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Assistance and Response cadre depart Quantico training event to engage in PAR efforts nationwide

QUANTICO, Va. – Brittani Blanchard trained with the Prevention, Assistance and Response (PAR) cadre assigned to military installations across the country – including Hawaii, Alaska and Guam – for the first time and envisioned the PAR...


2024 DCSA Student Experience (DSE)

DCSA is currently accepting applications for the summer 2024 DCSA StudentExperience (DSE) from September 15 to October 31. Undergraduate or graduatestudents currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college or universityinterested in...


DCSA renames Counterintelligence Award

Today, DCSA hosted the family of John “Jack” Donnelly, the Director of the Defense Investigative Service (DIS) from 1988 to 1996, for a ceremony to rename the DCSA Award for Excellence in Counterintelligence to the Jack Donnelly Award for...


Products and Services Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2024 and FY 2025

DCSA has published a Federal Investigations Notice (FIN) pertaining to fiscal year (FY) 2024 and FY25 products, services, and pricing. This FIN is a follow-on to FIN 23-01 dated January 30, 2023. FY24 and FY25 pricing high level results,...


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