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All-Source Intelligence OfficersIntelligence, Combat and Readiness
All-source intelligence officers work in offices on land and aboard ships. They may work in the field on maneuvers and military exercises.
Average Military Salary
Intelligence officers who specialize in all-source intelligence ensure the fusion of information of all sources and intelligence disciplines into finished analytical products. They supervise and coordinate the planning, collection, evaluation, analysis, fusion, production, and dissemination of imagery, signals, measurement, human, and open-source intelligence data into cohesive products to support national defense.
Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Job training for all-source intelligence officers primarily consists of classroom instruction and on-the-job learning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include:
- Air, ground, and sea intelligence operations
- Photograph interpretation
- Use of surveillance equipment
- Reconnaissance equipment and weapons systems
- Ability to organize and manage activities
- Ability to work with abstract problems
- Interest in analyzing data and solving problems
Related Civilian Careers
- Computer and Information Systems Managers