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Counterintelligence Agent (97B)

Intelligence and Combat Support Army MOS Information
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Having access to the correct information is absolutely necessary to plan for our national defense. Intelligence specialists, such as the Counterintelligence Agent, are integral to providing Army personnel with information about enemy forces and potential battle areas. Intelligence specialists use aerial photographs, electronic monitoring and human observation in order to gather and study information that’s required to design defense plans and tactics.

The Counterintelligence Agent is primarily responsible for supervising and conducting counterintelligence surveys and investigations of individuals, organizations, installations and activities in order to detect, assess and counter threats to national security. Some of your duties as a Counterintelligence Agent may include:

  • Studying aerial photographs of foreign ships, bases and missile sites
  • Studying foreign troop movements and codes
  • Operating sensitive radios to intercept foreign military communications
  • Conducting security investigations
  • Processing counterintelligence evidence
  • Preparing and distributing counterintelligence reports of Force Protection information to all relevant parties
  • Performing counterintelligence support to anti-terrorism operations
  • Consolidating intelligence data
  • Conducting liaison operations
  • Maintaining counterintelligence files and databases

Training:

Job training for a Counterintelligence Agent consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and nine to 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in intelligence gathering. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Planning aerial and satellite observations
  • Preparing maps and charts
  • Analyzing aerial photographs
  • Preparing intelligence reports
  • Using computer systems

Helpful Skills:

Helpful attributes include:

  • An interest in reading maps and charts
  • An interest in gathering information and studying its meaning
  • An ability to organize information
  • An ability to think and write clearly

Advanced Responsibilities:

As an advanced level Counterintelligence Agent, you may also be involved in:

  • Conducting liaisons with foreign agencies
  • Planning and conducting counterintelligence investigations
  • Applying fundamentals of military and civil law
  • Detecting, neutralizing and exploiting counterintelligence targets
  • Conducting overt collection and non-technical operations and surveillance
  • Conducting counterespionage investigations and operations

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