Counterintelligence Agent

Military Intelligence
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises and conducts, or assists in conducting, CI surveys and investigations of individuals, organizations, and installations to detect, identify, assess, counter, exploit, and neutralize threats to national security.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate soldiers. Conducts sabotage, espionage, treason, and sedition investigations. Conducts liaison with foreign agencies. Plans and conducts CI investigations. Applies fundamentals of military and civil law. Detects, neutralizes, and exploits CI targets. Participates in counterintelligence force protection source operations (CFSO). Conducts overt collection, surveillance, and non-technical operations. Assists in counterespionage investigations and operations. Provides counter human intelligence (C-HUMINT) support for multidiscipline counterintelligence (MDCI) products. Prepares CI reports and estimates.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Plans and conducts CI operations, to include: analyzing, selecting, exploiting, and neutralizing CI targets. Plans and directs CI services and support. Plans and directs counterespionage operations and investigations. Manages intelligence contingency funds. Plans and conducts CFSO operations. Supports offensive and defensive CI operations and collection operations.

Skill Level 4 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Supervises and directs preparation of CI services and reports. Supervises CFSO. Performs operation and case control reviews. Supervises and directs investigations and special operations. Plans and supervises CI operations. Reviews CI related reports and plans.

Skill Level 5 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Plans, coordinates, and supervises intelligence operations and training.

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Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
105 total from GS+WK+PC+MK+MC
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Other Qualifications: 
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Soldier and spouse must not have immediate family members who reside in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be common practice, either against-
    1. Persons accused of acting in the interest of the United States or
    2. The relatives of such persons to whom they may reasonably be considered to be bound by ties of affection, kinship, or obligation. Near relatives will also include uncles, aunts, grandparents, father- in-law, mother-in-law, and relationships corresponding to any of the above persons in loco parentis (AR 630-5, para 6-2b).
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 97B course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center) mandatory.
  • Must meet TOP SECRET security clearance and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access eligibility requirements.
  • Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 614-200
  • inimum age of 19 years, 6 months for award of MOS 97B10 and a minimum age of 21 for accreditation as CI agent.
  • No record of court-martial
  • No record of conviction by a civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations
  • No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical records which will prevent the granting of security clearance under AR 380-67
  • Never been a member of the U.S. Peace Corps, except as specified in AR 614-200, chapter 1
  • Have neither commercial nor vested interest in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be a common practice against persons acting in the interest of the United States. This requirement applies to the soldier's spouse as well.
  • Normal color vision
  • Possess good voice quality and be able to speak English without an objectionable accent or impediment.
  • Be advised that due to the nature of training and assignments, temporary restrictions may be placed on foreign travel both during and after the term of service.
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