DIA is subject of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture

The third presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2022 was conducted Nov. 17, in the Marshall Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.

Mr. Roderic C. Jackson, the Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, leads the discussion during the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Nov. 17, 2021.
Mr. Roderic C. Jackson, the Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, leads the discussion during the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Nov. 17, 2021.

Mr. Roderic C. Jackson, the Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, led a discussion and provided insight into the Defense Intelligence Agency, which is one of our nation’s least understood intelligence organizations. Jackson’s presentation was attended in-person by CGSC students, faculty and staff, and was streamed online to students and other organizations around the country.

Jackson has more than 30 years of experience in national security affairs with long-term interest in African security. He has served with the DIA more than 16 years as a military and civilian employee. Among his numerous assignments and deployments, Jackson has worked as a Defense Attaché and as a policy advisor to leaders at U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), and U.S. European Command (EUCOM).

The InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School (CGSS) and the CGSC Foundation’s Arthur D. Simons Center for the Study of Ethical Leadership and Interagency Cooperation. The series is an extracurricular, interagency topic-focused series that is intended to help enrich the CGSOC curriculum. Unless otherwise announced, the presentations are scheduled each month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.

The CGSC Foundation has received support for all brown-bag lectures in academic year 2022 from First Command Financial Services in Leavenworth, Kansas.

The next lecture is the series is set for Jan. 20, 2022, with a focus on the Senior Executive Service (SES). Click here for the full schedule.

For more photos, see the CGSC Foundation Flickr album

To view the entire lecture click the video below.


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