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Leaflets were dropped over Iraqi locations subject to US military air strikes during Operation DESERT STORM. It translates to “Your equipment is subject to bombardment! Warning! Leave your equipment and save yourselves.” Learn more:
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CIA Aug 3
Meet Molly Hale, your CIA asset on the inside. Since 2002, Molly has been answering YOUR hard-hitting questions about life and work at CIA. You bring the questions, Molly will track down the answers. Use and ask away!
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Office of the DNI Aug 3
There are only a few more days to register for the IC Virtual Career Fair. Don’t miss a chance to learn more about a career in the IC. Register today:
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CIA Jul 30
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Aquiline! Check out our latest historical release covering the Aquiline, CIA's earliest unmanned aerial collection vehicle, here:
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CIA Jul 29
"It was during George's tenure as DCI that I first came to love the courageous people who work here and their brave families. I also came to appreciate in a fuller way the burdens that you so selflessly shoulder." -Barbara Bush, wife of former DCI George Bush
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CIA Jul 28
This flag flew atop the Glomar Explorer and would've witnessed the stand-off of Soviet vessels encircling the Glomar Explorer as they attempted to discern why the American was anchored in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Learn more:
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CIA Jul 26
On the 30th anniversary of the , we honor our officers who serve with a disability. Their contributions help ensure the success of our mission and security of our country.
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CIA Jul 24
The creators of the U-2 spent a substantial amount of time at developing the notorious spy plane. Check out this video that was made for their family members to explain their long absences from home.
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CIA Jul 22
Cynthia Helms, wife of former-DCI Rich Helms, wrote, “Even the CIA needs a family life,” in her memoir, which describes her role as the wife of a DCI and former ambassador to Iran. She credits her enriched cultural awareness to her trips around the globe.
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CIA Jul 21
Air America, a CIA proprietary airline, issued this identification card to Operations Manager Tom Lum in 1973. Learn more here:
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CIA Jul 20
How good are your survival skills? Could you live in the mountains in the middle of winter with limited food and supplies? Steve Hall did. Learn how he survived in the Italian and Austrian Alps during WWII:
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CIA Jul 15
Congratulations to our IC partners and the team on the successful launch of this morning from the Virginia Space Coast!
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CIA Jul 15
Proud to be recognized on ’s list of champions who are currently hiring: To get a glimpse into our unique mission, here:
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CIA Jul 15
“If you haven't heard it before, hear it now, families matter. The same thing applies whether your family consists of children and a spouse or the cherished colleagues you work beside each and every day." –Stephanie Tenet  
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CIA Jul 14
Atlantic Research Corporation’s distortion measuring set was used to analyze the percentage of distortion on a communications circuit. This unit is dated 9 July 1969 and was used by Bangkok Bureau in its first office on Soi 39. Learn more:
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CIA Jul 9
French Legionnaire, wartime spy, US Marine, or Hollywood heartthrob? Most people would be grateful to experience any one of these careers but Pierre (Peter) Julien Ortiz was not “most people." He chose to immerse himself in all four.
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CIA Jul 8
"To all of you – especially those serving far from home – please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are deeply grateful for your service, and for your families’ support." -Sylvia Panetta
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CIA Jul 7
CIA developed the U-2 to fly at altitudes well above 63,000 feet, where human blood starts to bubble w/o artificial air pressure. Pilots wore an insulated pressure suit to protect them from depressurization during flight. Learn more:
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CIA Jul 7
Ever wonder how the CIA seal came to be? Many are familiar with the eagle's bust sitting atop a shield and compass rose, but did you know the seal could have looked very different? Learn more about the seal and its interesting history here:
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CIA Jul 4
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