Intelligence is something every government body is working to gain about the other nations. This constitutes a problem when you are looking to maintain dominance in a military arena. It is necessary to make sure that you are not only able to gain all of the intelligence that you need to maintain dominance. It is necessary to make sure that you are able to stop other nations from gaining intelligence about you. This is why the United States Army uses counterintelligence agents to stop the foreign intelligence agents from gaining a foothold.
What You Will Do
You will use your training and expertise in order to identify weak points in the US intelligence communications. You will see ways in which these can be exploited by outside forces. You will then help to make sure that these weaknesses will be plugged up as quickly as possible. You will also help to make sure that misinformation is fed through the weak channels until they are fixed. This will help to throw off those looking to gain a dominant position.
Training and Restrictions
To make sure that you know what you are doing, you will go through basic training as well as going through 19 weeks of advanced training in a Counterintelligence Special Agent Course. You will learn how to discover those working against the state both domestic and foreign. Click on the link above to find even more about this career opportunity.