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Intelligence Soldiers provide the Guard with the information it needs to act. Human intelligence collectors talk to sources in foreign languages and conduct interrogations. Signal analysts and cryptologic linguists use advanced surveillance techniques to spy on enemy communications. Analysts then deliver this critical information to commanders, enabling Guard Soldiers to fight with deadly precision.
At home, intelligence experts gather information to help rescue towns and save lives during disasters—or even prevent a national emergency. Naturally, the nation trusts these specialists with advanced security credentials—opening doors for careers in other government agencies.
Specific duties of the Intelligence Analyst may include: preparation of all-source intelligence products; providing Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Synchronization support; processing incoming reports and messages; determining the significance and reliability of incoming information; establishing and maintaining systematic, cross-reference intelligence records and files; integrating incoming information with current intelligence holdings; and the preparation and maintenance of graphics.
Specific duties of the Cryptologic Linguist may include: identification of foreign communications; categorizing signals by activity type; foreign communication analysis; recognizing changes in transmission modes and reporting the change; providing translation expertise to analysts; supporting Signals Intelligence tasking, reporting, and coordination; and providing transcriptions or translations of foreign communications.
Analyzing foreign communications helps our military experts better plan our Nation's defense. As a Signals Intelligence Analyst, you will intercept and analyze foreign communications; relay intelligence reports regarding combat, strategic, and tactical intelligence information; and study and locate radio signals to understand the tactics and organization of foreign military forces.
The primary responsibility of an MI Systems Maintainer/Integrator, is to maintain and integrate intelligence gathering systems, computers, and networks used by MI Soldiers. Specific duties as an MI Systems Maintainer/Integrator include: maintaining, testing, and repairing communications equipment; maintaining and integrating MI computers and networks; assessing and extracting data from fixed, portable, and wireless storage/communication devices; and performing operational checks on MI aerial platforms, sensors, and systems.
Your duties may involve interrogating and debriefing as defined by regulation; conducting and supervising tactical and strategic interrogation-related duties; supervising subordinate personnel; developing and approving interrogation plans and missions; advising the support element; and coordinating with other agencies.