|A geographic feature by any other name would just be confusing
West Africa experienced the worst Ebola outbreak in history a little over three years ago, resulting in approximately 11,325 deaths. Personnel from numerous U.S. government agencies were immediately deployed to assist in the area, but the maps they had access to were outdated. That’s when the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency was called in to assist.
Have the courage to take risks
March 17, 2016 — Have courage, former NGA director Letitia A. Long advised during a women in public service panel discussion March 10 in the Allder Auditorium.
Mayor of Huntsville, Alabama visits NGA Campus East
Jan. 12 - Mayor Tommy Battle, Robert Cramer, former congressman of the fifth district of Alabama, and two GEO Huntsville representatives, Chris Johnson and Greg Schumann, visited NGA Campus East to meet with NGA Director Robert Cardillo.
Map Gallery: Dayton Peace Accords
Dec. 15, 2015 — On Nov. 1, 1995, President Bill Clinton invited representatives to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, to negotiate an end to the ethnic discord in the former Yugoslav Republic between Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.
NGA employees honored for cyber, IT excellence
Dec. 9, 2015 — Two teams of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency employees were recognized at the 2015 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Annual Award ceremony for achievements in the areas of cyber and information technology.
NGA celebrates 240 years of Marine service to nation
Nov. 13, 2015 — National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Deputy Director Sue Gordon, and guest speaker, retired Marine Col. Phillip Chudoba, honored the Marine Corps’ history and traditions during a 240th birthday celebration
Agency Veterans Day celebration salutes services
Nov, 11, 2015 — National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo and retired Air Force Gen. Larry Spencer honored the nation’s military members and their service during a ceremony Nov. 4 at the agency’s Springfield, Virginia, headquarters.
Intelligence transparency creates innovation, says NGA director
Oct. 28, 2015 — National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo highlighted the opportunities inherent in intelligence transparency during a panel discussion at a conference on national security hosted by George Washington University and the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C., Oct. 27.
NGA Salute: Lt. Col. Allison Day
Sept. 23, 2015 — Day works in the Military Support directorate where she supports the acquisitions process for the military services, analyzing the geospatial needs of emerging and future land warfare systems.
Mathematical Minutia: Geomatics Incremental Impact
Sept. 15, 2015 — NGA’s role in the defense and intelligence communities is predicated on providing the critical accuracy and precision that defines the geospatial location of events and features on the surface of the Earth.
Sept. 14, 2015 — Before technologies and data can integrate, the transformative work of creating standards and policies is distinctly human.
I am NGA: Amanda Park
Sept. 10, 2015 — Amanda Park is a self-proclaimed workaholic. She won the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Analyst of the Year in 2014 but insists she was “just doing her job.”
What to Read About ISIL
Sept. 10, 2015 — Navy Cmdr. Aboul-Enein is on the faculty of the National Intelligence University and teaches the graduate-level Islam elective.
Bauer is Nextgov 2015 Bold Awards Finalist
Aug. 10, 2015 — Ray Bauer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s innovation lead is one of 18 finalists out of a field of more than 100 nominations for the Nextgov 2015 Bold Awards.
China’s Lifeline: The Burma Road
June 12, 2015 — The Japanese chose to invade China in 1937, well before the United States and Great Britain entered the conflict that would become World War II.
June 11, 2015 — NGA is mapping out exactly where and how its unclassified lane will converge with the public lane that has been under construction for the past two decades.
The Future STEMS on It
June 10, 2015 — According to the U.S. Department of Education, only 16 percent of American high school seniors are interested in pursuing a college degree or related career in STEM fields.
The Challenge of Change
June 9, 2015 — Change is the only constant in life. This couldn’t be truer than what is currently happening in our geospatial intelligence profession.
Can We Talk?
June 5, 2015 — NGA hopes to improve business with engaging discussions.
The Role of GEOINT in a Period of Rapid Climate Change
June 3, 2015 — Over the past six years, climate change has become a regular topic in the world’s daily news, renewable energy is a growing economy and the Department of Defense calls climate change 'a threat multiplier.'
I Am NGA: A.J. Frye
June 2, 2015 — A.J. Frye embodies NGA’s core values, exceptionalism in his work and always goes above and beyond his duties with the U.S. Army Europe and U.S. European Command NST.
Fast Track to Transparency
June 1, 2014 — NGA opens a public website to host unclassified geospatial intelligence data, products and services in support of the U.S. and international relief efforts in Nepal.
Fighting to fight
April 21, 2015 — NGA welcomes Rep. Mark Takano of California during deaf and hard of hearing awareness month observance.
31st Space Symposium
April 14, 2015 — Director Cardillo at the Space Foundation's 31st Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Desk Jockeys Need Not Apply
March 26, 2015 — NGA’s Expeditionary Operations Office delivers mission-critical GEOINT capabilities for on-the-spot analysis anywhere in the world, sometimes within hours’ notice.
NGA #geointeresting Madness
March 24, 2015 — Over the past year, we have shared some of our favorite stories on social media. Now we want you to tell us which one was the most #geointeresting story of year.
A Note on the State of Geography and Geospatial Intelligence
March 11, 2015 — With consideration to geospatial intelligence, in many cases there is more interest in capability-driven technologies rather than working to understand fundamental processes to foster long-term pre-emption and mitigation of problems.
I Am NGA: Dwight Dean
March 9, 2015 — Dwight Dean is highly respected within the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the geospatial community.
March 4, 2015 — What exactly is a “customer consequence” and what does it look like?
The Lens of Consequence
March 3, 2015 — The fundamental character that will define NGA under the leadership of Director Robert Cardillo is one with a laser sharp focus on customer consequences.
JCS vice chairman visits NCE
NGA Director Robert Cardillo welcomed Navy Adm. James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
MLK observances encourage servant leadership
Jan. 14, 2015 — Servant leadership was the focus of the Martin Luther King Holiday Observance programs Jan. 14, held at NGA campuses in Springfield, Virginia and St. Louis, Missouri.