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Deception—magic!

Deception—magic! John W. Davis German bombers rumble relentlessly across the night sky of North Africa following a radio beam directed from German-occupied Libya toward the British port of Alexandria, Egypt. The flight commander notes an anomaly. The beam directs him forward, but he can see the lights of Alexandria to his left. The beam is […]

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Civilians on the CTC battlefield-threat, opportunity, or distraction?

Civilians on the CTC battlefield-threat, opportunity, or distraction? – combat training center Matthew J. Morgan Civilian presence in the area of operations (AO) is an important factor in visualizing the battlefield and one that we occasionally overlook. The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) reported that “little thought is given to intelligence collection from…civilians on […]

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Introduction to Communication Electronic Warfare Systems.

Introduction to Communication Electronic Warfare Systems. – book review John H. Girardeau Dr. Richard Poisel’s intent in writing Introduction to Communication Electronic Warfare Systems was to provide an introductory-level textbook for communications electronic warfare (EW) engineers. This was in part due to his own experience when he first joined the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command as […]

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The Postgraduate Intelligence Program for reserves a ten-year milestone

The Postgraduate Intelligence Program for reserves a ten-year milestone Mark A. Jensen Since 1962, the Joint Military Intelligence College (JMIC) and its predecessors, the Defense Intelligence School and the Defense intelligence College, have provided graduate-level education in strategic intelligence to thousands of students. Dozens of these students have ascended to the highest ranks in the […]

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how it differs from the former command and general staff officer course

Distance learning: understanding Intermediate Level Education: how it differs from the former command and general staff officer course Neal Bralley By now, all of us should know and understand that Intermediate Level Education (ILE) is the third tier of the Officer Education System, and it is linked directly to Army Transformation. ILE will produce “field […]

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stability operations and support operations during operation Iraqi Freedom

Intelligence battlefield operating system lessons learned: stability operations and support operations during operation Iraqi Freedom D.J. Reyes Intelligence played a critical role in the success of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault [AASLT]) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF). From mission planning in June 2002 through operations as of August 2003, the Division’s intelligence officers, noncommissioned […]

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MI heritage

MI heritage – tribute to Brigadier General William W. Quinn and his distinguished Army career that ended as commander of the U.S. Seventh Army in Germany Katherine Schmidli “Buffalo Bill” Remembered: LTG William W. Quinn. The Army transforms and technology evolves. Good leadership, however, transcends change that is recognized by generations of soldiers. Every soldier […]

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308th Military Intelligence Battalion – unit profile

308th Military Intelligence Battalion – unit profile – Brief Article The 308th Military Intelligence Battalion’s distinctive unit insignia consists of a compass rose, a shield, a saltire, and two griffin heads. The blue color appearing on the insignia is the primary color associated with the Military Intelligence Corps. The saltire, or diagonal cross-shape, represents strength […]

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Intelligence Operations in a Jungle Environment—Lessons Learned

Intelligence Operations in a Jungle Environment—Lessons Learned Major Darryl E. Ward As an intelligence trainer at the Jungle Operations Training Center (JOTC), I had the opportunity to act as the observer/controller (O/C) for battalion S2s during their rotations through the Jungle Warfare Course (JWC). The jungle at Fort Sherman, Panama, provided a unique environment in […]

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The 203d MI Battalion in operation Iraqi Freedom

The 203d MI Battalion in operation Iraqi Freedom Daniel R. Arnold The 203d Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion is the Army’s only tactical technical intelligence (TECHINT) asset. Doctrinally, TECHINT is intelligence derived from the exploitation of foreign equipment. The TECHINT process begins when a soldier identifies a piece of new or modified equipment and takes steps […]