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CIA Sep 20
We don’t do ordinary. Find out what it takes to be a Staff Operations Officer in the CIA’s Directorate of Operations: Interested in applying? Click here:
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CIA Sep 18
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The Eagle = vigilance, a symbol of our nation. The Defense Shield = intelligence as our nation’s first line of defense. The 16-Point Compass Rose = information coming in from all points of the globe & being brought together at one central place.
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CIA Sep 18
CIA Artifact of the Week: Truman Seal On Feb. 17, 1950, President Truman signed an Executive Order authorizing this as the official seal of the CIA. He autographed & presented this rendition to then Director Roscoe Hillenkoetter.
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CIA Sep 18
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CIA Sep 17
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The declassified documents in CIA’s collection cover the period from January 1977 through March 1979 & detail diplomatic developments throughout the region following the .
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CIA Sep 17
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After 12 days of talks at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin & Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed the on Sept. 17, 1978.
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CIA Sep 17
To mark the 40th anniversary of the , check out our collection of more than 250 documents--totaling more than 1,400 pages--of intelligence provided to President Carter leading up to the Sept. 1978 Middle East Peace Accords at Camp David.
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CIA Sep 14
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The next installment will be available this October with subsequent releases each month through January 2019. For a brief history of the Daily Summary, see “The President's First Daily Brief”: To view the docs, see our FOIA page:
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CIA Sep 14
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The entire collection totals more than 3,000 pages & includes intelligence President Truman received regarding topics spanning the Berlin Airlift, the Chinese Revolution, & the Korean War. To learn more about the first installment, click here:
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CIA Sep 14
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Today’s release includes 245 Daily Summary reports from 11 March to 31 December, 1946. The material initially focuses on US efforts to stabilize Europe & East Asia after & broadens to address leadership struggles worldwide & communist expansionism.
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CIA Sep 14
Today we released the 2nd set of declassified material in a series of 6 releases of the daily intelligence report President Harry Truman received from CIA & our predecessor organization, the Central Intelligence Group, between 1946 & 1951.
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CIA Sep 13
Fluent in a foreign language? US citizen with a 4-year college degree? Interested in national security? Your skills are needed here. Directorate of Operations Language Officer position: All foreign language opportunities:
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CIA Sep 11
CIA Artifact of the Week: 9/11 Commendation Bar This meritorious service pin was awarded to CIA’s Security Protective Service officers who served during the period of heightened alert between 11 September 2001 & 24 March 2002.
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CIA Sep 11
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At today’s remembrance event at CIA Headquarters, after observing a moment of silence, Director Haspel placed a wreath next to an American flag recovered from Ground Zero.
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CIA Sep 11
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DCIA Haspel: “Seventeen years later, we’re still taking the fight to the enemy with the same energy, focus, and commitment. We owe that not only to the victims, but to the loved ones they left behind—and to the country that will never forget them.”
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CIA Sep 11
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DCIA Haspel: “Every year, the anniversary of 9/11 is a time for both reflection & renewal. It’s a time to remember not only the lives we lost, but also the resilience of the American people, the strength of our values, & our determination to stand up to terrorism.”
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CIA Sep 11
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The steel column now resides in a solemn memorial on CIA grounds, a moving tribute to all those who died in the attacks on that fateful day, and serves as a space for Agency employees to honor the fallen.
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CIA Sep 11
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“Inside the Agency,” recalls CIA Museum Director Robert Byer, “it was encased in a wood box with an opening around it. Because it was in a contained space, when you walked past it, you noticed the scent of smoke. Fifteen years later, you could still smell the smoke from 9/11.”
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CIA Sep 11
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The column was originally unveiled on the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, when it was temporarily displayed inside our Original Headquarters Building, before being relocated this year to its permanent location outside.
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CIA Sep 11
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The 9000 lb, 17’6” steel column was retrieved from World Trade Center Building Six, the shortest tower at the complex. It suffered secondary but catastrophic damage when the North Tower collapsed. In 2011, New York City Port Authority () gave the WTC artifact to CIA.
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