Official press releases and statements, messages to the CIA workforce, speech transcripts from Agency leadership and Featured Stories about current events at the CIA.
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Press Release: Fourth Installment Available of “The Daily Summary: Informing President Truman”
A Day in the Life of a CIA STEM Scholarship Student
Blog Post: DCIA Haspel Presented with the 2018 William J. Donovan Award
Feature Story: Deep expertise in foreign languages is fundamental to CIA’s success. Whether an officer is conducting a meeting in a foreign capital, analyzing plans of a foreign government, or translating a foreign broadcast, language capability is critical to every aspect of our mission. Language skills are the keys to accessing foreign societies, understanding governments, and decoding secrets.
Press Release: Third Installment Available of “The Daily Summary: Informing President Truman”
Blog Post: CIA leadership is working to raise awareness of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).
Blog Post: On September 24, 2018, CIA Director Gina Haspel returned to her Alma Mater, the University of Louisville, as part of the McConnell Center's Distinguished Speaker Series. Director Haspel shared her perspective on leading the Agency and outlined her six strategic priorities.
Feature Story: The US government is credited with developing some of the most advanced technology throughout history: the CORONA satellite, the Hubble Space Telescope, and GPS. The use of technology has always been critical to the intelligence process and the scientists, engineers, and technical experts at CIA more often than not produce technology so advanced it’s classified.
Blog Post: On September 26, 2001, CIA was “first in” taking the fight to al-Qa’ida following the September 11 terrorist attacks. The JAWBREAKER team – led by Gary Schroen — flew this Mi-17 helicopter for the mission. The Mi-17 helicopter arrived at CIA Headquarters this month to serve as a symbol of the Agency response.
Speech: Remarks for Central Intelligence Agency Director Gina Haspel - McConnell Center at the University of Louisville
Blog Post: Alyse Nelson, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, visited CIA on Friday, September 21, for a workforce engagement on leadership.
Press Release: Second Installment Now Available of “The Daily Summary: Informing President Truman”
Press Release: This morning, CIA officers gathered at Headquarters to mark the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by observing a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Eastern Time, the exact time when the first plane hit the World Trade Center.
Feature Story: A rust-colored steel column recovered amid the rubble of the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has a new home at CIA Headquarters. The column now resides in a solemn memorial, a moving tribute to all those who died in the attacks on that fateful day, and serves as a space for Agency employees to honor the fallen.
Blog Post: Earlier this year, the Agency unveiled a new stone monument to honor the dogs who have spent their lives in service to their country. Carved from a roughhewn boulder, the monument features a paw print, the Agency seal, and an imprint of the Security Protective Service badge.