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Table of Contents
From the commander’s desk
Maj. Gen. John DeFreitas, III, INSCOM’s commanding general, addresses the
command’s work force in his quarterly column.

Keeping a historical perspective
Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph J. Paul, INSCOM’s command sergeant major, looks
back to yesterday’s Army when dealing with today’s challenges.

4 illustration by Spc. James Felkins

Looking ahead The INSCOM Journal (ISSN

Even with INSCOM’s high operational tempo, Maj. Gen. John DeFreitas, III, takes 0270-8906) is published quarterly by
a moment to participate in a question and answer session. the U.S. Army Intelligence and Secu-
rity Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

11 The INSCOM Journal is an

official command information publi-
Best in INSCOM cation authorized under the provi-
Each year, the best and brightest throughout the command are honored for sions of AR 360-1. The magazine
their hard work and dedication. serves the members of INSCOM,

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the warfighter. Circulation is 8,000
copies per issue.
INSCOM breakdown
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the command is preparing for future
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From the commander’s desk
By Maj. Gen. John DeFreitas, III its available forces. Since all
Commander, INSCOM
INSCOM forces are routinely
As the Army’s Operational engaged in an operational
Intelligence Force, INSCOM mission, the CBR model enables
continues transforming to meet INSCOM to shift resources
evolving Army and joint intel- from one mission to another
ligence requirements. Originally while mitigating risks to all
constituted as an echelon above supported commanders.
Corps organization, INSCOM As forces are tailored
now routinely provides support to meet mission require-
to all echelons and has become ments, those forces often need
the Army’s echelon above purpose built equipment or
Brigade Combat Team intelli- tools developed and tailored to
gence force. meet rapidly changing enemy
INSCOM continues to or environmental conditions.
leverage and operate in a INSCOM provides quick reac-
growing global information tion capabilities to meet such photo by Bob Bills
enterprise and demonstrates emerging needs. INSCOM Maj. Gen. John DeFreitas, III.
that echelon of assignment no provides a conduit through learned from operations and feed
longer limits echelon of support. which the Soldier-user is linked those back to our developers to
INSCOM will continue to lead with the technology developer ensure rapid and continual spiral
Army evolution to better man, to rapidly meet user require- development of capabilities that
equip, train and employ forces ments. During OIF and OEF, is driven by field experience.
for the information age. INSCOM has fielded tools that As we learn to better
INSCOM provides criti- have become critical to opera- leverage information technolo-
cally needed forces to support tional success. Fielded equip- gies, INSCOM is also leading
commanders along the entire ment includes a broad range of the Army in integrating reach-
continuum of military opera- digital exploitation capabilities, back or Tactical Over-watch
tions. From deploying single SIGINT terminal guidance capa- support as well as knowledge
soldiers to entire brigades, bilities, surveillance systems, management techniques.
INSCOM’s organizational agility data mining tools, and forensics INSCOM Soldiers located at
enables Army commanders to kits that are specifically tailored several U.S. installations are
employ tailored intelligence to enable Soldier success in an providing real-time support of
forces at the right place and time. irregular warfare environment. operations in Afghanistan and
Since most INSCOM forces are New systems require Iraq. These Soldiers are linked
low density/high demand, we’ve training. INSCOM partners to their supported organization
developed an effective capa- with the Army’s training base with the assistance of current
bilities based rotation (CBR) to provide training materials, communications and information
model to support ARFORGEN. trainers and tactics, techniques technologies. Regardless of their
This CBR model, originally and procedures to ensure that physical location, they work
developed to sustain Aerial Soldiers and their commanders in the supported unit’s battle
Exploitation Battalion deploy- can effectively integrate new rhythm and are fully engaged in
ments, applies to most INSCOM tools into their operations. supporting the forward deployed
capabilities and ensures that Additionally, our embedded commander’s intelligence
the Army gets maximum use of mentors help capture lessons requirements.
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Keeping a
historical perspective
By Command Sgt. Maj. Revolutionary War NCOs in
Joseph J. Paul battle as, “NCOs closed the gaps

Headquarters, INSCOM [in combat formations] occa-
s the senior sioned by casualties, encouraged
noncommis- men to stand their ground and to
sioned officer of fire rapidly and accurately.”
INSCOM, one of my roles is to Closing or filling the gaps
use command information chan- in formations was a difficult
nels to inform, express concerns task to accomplish considering
on enlisted issues and build the fact that the NCO had to
esprit. convince a trooper to stand at
I take this opportunity to battle attention in a line forma-
petition the NCOs of INSCOM tion while the Soldier to his left
to apply their efforts to the or right was just disemboweled
fullest degree in accomplishing by a solid shot cannon ball.
the command’s missions in If the NCO failed in this
a period of high demand and task, the entire line could break
photo by Bob Bills
minimal resourcing. and fall into a full retreat in
Perhaps more important the face of enemy musket and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph J. Paul.

now than at any other time in cannon fire. our formations.

INSCOM’s 30-year history, Often times, these NCOs We need NCOs who are
is the full application of the stepped into the open gaps willing and able to step up
strength of the command’s NCO themselves in order to ensure and say, “Send me!” Officers
backbone in the execution of our the integrity of the line and to of our command should have
varied mission set. I know the bolster the fighting spirit of their maximum time to perform their
command has an NCO Corps Soldiers. duties, and should not have to
composed of tactically and tech- In filling the gaps they accomplish ours.
nically proficient professionals were able to inspire all of the We serve at a pivotal
who are equal to this task. other Soldiers to stand fast as moment in our country’s history
Those who know me well well. INSCOM needs this type where the precise application of
know I am an avid amateur of “gap-filler” NCO today in each and every member of our
historian, and I enjoy drawing the spirit of those Revolutionary command is gravely important.
on lessons and principles from War NCOs from whom we This command needs NCOs who
the past to illuminate courses of derive our American military are “gap-fillers.”
action in the present. With that heritage. As for the senior NCO of
in mind, I would like to spend a In a time of increasing INSCOM, I give you my solemn
little time examining the impor- mission load, lowered manning promise:
tant role that NCOs have played priorities, and lengthening I will always place the
in our Army’s history and apply deployments that come more mission first.
that to our situation today. often, this command needs disci- I will never accept defeat.
The Army Noncommis- plined and competent NCOs I will never quit.
sioned Officer Guide (FM who are physically and mentally I will never leave a fallen
7-22.7) describes the role of our prepared to stand in the gaps in comrade.
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photo by Brian Murphy
Maj. Gen. John DeFreitas, III, is the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command’s 12th commanding general.

Looking ahead
For 30 years the U.S. What is the mission of size units to meet their opera-
Army Intelligence and Security INSCOM and how does it tional mission requirements.
Command has answered the differ from other intelligence INSCOM is unique
call by conducting intelligence, organizations? within the Defense Department
security and information opera- because within one command
tions for military commanders INSCOM’s mission is to are subordinate functional units
and national decision makers. provide tailored, multi-disci- that perform all of the intel-
Over the last two years, plined intelligence capabilities ligence disciplines and Theater
Maj. Gen. John DeFreitas, III, in support of committed forces, Intelligence Brigades that
has been the man steering the Department of the Army, support each of the COCOMS.
ship, as INSCOM’s commanding Army Service Component INSCOM partners with all
general. He took time out of Commanders, Combatant Defense Intelligence Support
his busy schedule to answer a Commanders and the National Agencies, like the National
few questions about the past, Intelligence Community. We Security Agency (NSA),
present and most importantly, provide to commanders every- National Geospatial Intelligence
the future. thing from individuals with Agency (NGA), and Defense
specialized skills to Brigade Intelligence Agency (DIA),
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to meet commanders’ human, partnership with the DIA, we Command (NETCOM) we help
signals, imagery, and other provide JWICS communications manage the Army and regional
intelligence needs. to deployed Army commanders. computer emergency response
INSCOM, in partnership INSCOM is providing data teams to defend the network.
with government and commer- management and web site We partner with US Strategic
cial organizations, fields quick management for many deployed Command and NSA to perform
reaction capabilities that enable forces. We also provide this computer network exploitation
commanders to stay ahead of same service to forces preparing and attack operations. Addition-
evolving threats. Examples to rotate into the fight to support ally, INSCOM performs critical
from Operation Iraqi Freedom their pre-deployment training. continuity of operations for key
or Operation Enduring Freedom We are performing data inges- Army and Joint organizations.
include signals intelligence tion that provides Army and
terminal guidance equipment, joint forces access to a growing What is the role of
precision geo-location systems, number of operationally INSCOM in the war on
media exploitation kits, and relevant data bases through the terrorism and in training
forensic kits to help counter Distributed Common Ground forces to deploy to Afghani-
the use of improvised explo- System. stan and Iraq?
sive devices. We also develop INSCOM helps execute
tactics, techniques and proce- Army cyber operations and INSCOM is a force
dures for employing new capa- is directly involved in the provider, a developer of intel-
bilities, ensure effective integra- defense, exploitation and attack ligence capabilities to meet
tion with ongoing operations, components. In partnership emerging requirements and a
and provide training as required. with the US Army Network training partner to help main-
We partner with Training
and Doctrine Command to
migrate lessons learned and
training material. We also
partner with material and
software developers to rapidly
spiral improvements into fielded
capabilities. In order to ensure
that quick reaction capabili-
ties are effectively tested and
compliant with joint standards,
we partner with JFCOM,
AMC, NSA, ATEC, and other
supporting agencies.
INSCOM provides critical
information and communica-
tions technologies to Army and
Joint forces. INSCOM manages
the Army’s TROJAN program
and fields deployable TROJAN
systems used throughout
the force today. We provide
training, bandwidth, sustain-
ment, and technical oversight photo by Spc. Olanrewaju Akinwunmi
to Army and USMC units that INSCOM Soldiers provide critical information and communications
have TROJAN systems. In technologies to Army and Joint forces.

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tain or improve individual and
collective skills of the Army’s
intelligence force. As a force
provider, INSCOM has battal-
ions deployed to both Afghani-
stan and Iraq. Additionally,
INSCOM has forces deployed
throughout the U.S. Central
Command region providing
intelligence in support of
various missions. INSCOM
Theater Intelligence Brigades
provide intelligence and force
protection support within each
combatant command area of
responsibility. INSCOM also
works as part of DIA, NSA
and NGA teams providing
support to our Nation’s current
global engagement strategy and
INSCOM develops and
photo by Spc. Leith Edgar
provides, in partnership with
several other organizations, Intelligence Soldiers continue to make their presence known in theater.

capabilities to enable more base and units in the field, commanders to better commu-
effective operations in the INSCOM develops niche nicate, leverage precision
current environment. These training, provides live environ- location, and monitor key
capabilities include SIGINT ment opportunities and ensures activities for improving
terminal guidance, knowledge funding for training. INSCOM warning and situation aware-
management, media exploi- units serve as training plat- ness. Technical capabilities
tation, explosive forensics, forms, and they also provide of SIGINT, electronic signals
biometrics, and airborne Intel- mobile training teams to intelligence, geospatial intel-
ligence, Surveillance, and support exercises, operations ligence, and measurement and
Reconnaissance (ISR), to name or local training. We work with signature intelligence have
a few. INSCOM also develops other services and agencies enjoyed significant improve-
the concept of operation tactics, to provide tailored training to ments over the past decades.
techniques and procedures meet commanders’ intelligence Information technologies have
(TTPs) and training to support training requirements. enabled better planning, greater
fielding, integration and use operational synchronization and
of these new capabilities. We How has technology allowed U.S. forces to deliver
provide support to joint and changed intelligence opera- greater and more precise effects
combined partners as required. tions over the past 50 years? than ever before.
With respect to Army Along with technological
training, INSCOM manages Technology has signifi- advancements to improve
the Army’s Foundry training cantly improved collection, our collection ability, recent
program, which is designed analysis, dissemination and advancements in data mining
to sustain critical intelligence operational integration of have produced exciting
skills within the force. In intelligence. For instance, improvements in analysis.
partnership with the training space-based systems enable Technology has significantly
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improved our analysts’ ability of assignment equal echelon of support operations. What has
to mine huge volumes of support. Expansion of the global enabled INSCOM’s success in
data in a timely and effective grid and intelligence enterprise, this area?
manner and display that data and the growing availability
in meaningful ways. Analysts of bandwidth have enabled I believe three things
are no longer overwhelmed sanctuary operations using drive INSCOM’s ability to
by our collection systems, nor reach-back as an effective way rapidly respond to emerging
are they constrained by the to reinforce military operations requirements: command
bias of previous analyses. New around the globe. Technology vision, global presence, and
tools are equipping analysts enables many of our collectors strong external support. First,
to mine billions of bits of data to operate forward, process INSCOM has been fortunate
and display relationships that collected data in another theater to have past commanders who
were previously undiscovered. and report or display data at were visionary leaders. These
With over 250 million data- multiple locations to support commanders, especially those
generating events happening in real-time battle command, serving over the past two
Baghdad daily, these new tools targeting and other warfighting decades, recognized the poten-
empower our analysts’ ability objectives. TTPs are being tial of leveraging emerging
to sort, understand and more developed to better leverage technologies to improve intel-
effectively support operations, and integrate reach-back into a ligence and positioned the
including targeting high value broad range of military opera- command to shape and take
individuals. Without these tools, tions. advantage of those emerging
analysts would be overwhelmed technologies. They created a
by our current collection capa- INSCOM has evolved as culture within INSCOM that
bilities. a leader in developing innova- embraced emerging technolo-
No longer does echelon tive intelligence solutions to gies and worked to make tech-

photo by Sgt. Michael Pryor

Because analysts are more efficient and effective, Soldiers deployed worldwide are better equipped for success.

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nologies relevant to the full Ground System (DCGS) ability to support current
range of military operations. program of record. The USS operations while concurrently
Second, INSCOM has a Cole incident in 2000 was the working to develop new tools
global presence and is opera- catalyst for initial tool develop- that address emerging require-
tionally engaged, which enables ment by CENTCOM. Due to the ments.
us to gain insight into a broad demands of preparing for Oper- Finally, INSCOM has
range of regional challenges. ation Iraqi Freedom, INSCOM enjoyed strong outside support,
Solutions to those challenges partnered with CENTCOM especially from Congress and
can be rapidly tested in one or to continue developing data the intelligence community, to
several theaters. We are able mining and visualization tools. fund technology development
to link the software or system We shifted development to US and integration. This support
developer with the user to estab- Forces Korea under Project has ensured consistent funding
lish a tight and effective feed- Morning Calm to complete the for quick reaction capabili-
back mechanism that allows for task and subsequently migrated ties and technology insertion.
spiral improvement. Our global those developed capabilities Recently, the Joint Improvised
presence enables us to deliver back to CENTCOM as part of Explosive Device Defeat Orga-
solutions that support joint and the Joint Intelligence Opera- nization (JIEDDO) has provided
interagency operations. tions Capability – Iraq (JIOC-I). critical support for systems and
A good example is the JIOC-I then migrated into the tools that significantly improve
migration of data mining tools DCGS Program of Record in deployed commanders’ ability
from development to the hand- approximately 12 months. This to collect, locate, and capture
off of the Distributed Common effort illustrates INSCOM’s or kill high-value individuals,

photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Bracken

The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command maintains a global presence.

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photo by Col. A.T. Ball
Like the Soldiers that make up a platoon, INSCOM works side-by-side with other agencies in the intelligence world.

as well as destroy or degrade a singular enterprise, not a What do you view as the
their associated networks. conglomeration of enterprises. greatest challenges to devel-
INSCOM’s agility and partner- Next, we need to ensure there is oping a more effective enter-
ship with other DoD agencies unimpeded access to informa- prise? How do you overcome
has proven beneficial. Under tion at the lowest level. Finally, those challenges?
the traditional programmatic we need to adopt tools and
system, it would have been business practices to make data As we move further into
difficult to identify an emerging more useful to the entire force. the information age, the chal-
need, develop a solution, and Our current focus is principally lenges we face are those that
field the solution within a year centered on developing tools naturally occur during a trans-
of execution without incurring and techniques that improve formation period, adapting to
huge opportunity costs. management of huge amounts change. However, there are a
of data and enable rapid access few challenges that must be
What is INSCOM’s vision to needed data. overcome if we are to really
for information technology Our approach is simple, take advantage of current and
integration and how does it treat all data as data. We don’t future technologies. First and
drive your development deci- differentiate intelligence data foremost, we need a czar of the
sions? from operations data or logistics enterprise. It’s tough to build
data. It’s all just data. Any data an enterprise solution if no one
Our vision is really the that are useful should be rapidly is in charge of building the
Army’s vision, to operate as and easily recoverable by a enterprise. There are key stake
part of a flat enterprise with user. Our focus for development holders like the Defense Infor-
interoperable databases that seeks to improve how we get mation Systems Agency (DISA)
ensure information is available data, manage data, transport and DIA who are responsible
and useful to the entire force. data and use data. We believe for different parts of the enter-
Accomplishing this vision improvements in these four prise. More specifically, they
follows three major lines of areas benefit everyone. are responsible for different
operation. First, we must create classified domains. However,
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photo by Spc. Alexis Harrison
By working together with agencies like JFCOM, DIA, and NSA, INSCOM Soldiers have a leg up on the opposition.
no one seems empowered to tion technology enterprise. must work as part of an informal
take the lead for building one, Many still fund large portions of federation of similarly moti-
truly integrated enterprise. the enterprise with end of year vated organizations to advance
The expense, inefficiency and funds. Consequently, the enter- enterprise solutions. Solutions
ineffectiveness of the current prise never achieves anything become more widely understood,
system prevents us from taking close to its capacity. This is a sad accepted and used as we increase
greater advantage of currently commentary given one of our the number of federated partners
available and future information goals is to leverage information willing to work together. Partici-
technologies. to better allow commanders to pation in this process provides
A similar challenge exists turn inside their enemy’s deci- an excellent hands-on education
with our current funding process. sion cycle. for all. Another way we help
It isn’t designed to fund an How we deal with these overcome challenges is to build
enterprise. It will fund pieces of challenges is through partner- tools or capabilities that solve
the enterprise, even when they ships, education and delivering people’s problems.
aren’t effectively contributing effective solutions. First, we are As we work to understand
to the effectiveness of the enter- committed to building solu- and solve problems that broadly
prise. Most organizations are tions that can be broadly used impact several organizations, we
saddled with some unnecessary throughout an enterprise. We find those organizations grow
systems or software because either build to established stan- more willing to work together
those systems or software dards or build new tools and to advance enterprise solutions.
licenses have a funding line, and techniques in coordination with Simply stated, if we are relevant
it’s easier to sustain the line than organizations like JFCOM, DIA, and useful, we will continue to
not. We need an effective capital and NSA to establish new stan- push ahead while waiting for
investment program to support dards. someone to take the lead for
a constantly evolving informa- Equally important, we developing the enterprise.
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Albert W. Small Award
Tyrone B. Tarver
National Ground Intelligence Center

Col. Richard F. Judge Award

Peter W. Pettoni
Headquarters, INSCOM

Col. Richard F. Judge Award

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Masio A. Wilkerson
Headquarters, INSCOM

Jackie Keith Action Officer of the Year

John D. Oliver
National Ground Intelligence Center

Virginia McDill Award

Mary J. Thomas
902nd MI Group

Local National Employee of the Year

Isao Matsumoto
500th MI Brigade

Annual Wage Grade Award

Floyd Owens
Headquarters, INSCOM

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Volunteer of the Year (Individual)
Sgt. Jessica A. Gonzales
500th MI Group

Volunteer of the Year (Unit)

314th MI Battalion
470th MI Brigade

Quality/Customer Service Award

Sgt. Aaron P. Guay
66th MI Group

Commander’s Plaque for Operational Achievement

Dr. Alan Dugger
National Ground Intelligence Center

Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

Sgt. Joseph D. Carrigan
513th MI Brigade

Soldier of the Year

Spc. Dennis Richard
500th MI Brigade

Linguist of the Year

Staff Sgt. Jody K. Hildrich
704th MI Brigade

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he U.S. Army Intel- January 1, 1977, with headquar-
ligence and Security telligence and force protection, ters at historic Arlington Hall
Command conducts electronic warfare, information Station, Va. Its mission was to
intelligence, security and infor- warfare and support to force support the Army by conducting
mation operations for military modernization and training. intelligence, counterintelligence,
commanders and national deci- Headquartered at Fort and electronic warfare operations
sion makers. Belvoir, Va., INSCOM is a at the echelon above corps level.
Charged with providing global command with major The command consisted of
the warfighter the actionable subordinate commands that field stations located around the
intelligence needed to under- tailor their support to the specific globe, multi-disciplined military
stand the battlefield and to focus needs of different theaters. The intelligence groups in over-
and leverage combat power, command synchronizes the seas theaters and a variety of
INSCOM collects intelligence intelligence operations of all specialized elements performing
information in all disciplines. INSCOM elements to ensure production, counterintelli-
INSCOM also conducts a wide multi-discipline intelligence gence and human intelligence
range of production activities, support to theater/component missions.
from intelligence preparation of warfighters, the intelligence In response to the Army’s
the battlefield to situation devel- community and other national changing needs, INSCOM
opment, signals intelligence agencies. INSCOM has 10 organized intelligence brigades
analysis, imagery exploitation subordinate commands and a and groups, stood up new units
and science and technology variety of smaller units with to make use of state-of-the-art
intelligence production. The personnel dispersed over 180 technologies and became a
command has major responsi- locations worldwide. major player in the emerging
bilities in the areas of counterin- INSCOM was organized on field of information operations.
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MI Group

Commander: photo by Sgt. 1st Class James Fenney

Col. Todd A. Megill MISSION: The 66th MI Group conducts theater level multidiscipline
Command Sergeant Major: intelligence and security operations and, when directed, deploys
David Redmon prepared forces to conduct joint/combined expeditionary and contin-
gency operations in support of U.S. Army Europe and U.S. European
Conducting national, Command.
theater and tactical intelligence Terrorism missions throughout The 66th MI Group is
operations in every intelligence European Command’s area of “Always Out Front,” anticipating
discipline and across the opera- responsibility. emerging missions and require-
tional spectrum, the 66th Military The 66th MI Group’s ments. Project Foundry initiatives
Intelligence Group provides highest operational priority is are conducted by maximizing
timely, relevant and actionable satisfying the U.S. Army Europe “operational training” opportuni-
intelligence to forward stationed commanding general’s require- ties for USAREUR’s tactical
and deployed commanders ments while simultaneously trans- forces, reserve and National
throughout the world. forming to a theater intelligence Guard Soldiers in the counterin-
Focused support includes brigade. This is accomplished telligence military intelligence
daily U. S. Army Europe through the efforts of more than detachments, USAREUR ACE
Analysis and Control Element 1,100 intelligence professionals and ESC. A leader in theater
all-source intelligence products, assigned to the group – whether transformation efforts and
providing and maintaining the assigned to headquarters and executing USAREUR and U.S.
secure communications archi- headquarters company; 2nd European Command theater
tecture for theater, conducting MI Battalion and its numerous security cooperation strategies,
continuous counterintelligence MI detachments throughout the 66th MI Group aggressively
and force protection operations Europe; the 105th MI Battalion pursues military-to-military initia-
and conducting signals intel- (Provisional) and its European tives with allied nations and host
ligence operations. The 66th MI Security Center; the Menwith nation liaison activities to create
Group has Soldiers and Civilians Hill MI Battalion (Provisional) a more productive intelligence
deployed in direct support of at Menwith Hill Station, United architecture that enhances force
Operations Enduring Freedom, Kingdom; the 323rd MI Battalion protection and counter-terrorism
Iraqi Freedom, Enduring (Army Reserve) at Fort Meade, efforts in theater. All missions
Support (Bosnia), Kosovo Force, Md.; or the 1st MI Battalion are accomplished in an effort to
Enduring Freedom Trans-Sahara (Aerial Exploitation), Wiesbaden protect the Soldiers, Civilians,
(Africa) and Global War on Army Airfield. and Family members in Europe.
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MI Group

Col. John T. Owens III
Command Sergeant Major:
Lori Brown
photo by Spc. Raul R. Chapa
The 116th Military Intel-
ligence Group, located at Fort Mission: The 116th Military Intelligence Group executes domi-
Gordon, Ga., provides personnel, nant intelligence, security, and information operations to answer
intelligence assets and tech- national, theater, and component commanders’ intelligence require-
nical support to conduct signals ments. The unit also commands, controls and provides full-spectrum
intelligence operations within support to organic elements and National Security Agency/Central
the National Security Agency/ Security Service Georgia components.
Central Security Service Georgia network once provided. Georgia as a model organization,
(NSA/CSS Georgia) and world- Training is an essential recognition confirmed by many
wide. tool in ensuring that people and prestigious personal and organi-
Originally established in processes are ready to meet the zational awards.
1994 as the Gordon Regional challenge of this demanding Stepping up to the primary
Security Operations Center environment. Accordingly, NSA/ tenets that underlay the very
and renamed in June 2005, CSS Georgia rapidly established creation of the organization
NSA/CSS Georgia performs itself as a leading provider of - support to military operations,
its mission as one leg of a triad operational, technical and - espe- continued access despite the
of sites designed to meet the cially - language training. In this loss of overseas real estate and
nation’s changing needs for way, it has grown to integrate the a skilled workforce ready to
regional intelligence support training and operational needs tackle the latest in technology,
and to accommodate the fiscal of both national and tactical NSA/CSS Georgia is a success
realities of the 1990s, including personnel in one centralized story that continues to be written
the closing of many of the intel- location, serving local personnel, daily. Working continuously - 24
ligence community’s overseas as well as visitors from across hours a day, seven days a week
locations. NSA/CSS Georgia’s the country and around the - the 116th Military Intelligence
primary mission is to ensure globe. Group provides warfighters with
deployed U.S. forces receive Senior guests, inspectors the intelligence they need to
the accurate, timely, expedient and a steady stream of daily serve the nation and to protect it
information that this far-flung visitors acknowledge NSA/CSS from all of its enemies.
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MI Brigade

Lt. Col. Val L. Peterson
Command Sergeant Major:
James Sproul
file photo

The 300th Military Intel- Mission: The 300th Military Intelligence Brigade (Linguist)
ligence Brigade (Linguist) provides language and military intelligence support to INSCOM
provides trained and ready subordinate units, other wartrace commands, Army theater
linguist and military intelligence commands and the Department of Defense in multiple contingencies.
soldiers to commanders from Army Language Master Plan. level forces and operations from
brigade through Army level. The 300th MI Brigade the Continental United States.
The organization has has 19 documented languages. The six battalions of the
five-soldier teams with unique Arabic, Persian-Farsi and 300th MI Brigade are partially
language and military skills, Korean are heavily represented, deployed to support current
including human intelligence and the brigade has other region- operations, and others are
collectors, translators, inter- ally important languages. Major preparing for continued rota-
preters, counterintelligence agents conflict languages, with closely tions. Deployments include
and signals intelligence voice associated countries make up 60 Operation Enduring Freedom,
interceptors and analysts. percent of the unit’s structure. Multinational Force Observer
The 300th MI Brigade is an The 300th MI Brigade Sinai and the Stabilization Force
Army National Guard element has an innovative and difficult in Bosnia. The deployments are
with headquarters in Draper, mission. It will continue to be both language and human intel-
Utah. Its battalions are in Wash- more ground-breaking under the ligence specific missions.
ington, California, Florida, Utah Intelligence XXI plan and the The battalions have respon-
and Louisiana, with companies Army Intelligence Transforma- sibilities to support INSCOM
in Massachusetts and Illinois and tion Campaign Plan. The brigade units, specifically the 501st MI
a separate team in Guam. provides linguists and human Brigade, 513th MI Brigade and
The brigade has 1,400 intelligence Soldiers across the 500th MI Group. They also
linguist team positions, which spectrum of operations. Its teams support the 18th Airborne Corps
have changed radically over provide linguist support to the and I Corps and are integral parts
the past several years and will Interim Brigade Combat Team of many operational and contin-
continue to transform to meet the Prophet system and to theater- gency plans.
(Editor’s note: INSCOM maintains a habitual relationship with the 300th MI Brigade).
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MI Brigade

Col. Cheryl A. Harris
Command Sergeant Major:
George Range

The 470th MI Brigade is photo by Sgt. Jason Merrell

a multi-component unit subor- Mission: The 470th MI Brigade provides timely and fused
dinate to the U.S. Army Intel- multi-discipline intelligence in support of U.S. Army South, U.S.
ligence and Security Command Southern Command and other national intelligence agencies -
and is comprised of Headquar- extends trust, builds partnerships and fulfills military-to-military
ters and Headquarters Detach- relationships within the area of responsibility. On order, deploy the
ment; the 204th MI Battalion group or select personnel and equipment tailored to support a wide
(aerial exploitation), 314th MI spectrum of operations worldwide.
Battalion, 377th MI Battalion The 314th MI BN, Lackland Army South and U.S. Southern
(communications and electronic Air Force Base, Texas, provides Command, the brigade also
battalion), the 201st MI Battalion accurate and timely signals supports intelligence operations
(interrogation) and the Opera- intelligence support to deployed in both U.S. Central Command
tions Battalion. U.S. forces. The 377th MI BN, and U.S. Pacific Command. The
Headquarters and Head- Orlando, Fla., is the reserve Force Protection Detachments
quarters Detachment, Fort Sam component battalion dedicated provide CI support to force
Houston, Texas, is composed of to augmenting the 470th MI protection for transient U.S.
all the brigade staff elements. Brigade with human intelligence personnel traveling throughout
This year, the 201st MI Battalion, support throughout the area of the SOUTHCOM area of respon-
the Army’s component of the responsibility. The Operations sibility.
Joint Intelligence Debriefing Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Through comprehensive
Center, deployed to Iraq in Texas, provides tailored coun- threat vulnerability assess-
support of the U.S. Central terintelligence and analytical ments and efficient use of
Command area of operations. support to world-wide contin- limited resources, the 470th MI
The 204th MI Battalion, gency operations. Brigade continues to provide
Fort Bliss, Texas, conducts While the main focus of superior intelligence support to
airborne intelligence electronics the 470th MI Brigade’s mission SOUTHCOM and USARSO
warfare operations in support of is to provide multi-disciplined focused on Central and South
the U.S. Southern Command. intelligence support to U.S. America and the Caribbean.
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MI Brigade

Col. Steven R. Grove photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sheryl Lawry
Command Sergeant Major: Mission: The 500th Military Intelligence Brigade maintains an
Martin W. Glenn expeditionary mindset in order to support theater strategic engage-
ment with tailored, trained, deployable intelligence support pack-
The 500th Military Intelli- ages which provide increased battle command, situational aware-
gence Brigade, located at Scho- ness and force protection.
field Barracks, Hawaii, provides provides all source analysis The 732nd MI Battalion
multi-disciplined intelligence and collection in support of the conducts signals intelligence
support for joint and coalition USARPAC commander. The operations to meet theater and
warfighters in the U.S. Army 205th MI Battalion deployed national requirements. In addi-
Pacific area of responsibility. in support of Operation Iraqi tion, the 732nd MI Battalion
The 500th MI Brigade Freedom in 2005. has operational control of a new
has theater-wide collection and The 441st MI Battalion Army Reserve Element, which
analytical responsibilities at the (Provisional), located at Camp conducts split based operations
tactical, operational and strategic Zama, Japan, is transforming into in Fort Lewis, Wash., and Camp
levels. The brigade also provides a forward collection battalion and Pendleton, Calif.
continuous force protection conducts counterintelligence and 15th MI Battalion, Fort
assessments, tactical and stra- human intelligence operations Hood, Texas, is an Aerial Exploi-
tegic overwatch, Foundry, red throughout the Pacific area of tation Battalion that provides
teaming and area of responsi- responsibility. aerial imagery and signals intel-
bility situational awareness for The 301st MI Battalion, ligence support to Warfighters
the warfighting decision makers. located in Phoenix, Ariz., is deployed throughout the Pacific
The 500th MI Brigade is a reserve component theater Rim, Iraq and Afghanistan.
composed of five subordinate support battalion that provides By integrating evolving
battalions with Soldiers, Defense multi-disciplined intelligence technology and leveraging
Department Civilians and support to USARPAC and Pacific reach-back analytical support and
contractors who stand ready to Command using reach operations optimally positioned modular
deploy throughout the Pacific and on order deploys tailored intelligence collection teams, the
Rim and into the sands of Iraq collection teams to support 500th MI Brigade continues to
and Afghanistan. tactical operations and exercises support Army, joint and coali-
The 205th MI Battalion, forward in the area of responsi- tion warfighters throughout the
located at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, bility. Pacific.
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MI Brigade

file photo
Commander: Mission: The 501st MI Brigade provides combat information
Col. Scott D. Berrier and multi-discipline intelligence to joint and combined warfighters.
Command Sergeant Major: current political climate, the from the 524th MI Battalion
Kenneth Clark brigade’s mission focuses on operate from various loca-
supporting warfighters by tions throughout the country
The 501st Military Intel- providing indications and early performing force protection and
ligence Brigade has a legacy of warning of actions by opposing liaisons with ROK forces. The
service as the eyes and ears for forces who could threaten a unit also deployed Task Force
the longest-standing stabilization tense, but stable, peace. If Mongoose in support of Opera-
force mission in U.S. military hostilities begin, the brigade tion Iraqi Freedom last January.
history. The brigade is dedi- mission shifts to providing The 527th MI Battalion
cated to supporting combined combined, multi-discipline provides strategic and tactical
forces operations upholding the intelligence and force protection intelligence support to
armistice agreement that ended support to the United Nations commanders on the peninsula,
hostile action on the Korean Command/Combined Forces commands throughout the
Peninsula in 1953. Command, the CFC Ground Pacific and national consumers.
The brigade, headquartered Component Command and their The 532nd MI Battalion
in Seoul, Korea, along with its subordinate units (primarily the houses elements that bring the
four battalions, is a uniquely 8th U.S. Army and the forces of whole collection effort together.
configured military intelligence the Republic of Korea). This operations battalion
organization incorporating all The 3rd MI Battalion processes, analyzes, produces
forms of traditional and devel- traces its aerial reconnaissance and disseminates intelligence.
oping intelligence collection, and surveillance mission to the The 368th MI Battalion,
analysis and dissemination tech- deployment of OV-1 Mohawk an Army Reserve unit head-
nologies. The 501st MI Brigade aircraft to Korea in 1964. The quartered in Phoenix, Ariz.,
is the only Army unit of its kind battalion conducts intelligence comprises the fifth battalion
containing organic assets that collection with RC-12 Guardrail under the 501st MI Brigade’s
span the full array of intelligence and RC-7 Airborne Reconnais- structure. This relationship
disciplines: imagery, signals, sance Low aircraft. results in continuous involve-
measurement and signatures, and The 524th MI Battalion ment and integration of elements
human intelligence. manages human intelligence of the 368th in the brigade’s
Under the peninsula’s collection operations. Teams operations and training.

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MI Brigade

Col. William E. David
Command Sergeant Major: file photo
Lloyd Thornton Mission: The 513th Military Intelligence Brigade deploys in
strength or in tailored elements to conduct multidiscipline intel-
The 513th Military Intel- ligence and security operations in support of Army components of
ligence Brigade is comprised of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Southern Command and other theater
four battalions and a task force: Army commanders.
202nd, 224th, 297th, 345th, and Lightning work every day to separate deployments in support
Task Force Lightning. Each unit provide the intelligence that of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
has a unique mission that plays enables commanders to fight The 224th MI Battalion is
a vital role in the mission of the terrorism and its sponsors. an Aerial Exploitation Battalion
brigade as a whole. The 202nd MI Battalion is located at Hunter Army Airfield,
The 201st MI Battalion was headquartered at Fort Gordon, Ga.
activated as part of the brigade Ga., and provides continuous The 297th MI Battalion
in 1982. The battalion has been counterintelligence and human has Soldiers deployed to Iraq,
actively engaged in virtually intelligence support throughout Kuwait, and Afghanistan, directly
every major military contingency the continental United States and supporting the Coalition Forces
operation since Desert Storm, to the U.S. Central Command area Land Component Command
include multiple deployments of responsibility. headquarters in the U.S. Central
to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, As part of the transforma- Command area of responsibility
three rotations to Somalia, two tion, the 202nd MI Battalion and the Multi-National Forces
deployments to Haiti, Ecuador, is building organizational - Iraq Command.
Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Qatar, constructs needed to provide The 345th MI Battalion is
Australia, Singapore, Korea, commanders with continuous, scheduled to mobilize and deploy
Bosnia and Kosovo. long-term and forward deployed to the assigned area of responsi-
The 201st MI Battalion operational-level counterintel- bility to conduct multi-discipline
was redesignated Task Force ligence and human intelligence intelligence operations in support
Lightning in order to meet Army capabilities. of the 513th MI Brigade to defeat
requirements for ongoing intel- The battalion served adversaries, promote regional
ligence transformation in 2004. the nation during Operation stability, support allies and
The Soldiers of Task Force Enduring Freedom and two protect U.S. national interests.

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MI Brigade

Col. George E. Franz
Command Sergeant Major:
Kelly Hunter

With the motto of “Here

and Everywhere,” the 704th file photo
Military Intelligence Brigade Mission: The 704th Military Intelligence Brigade conducts
has subordinate battalions at synchronized full-spectrum signals intelligence, computer network
Fort George G. Meade, Md., and information assurance operations directly and through the
and Buckley Air Force Base, National Security Agency to satisfy national, joint, combined and
Colo., with additional elements Army information superiority requirements.
assigned in support of Army Command, Air Intelligence reputation for excellence as a
and joint commands such as Agency and Naval Security result of its quality Soldiers
U.S. Central Command, U.S. Group Command. and civilians.
Joint Forces Command, Army The 742nd MI Battalion, This “team of teams” sets
Special Operations Command also at Fort Meade, conducts the operational standard for all
and Army Forces Command. contributory analysis and military intelligence brigades.
The 741st MI Battalion, reporting through the Army Professionals and their dedicated
stationed at Fort George G. Technical Control and Analysis support experts fully satisfy all
Meade, Md., provides Soldiers Element, carries out informa- intelligence requirements and are
to conduct information supe- tion operations and supports prepared for any contingency.
riority operations within the the Trojan satellite communi- A challenging environ-
National Security Agency cations system. ment exists where those
and Central Security Service; The 743rd MI Battalion, assigned are encouraged to
linguist support to the National Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., grow beyond their own expec-
Security Agency, the intel- provides technically qualified tations, and tomorrow’s intel-
ligence community and other “space smart” Soldiers for ligence leaders are developed.
U.S. government agencies; exercises and in support of Assigned personnel live and
and operates the Joint Training tactical commanders. work in an atmosphere which
Center on behalf of the U.S. The 704th MI Brigade reflects their personal and
Army Intelligence and Security maintains a community-wide professional pride.

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MI Group

photo by Spc. Raul R. Chapa

Commander: Mission: The 902nd Military Intelligence Group conducts coun-
Col. Christopher L. Winne terintelligence activities to protect the U.S. Army, selected Depart-
Command Sergeant Major: ment of Defense forces and agencies, classified information and
Richard A. Walker technologies by detecting, identifying, neutralizing and exploiting
foreign intelligence services and transnational terrorist threats.
The 902nd Military Intel-
ligence Group provides direct 308th MI Battalion, 310th MI defeat the foreign intelligence
and general counterintelligence Battalion and the U.S. Army services and international
support to Army activities and Foreign Counterintelligence terrorism threats to U.S. Army
major commands. Activity. and selected Defense Depart-
The group also provides The HHD provides ment forces, technologies,
general support to other personnel administration, information and infrastructure.
military department counter- training and logistical support The 310th MI Battalion
intelligence and intelligence to the 902nd MI Group’s conducts worldwide coun-
elements, unified commands, headquarters, as well as to terespionage and counter-
defense agencies and national subordinate units located at intelligence investigations,
agency counterintelligence and Fort George G. Meade. counterintelligence operations
security activities and organi- In addition, the HHD and multidiscipline counterin-
zations. Special Security Office serves telligence technical operations
The 902nd MI Group not only the 902nd MI Group in support of the Army and
headquarters and subordinate but the entire installation. defense agencies in peace and
battalion activity headquarters Without deviating from its war.
are located at Fort George G. core mission, the detachment FCA is a multi-function,
Meade, Md. The 902nd MI prepares its Soldiers and civil- strategic counterintelligence
Group has company headquar- ians to execute their duties activity that supports U. S.
ters detachments and resident in an ever-changing military- Army and national counterin-
or field offices in more than 50 intelligence environment. telligence and counterterrorist
locations inside and outside the The 308th MI Battalion objectives by detecting, iden-
continental U.S. conducts counterintelligence tifying and providing a unique
The 902nd MI Group operations throughout the operational “window” into
consists of the Headquarters continental United States to foreign intelligence organiza-
and Headquarters Detachment, detect, identify, neutralize and tions worldwide.

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Col. Stephen G. Hood
Command Sergeant Major:
Christina Washington
file photo
The National Ground Intel- Mission: The National Ground Intelligence Center produces
ligence Center is the Defense and disseminates all-source integrated intelligence on foreign
Department’s primary producer ground forces and related military technologies to ensure that U.S.
of ground forces intelligence. forces have a decisive edge in current and future military operations.
NGIC produces scientific and NGIC also has highly- able. This extremely complex
technical intelligence and mili- skilled specialists such as process involves factors such as
tary capabilities analysis on physicists, chemists, computer materiel availability, prioritized
foreign ground forces required scientists, mathematicians customer requirements, funding
by warfighting commanders, the and engineers in diverse fields and test site availability.
force modernization and research from aeronautics to robotics Visualization is critical
and development communi- - along with modelers, simula- to military intelligence, and
ties, Defense Department and tion experts, and other technical NGIC is singularly capable of
national policymakers. specialists who evaluate the providing the pictures warf-
NGIC’s general military capabilities and performance ighters need. With experienced
intelligence mission focuses data on virtually every weapons imagery analysts and scien-
on foreign ground forces from system used by a foreign ground tists specializing in physics,
the operational through small- force, including chemical and chemistry and mechanical
unit level, maintaining detailed biological weapons and future engineering, NGIC develops
knowledge of current foreign weapons concepts. and produces a range of sophis-
ground force capabilities as well NGIC is the primary agency ticated Geospatial Intelligence
as a focus of five, 10 and 20 within the Defense Department products.
years in the future. It includes responsible for the acquisition NGIC is leading the way
irregular and conventional requirements management and in INSCOM’s counter impro-
warfare analysis examining exploitation of foreign ground vised explosive device targeting
foreign ground forces from a systems materiel and helicopters. program by providing technical
perspective that includes battle- NGIC’s Foreign Materiel intelligence and all source fusion
field operating systems, doctrine, Program gathers military intelli- capabilities to assist Multi-
tactics, techniques and proce- gence characteristically found on National Forces – Iraq in identi-
dures, training, maintenance, recent battlefields or other places fying bomb-making networks in
logistics and order of battle. foreign materiel may be avail- Iraq.
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1st IO

Col. John A. Davis file photo

Command Sergeant Major: Mission: 1st Information Operations Command (Land) deploys
Christopher Rains information operations support teams in order to provide IO plan-
ning support and vulnerability assessments in support of military
The 1st Information Opera- forces and provides an IO reach-back capability to operational and
tions Command (Land) is the tactical IO staffs as directed.
only Army full-spectrum IO component commands plan- Analysis supports Army, Navy,
organization engaged from ning, preparing, executing Air Force, Marine Corps, U.S.
information operations theory and assessing information Special Operations Command
development and training to operations for Operations forces and materiel developers
operational application across Iraqi Freedom and Enduring through the identification
the range of military operations. Freedom and other Army and reporting of changes in
The command has region- missions. worldwide threat signature
ally focused information The 2nd IO Battalion information that require the
operations and IO-related conducts and synchronizes reprogramming of Army target
intelligence planning teams Army computer network sensing systems.
assigned to provide reach-back operations through an around 1st IO Command conducts
planning and special studies the clock operations center specialized training for
support. Operations planners fully integrated with forward IO subject matter experts,
are involved prior to, during, positioned regional computer deploying IO teams and
and after exercises and support emergency response teams in deploying units through fixed
contingencies such as the support of service, joint and resident training facilities and
counter improvised explosive combatant commands. When by customized and deployable
device effort. tasked by the Headquarters, mobile training teams.
The 1st IO Battalion Department of the Army G-3, 1st IO Command received
is responsible for training 2nd Battalion deploys world- the Army Superior Unit Award,
and deploying multiple field wide to provide commands the Association of Old Crows
support teams, vulnerability with technical support for Army Unit Award and the
assessment teams, chief of computer incidents and intru- National OPSEC Organiza-
staff, Army-directed OPSEC sions. tional Achievement Award
awareness teams in direct The Army Reprogram- as recognition for support to
support of Army and land ming Analysis Team–Threat Army and national missions.
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Col. Joseph E. Maher Jr.
First Sergeant:
David Kennedy

The Army Joint Surveil-

lance Target Attack Radar
System Company, a component
of the Military Intelligence
Detachment (Provisional), 138th
MI Company, is the linchpin of
all JSTARS E-8C radar support file photos

to Army warfighters worldwide. Mission: The Army Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar
The JSTARS Detachment, part System Company provides Army aircrew members aboard JSTARS
of the U.S. Air Force 116th Air aircraft to support surveillance and targeting operations of Army
Control Wing, Robins Air Force land component and joint or combined task force commanders
Base, Ga., provides exclusive worldwide.
Army interface in centralized and Marine Corps Common and scheduling, standards and
wing planning and coordination Ground Stations located with evaluations, and tactics NCOs.
efforts that enable decentral- maneuver, aviation and artillery Aboard the E-8C the
ized execution of E-8C opera- brigades and at division, corps same officer, as deputy mission
tional missions and Army-wide and echelon-above-corps opera- crew commander, is second in
Common Ground Station/E-8C tions centers. command of a mixed Army and
training. The radar data is collected Air Force aircrew, including
JSTARS is a theater battle and processed onboard the communications and radar
management platform that E-8C in near-real time and sent, technicians, airborne weapons
provides command and control, uninterrupted, to the ground officers, airborne intelligence
intelligence, surveillance and stations. Both the E-8C and personnel, and surveillance and
reconnaissance support to a joint ground stations simultaneously tracking personnel. The same
force commander’s campaign exploit radar data relevant to the NCO is qualified as an airborne
objectives. JSTARS contrib- commanders’ battle manage- tactical surveillance supervisor
utes to an understanding of the ment, intelligence and targeting and is the pivotal interface who
enemy and friendly situation and priorities. ensures the radar data flow is
assists in the delay, disruption Assigned Army officers uninterrupted between the air
and destruction of enemy forces. and noncommissioned officers and ground.
JSTARS includes airborne occupy key operational and staff Warfighting skills and tech-
and ground-based segments. positions throughout the wing. niques are honed by repeated
The airborne segment consists For example, within the wing deployments. JSTARS aircrews
of the E-8C aircraft and includes headquarters Army personnel logged more than 5,000 hours
radar, operations and control, are the deputy wing commander in 2004 while supporting the
and communications subsystems. and chief of wing plans and air and ground operations in
The ground-based segment exercises, and within the squad- support of the Global War on
of JSTARS consists of the Army rons the director of operations Terror.

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Col. Raymond S. Hilliard
Sergeant Major:
Charles Brainard

Formed in 1977 as part

of the U.S. Army Military
Personnel Center, CCF serves
as the U.S. Army’s executive
agency for personnel security
determinations in support of Mission: Grant, deny or revoke security clearances and deter-
Army world-wide missions. mine Sensitive Compartmented Information access eligibility for the
The CCF mission is total Army and DA contractors.
to grant, revoke, and deny command sergeant major candi- ment Contract Linguist Program.
eligibility based on personnel dates; conducts senior officer These linguists play a critical
security background investiga- and civilian promotion board role in the conduct of combat
tions and continuing evaluation screenings; and supports the operations in Afghanistan and
reports. It conducts liaison Immigration and Naturalization the Middle East.
with other federal agencies and Service by assisting with soldier Located at Fort Meade,
service organizations. CCF citizenship applications. Md., the organization has
became a part of the U.S. Over the past year, CCF approximately 100 full-time
Army Intelligence and Security played a central role in the personnel and is augmented
Command in October 2002. processing of more than 500 by more than 30 Army reserve
Additionally, CCF screens security clearances as part of Soldiers on two-year active duty
drill instructor, recruiter and the Army and Defense Depart- assignments.

Mission: Conduct human intelligence operations and provide
expertise in support of ground component priority intelligence require-
ments using a full spectrum of human intelligence collection methods.
operations. Since that time, of expertise and experience, and
AOA has been a very productive providing input to Army deci-
Commander: member of the Defense Depart- sion makers in support of those
Col. James M. Stuteville ment HUMINT community. efforts.
First Sergeant: AOA conducts operations Located at Fort Meade, Md.,
Richard Hamilton in all HUMINT disciplines and AOA continues to expand both
supports commanders from the mission and organization, and
The U.S. Army Intelligence tactical to strategic and Army its HUMINT capabilities will
and Security Command and the levels, including units involved grow within the next few years
Department of the Army G2 in combat operations in Iraq, to meet the challenges posed by
established the United States Afghanistan and worldwide. As the Global War on Terrorism,
Army Operations Activity the Army seeks to expand and Army Transformation and future
Provisional in March of 2003 improve its HUMINT capabili- force deployments in response to
to conduct human intelligence ties, AOA is serving as a source priority intelligence gaps.

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Past INSCOM Commanders

Maj. Gen. William I. Rolya Maj. Gen. Albert N. Maj. Gen. Harry E. Soyster Maj. Gen. Stanley H. Hyman
Jan. 1, 1977– Stubblebine III June 27, 1984– Nov. 21, 1988–
March 17, 1981 May 7, 1981–June 27, 1984 Nov. 21, 1988 Oct. 10, 1990

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Scanlon Maj. Gen. Paul E. Menoher Brig. Gen. Trent N. Thomas Maj. Gen. John Thomas Jr.
Oct. 10, 1990– Aug. 12, 1993– Sept. 20, 1994– Aug. 23, 1996–
Aug. 12, 1993 Sept. 20, 1994 Aug. 23, 1996 July 10, 1998

Maj. Gen. Robert W. Maj. Gen. Keith B. Maj. Gen. John F. Kimmons
Noonan Jr. Alexander Aug. 28, 2003–
July 10, 1998–July 13, 2000 Feb. 12, 2001– July 2, 2003 July 31, 2005

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Command Sergeants Major

Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj.
Lee K. Stikeleather Douglas B. Elam George W. Howell Jr. Sammy W. Wise
Jan. 1, 1977–Sept. 30, 1979 Oct. 1, 1979–Oct. 30, 1981 March 15, 1982–Dec. 30, 1984 Dec. 30, 1984–July 16, 1987

Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj.

Raymond McKnight James A. Johnson Sterling A. McCormick
July 17, 1987–June 18, 1993 Aug. 8, 1993–July 1, 1995 July 1, 1995–July 11, 1998

Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj. Command Sgt. Maj.

Ronald D. Wright Terence McConnell Maureen Johnson
July 11, 1998–July 13, 2001 July 13, 2001–Nov. 19, 2003 Nov. 19, 2003–June 7, 2007

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photo by Martin Greeson
Spc. Adam Darrah holds his daughter after returning to Darmstadt, Germany, from a yearlong deployment in Iraq.

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courtesy photo
Soldiers from the 66th MI Group work together while participating in a field training exercise.

photo by Sgt. Jason Merrell

470th MI Brigade Soldiers check the seal on their protective masks while in the gas chamber during training.

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courtesy photo
A Military Intelligence Readiness Command Soldier plots points during Land Navigation training.

photo by Tina Miles

Sgt. Nathan Russell and Spc. Jime Cruz lay a wreath during the 902nd MI Group’s 9/11 commemorative ceremony.

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photo by Gary Kieffer
Nearly 50 spouses of Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne, 173rd Brigade Combat Team recently
participated in a day of Army training, including a PT test to Army standards, jump tower, first aid and M-16 training.