The Pentagon’s Lead Intelligence Agency Has an HR Problem


The Defense Intelligence Agency has a longstanding HR problem: too few human-resources workers to help the rest of its growing workforce. Now the agency is aiming to boost recruiting and retention of HR staff by updating its record-keeping and telework systems.

The DIA has “chronically under-invested in our human resources capabilities” since 2008, when it absorbed intelligence personnel from military departments in combatant commands, agency chief of staff John Kirchhofer said Tuesday.

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On Tuesday, April 9th members Jermon Bafaty and Justin Freeh from BENS joined the Strategic Leaders International Course (SLIC), a 4-week program by USSOCOM for emerging leaders from allied nations. Alongside discussions on U.S. leadership…

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BENS Board Member, Denis Bovin

BENS Board member Denis Bovin has joined SHIELD’s National Security Advisory Board as a Senior Advisor. SHIELD is run by Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Raj Shah, a California Member.

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BENS President & CEO, General Ray

BENS President & CEO, General Ray will be a keynote speaker for the 9th Annual Hemispheric Security Conference, The Hemispheric Security Conference (HSC) is an annual conference held where experts from academia, governmental…

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