinations for security clearances. “An unclassified DIA document describing the new effort says the contractor hired to perform the exams will conduct a minimum of 4,550

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