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Remembering CIA’s Heroes: Richard Daniel Krobock

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:25
Feature Story: "Rare is the man who has a full life by the age of 31. Rarer still is the man who, simply through the quiet strength of his personality and the resolve of his character, can dramatically affect the lives of the people who have encountered him. Richard Daniel Krobock was that man."
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A Day in the Life of a CIA Cyber Threat Analyst Intern

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:15
Featured Story: Every officer has a unique path to the Agency, and CIA interns are no exception. CIA.gov recently sat down with a Cyber Threat Analyst Intern in the Directorate of Analysis (DA) to learn more about her journey to the CIA and her experiences during her summer internships. She is back this summer for her second tour with the Agency and looks forward to working at CIA full time once she graduates next year.
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Director Pompeo Delivers Remarks at INSA

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 18:45
Speech: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by CIA Director Mike Pompeo at INSA Leadership Dinner (July 11, 2017)
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A Day in the Life of a CIA Scholarship Recipient

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 10:50
Featured Story: The CIA Undergraduate Scholarship program is a financial needs based initiative that offers undergraduate students an unmatched experience in a diverse and inclusive environment. Undergraduate students, serving as scholarship recipients with the CIA, attend an accredited college/university on a full-time basis, studying a variety of subjects, and work during summer breaks at the CIA. While working at CIA, students are exposed to intelligence challenges while performing meaningful work that relates to their college major. Read more to hear from a current CIA undergraduate scholarship STEM student about his experiences in this unique program.
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Trying to Photograph a UFO?

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 23:50
Blog Post: You never know what you’ll find when browsing through CIA’s FOIA archives…In celebration of World UFO Day, we dug up some long lost tips on how to take photographs of UFOs.
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“What the Heck Was I Gonna Do With a Dumb Gun?” The Derring-Do of Stephanie Czech Rader

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:30
Featured Story: Captain Stephanie Czech Rader was a woman ahead of her time. Not only did she go to college, but she eventually earned a master’s degree – in chemistry. She caught the attention of the OSS, which sent her on an undercover mission to Warsaw at a time when women were restricted from working in a military or intelligence capacity in Poland. Stephanie narrowly evaded capture by the Russians and still successfully completed her mission. It wasn’t until decades later that the details of her amazing story were declassified.
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Director Pompeo Delivers Remarks at OSS 75th Anniversary Ceremony

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 15:55
Speech: Remarks by CIA Director Mike Pompeo at the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) 75th Anniversary Ceremony (June 16, 2017)
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Legionnaire, OSS Officer, US Marine and Hollywood Heartthrob

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:05
Featured Story: Most people would be grateful to experience any one of the occupations listed above–French Foreign Legionnaire, wartime spy, US Marine, or Hollywood heartthrob–but because Pierre (Peter) Julien Ortiz was not “most people,” he chose to immerse himself in all four.
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Christian Lambertsen and the Secret Story Behind Scuba

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:05
Featured Story: Dr. Christian Lambertsen -“the father of the Frogmen” - is directly responsible for most of the technology used for Combat Swimming Operations in the US today. His inventions laid the groundwork for technology used by NASA, Navy SEALs, and diving enthusiasts around the world. He is one of the most influential OSS inventors in history, and the father of American SCUBA. #OSS75
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Statement by CIA Director Mike Pompeo on the Confirmation of Courtney Simmons Elwood as CIA General Counsel

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 13:48
Press Release: Statement by CIA Director Mike Pompeo on the Confirmation of Courtney Simmons Elwood as CIA General Counsel
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The History-Maker: Remembering Ambassador Montgomery

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 15:15
Featured Story: Ambassador Hugh Montgomery was one of the greatest icons of the intelligence profession and one of the greatest American heroes of our time. From OSS commando, to legendary Cold War case officer, to US Ambassador, it’s hard to imagine a more storied or accomplished career than Hugh Montgomery’s—for an intelligence professional or for anyone else. #OSS75
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OSS 75th Anniversary

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:15
Blog Post: The Glorious Amateurs: OSS 75th Anniversary
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CIA Honors its Fallen in Annual Memorial Ceremony

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:55
Press Release: CIA Honors its Fallen in Annual Memorial Ceremony
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30 Years of Remembrance

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:40
Featured Story: 30 Years of Remembrance: The History of CIA's Annual Memorial Ceremony
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CIA Establishes Korea Mission Center

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 14:45
Press Release: CIA Establishes Korea Mission Center
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Director Pompeo Delivers Remarks at CSIS

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 13:30
Speech: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (April 13, 2017)
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