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Military Career Opportunities

Are you a service member interested in a career in geospatial intelligence? Join NGA! Assignment opportunities are available through the individual service specific human resources online assignment tools and MarketPlaces for active duty members and reservists.

Military personnel are critical to NGA’s mission to deliver world-class GEOINT that provides a decisive advantage to policymakers, warfighters, intelligence professionals and first responders. You will have access to advanced GEOINT training that will enable you to leverage your military experience and forge new skills, and collaborate with mission partners on a variety of exciting projects.

Military Career Opportunities and Services

Active Duty

The NGA Active Duty Military Personnel Support team, known as the J1, consists of highly skilled active-duty military and civilian personnel who provide leadership, direct support and guidance to the agency’s Military Personnel Management Office, Human Development Directorate, and the Director of Operations and staff.

What We Do

J1 oversees and executes all military personnel human resources programs to ensure NGA-assigned military members maximize their talents to accomplish NGA’s mission. The team takes a customer-centric approach to deliver the highest levels of care, attention, support and satisfaction.

The team provides support to programs, policies and processes, strategic initiatives and daily operations to optimize the use of all active duty and full-time reserve military personnel assigned to NGA.

Active duty personnel may be assigned to NGA as part of the regular assignment process. Certain career fields are eligible for the Military Service Intern Program, which includes the Geospatial Career Advancement and Junior Officer GEOINT programs.


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