U.S. Department of Defense


U.S. Department of Defense. "Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (AFMIC)." Department of Defense Directive, Number 6429.1, 9 Oct. 2004. [Available at: http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/dod/d6420_1.pdf]

The Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (AFMIC) is "the focal point in the Department of Defense for compiling all-source intelligence and producing finished intelligence on foreign military forces, infectious disease and environmental health risks, and scientific and technical developments in biotechnology and biomedical subjects of military importance."


U.S. Department of Defense. DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Joint Publication 1-02. 8 Nov. 2010, amended through 15 Apr. 2012. On Web at: http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/new_pubs/jp1_02.pdf.

Contains terms, acronyms and abbreviations.

[MI/RefMats; RefMats/Dictionaries]

U.S. Department of Defense. Keeping the Nation's Secrets: A Report to the Secretary of Defense by the Commission to Review DOD Security Policies and Practices. Washington, DC: GPO, 1985. [Petersen]


U.S. Department of Defense. The "Magic" Background of Pearl Harbor. 8 vols. Washington, DC: GPO, 1979.

According to Pforzheimer, these volumes "cover the period from 14 January-7 December 1941. The major centerpiece comprises the instructions and preparations for each of the meetings between Secretary of State Hull and the Japanese Ambassador in Washington." Other items included are the decrypted text of Japanese messages and historical material from Hull's official memoranda and memoirs. "This work ... is virtually unequalled for material of this kind." Constantinides suggests that these volumes, together with the Ultra items released by the British PRO, "provide a source of material to the researcher that is hard to equal."

[WWII/PearlHarbor/Gen & Ref]

U.S. Department of Defense. Rescue Mission Report [the Holloway Report]. Washington, DC: GPO, 23 Aug. 1980. [Unclassified version available at: http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB63/doc8.pdf]

Includes statement by Admiral J. L. Holloway, III, USN (Ret.), Chairman, Special Operations Review Group.


U.S. Department of Defense. Central Imagery Office. "Future Direction for the United States Imagery System." American Intelligence Journal 14, no. 3 (Autumn-Winter 1993-1994): 31-34.

The "present imagery resources were developed primarily to support the needs of the President and senior national security decisionmakers. Not surprisingly, attempts to apply these resources and supporting infrastructure to support war fighters have fallen short. Furthermore, today's exploitation and production capabilities are fragmented and prone to duplication. They neither form a coherent, responsive, or flexible system to serve the needs of the war fighter, nor do they adequately support an increasingly diverse set of civil imagery users. The challenge for the CIO is to lead the imagery community to design a United States Imagery System that responds to [current] trends, takes advantage of state-of-the-art advances in technology, and is responsive to imagery user needs. The USIS architecture should address the full imagery cycle: requirements management, collection, processing, production, and delivery. It will fully integrate management of all elements of the cycle, whether during war or peace."

[MI/Imagery; Recon/Topics/Org][c]

U.S. Department of Defense. Defense Intelligence College. Glossary of Intelligence Terms and Definitions. Washington, DC: DIC, 1987.


U.S. Department of Defense. Espionage Cases, 1975-2004: Summaries and Sources. Monterey, CA: Defense Personnel Security Research Center, 2004. [2004. [http://cryptocomb.org/Espionage_Cases_75-04.pdf.

From "Introduction": "Since its first publication in 1985, Recent Espionage Cases has offered the security educator easy-to-find factual information about cases for use in briefings, newsletters, and other educational media.... [T]hese case summaries bear little resemblance to the glamorized fictional accounts of many spy novels; rather, they tell mundane tales of human folly resulting in tragic personal and national consequences."

[SpyCases/U.S./Gen; WebSites/U.S./Gov]

U.S. Department of Defense. Director of Administration and Management. Central Imagery Office. Washington, DC: Department of Defense, 1993.

U.S. Department of Defense. Inspector General. Evaluation Report on Measurement and Signature Intelligence. Report No. 97-031. Alexandria, VA: DoDIG, 1997.


U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs). "DoD Background Briefing on Strategic Support Teams." News Transcript, 24 Jan. 2005. [Available at: http://www.fas.org/irp/news/2005/01/dod012405.html]

Senior Defense Official: "The teams that we're talking about..., the Strategic Support Teams, are funded within the general Defense Intelligence Program, which itself is inside the National Foreign Intelligence Program, which is under the aegis of the DCI.  So the package that ... we submitted in the [FY] '05 [budget] bill, was drawn up in coordination with the DCI staff.  So this has been a product that was jointly agreed between, broadly, the secretary and the DCI and then applied between the two organizations for the express purpose of improving the human intelligence capability both within CIA and within DIA."

[MI/00s & Humint]

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