1994-03-12 - Re: The Agency Whose Name May Not Be Spoken

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From: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)
To: pfarrell@netcom.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-03-12 16:30:26 UTC
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From: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 94 08:30:26 PST
To: pfarrell@netcom.com
Subject: Re: The Agency Whose Name May Not Be Spoken
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Pat Farrell writes:

>   tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)  writes:
> > Makes you wonder what TLAs are still largely unknown to the public.
> There are probably a fair number of obscure ones. Two that I know aren't
> often talked about are:
> DCA - Defense Communications Agency - responsible for DoD communication,
> MilNet, STU-III encrypted phones, and assorted odds and ends.
> DIA - Defense Intellegence Agency - DoD's own personal CIA.

Oh, but these are the stuff of Hollywood movies, at least the DIA is.
The DCA is more obscure, I'll grant you.

I was thinking of even more secretive agencies, such as Ludlum's
fictitious (I used to think so, but...) "Consular Ops" and the
economic surveillace groups.

Gotta get ready for today's meeting.

--Tim May

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