Title: Officer-In-Charge Needed in Afghanistan

Release Date: 2016-12-07

Document Date: 2004-02-04

Description: Job description for an officer-in-charge of NSA SIGINT operations to support Task Force 121.2 in Afghanistan.

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(S) Officer-In-Charge Needed in Afghanistan
FROM: National Intelligence Support Team NIST/Field Sustainment Branch
Unknown
Run Date: 02/04/2004
FROM: National Intelligence Support Team NIST/Field Sustainment
Branch
Unknown
(S) S1312 the National Intelligence Support Team NIST/Field
Sustainment Branch is currently staffing the Officer-In-Charge
(OIC), Task Force 121.2 position in support of NSA SIGINT
Operations inside Afghanistan. This deployment has a duration of
90-120 days at Bagram, AB, Afghanistan . Training work-up
time is approximately three weeks, depending upon the skills that
the deployer already possesses. This is a short notice posting and
only individuals with strong backgrounds in SIGINT operations and
direct military support will be considered for this assignment.
Previous deployment experience desired. Selectee will need to be
in Afghanistan by 1 Mar 2004.
(U) Military personnel with the rank of O3/O4 and/or civilian
personnel with the rank of GG-13/14 are eligible for this position.
We are seeking personnel with strong leadership skills and
extensive knowledge of SIGINT operations (strategic and tactical).
The individual should also have knowledge of the extended SIGINT
enterprise with some SIGINT analysis experience. Some of the
specific SIGINT background areas include: support to military
operations, counterterrorism, force protection, fusion analysis and
collection management. A working knowledge of military command
structures, NSA databases, and software applications are essential.
(MIL SPECS: Cryptologic or Intelligence Officers).
(S) Selected individuals will act as the OIC. They will direct
cryptologic support operations for TF-121.2 and act as the senior
SIGINT advisor to the commander and TF-121.2. Additionally, the
OIC is responsible for ensuring NSA is kept aware of TF-121.2
planned and on-going operations, and the Commands Key
Intelligence requirements. Selectees for this position will ensure
that TF-121.2 NSA analysts fuse SIGINT with other sources of data
to provide actionable information for dissemination to strategic and
tactical commanders. The OIC analyzes daily operational and
intelligence developments in order to affect the operations of the
supported TF-121.2 elements within the AOR.
(U//FOUO) The NIST Branch, in coordination with several Agency
offices, will train and equip deploying personnel. The candidate's
professional background and experience will determine the amount
of time for training. Normally, training consists of a three to six
week pre-deployment package, to include extensive analysis
training for mission operations, target areas of interest, weapons
training, as well as personal protective measures training. In this
case the individual selected will likely only have three weeks to
prepare, which is why only those with the strongest NSA
backgrounds will be considered.
(U//FOUO) Primary and Alternate POCs for NIST, Field Sustainment

SERIES:
(U) HOT JOBS
1. Officer-In-Charge
Needed in
Afghanistan
2. CT Support For
CENTCOM In
Afghanistan

Branch:
Chief, NIST Field Sustainment Division - CWO3
USMC

D/Chief, NIST Field Sustainment -
)
NIST/CSG Desk Officer - CTRC (SW/AW/NAC)
, USN
)
CPL
USMC, (
)
(U//FOUO) If you are interested in deploying, send resume to the
NIST Branch representatives via e-mail: DL NIST_resume or
Please indicate when you are available for
training. Contact the office at
if you
have additional questions.

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