World War I Counterintelligence Agents Get Their Man – February 1918

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. On August 13, 1917, the US Army’s Military Intelligence Section (later elevated to Division) created the Corps of Intelligence Police (CIP) to protect American forces in France from sabotage and subversion. CIP agents also conducted special investigations, […]

Decoded Zimmermann Telegram Sets US on Path to War – January 1917

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. “…we make Mexico a proposal of alliance on the following basis: make war together, make peace together, generous financial support and an understanding on our part that Mexico is to reconquer the lost territory in Texas, New […]

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Battleground Berlin: The Second Berlin Crisis

By Andrew Ertl Summer 2016 Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship Winner Third prize, 2016 Cold War Essay Contest, John Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute Many will argue that the Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous event of the Cold War.  However, the 1962 events in […]

5 Strategies that Transitioning Military Can Use for the Federal Job Hunt

By James R. Lint Faculty Member, School of Business, American Military University Reposted from Since I recently retired from federal service, a lot of people ask me how to get a federal job. I have been both a federal job hunter and a federal hiring manager, so it encourages people to frequently ask me how […]

Protect Yourself from Fraud in the Business World

Reposted from: By James R. Lint, Faculty Member, School of Business, American Public University and Charvet D. Young, HR Manager, The Lint Center for National Security Studies There are many examples of fraud in the workplace. If you’re moving into the workforce as a recent college graduate or as a service member transitioning out of […]

Happy Independence Day!

May we be forever grateful for the freedom and liberty that we enjoy in this great nation through the hard work of our courageous predecessors. On this day we acknowledge the efforts many brave men and women have put into preserving the principles on which our Nation was founded.  In June of 1826, Thomas Jefferson […]

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513th MI Bde

513th Military Intelligence Brigade in Operations DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM

Vigilant Knights in the Desert: On 2 August 1990, Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait and threatened Saudi Arabia. Four days later, the Army alerted the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade for eventual deployment as part of Operation DESERT SHIELD. By the end of the month, its first elements arrived in Saudi Arabia. Eventually, the brigade’s […]