TOP CI ISSUES:
Indicators of potential international terrorist
• Advocating support for terrorist organizations or objectives.
• Expressing hatred of American society, culture, government, or principles of the U.S. Constitution.
• Advocating the use of unlawful violence or force to achieve goals that are political, religious, or ideological in nature.
• Sending large amounts of money to persons or financial institutions in foreign countries.
• Expressing a duty to engage in violence against DOD or the United States in support of an international terrorist cause.
• Purchasing bomb-making materials.
• Obtaining information about the construction and use of explosive devices or statements about acquiring materials to make a bomb.
• Expressing support for persons or organizations that promote or threaten the unlawful use of force or violence.
• Advocating loyalty to a foreign interest over loyalty to the United States.
• Financial contribution to a foreign charity or other foreign cause linked to support to an international terrorist organization.
• Evidence of terrorist training or attendance at terrorist training facilities.
• Repeated viewing of Internet Web sites, without official sanction, that promote or support international terrorist themes.
• Posting comments or exchanging information, without official sanction, at Internet chat rooms, message boards, or blogs that promote the use of force directed against the United States.
• Joking or bragging about working for a foreign intelligence service or associating with international terrorist activities
Indicators of extremist activity
• Receiving financial assistance from a person who advocates the use of violence to undermine or disrupt U.S. military operations or foreign policy.
• Soliciting advice, encouragement, finances, training, or other resources from a person who advocates the use of unlawful violence to undermine or disrupt U.S. military operations or foreign policy.
• Making a financial contribution to a foreign charity, an organization, or a cause that advocates the use of unlawful violence to undermine or disrupt U.S. military operations or foreign policy.
• Expressing a political, religious, or ideological obligation to engage in unlawful violence directed against U.S. military operations or foreign policy.
• Expressing support for foreign persons or organizations that promote or threaten the use of unlawful force or violence to achieve political, ideological, or religious objectives.
• Participation in political demonstrations that promote or threaten the use of unlawful violence directed against the Army, DOD, or the United States based on political, ideological, or religious tenets, principals, or beliefs.
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Become a Counterintelligence (CI) Agent
The Army Counterintelligence (CI) Program requires its members to be mature, intelligent, and personable to carry out the broad range of CI functions to detect, identify, exploit, and neutralize the foreign intelligence and security systems (FISS) and international terrorist organizations (ITO) threat targeting U.S. forces. The CI special agent has to be able to operate independently and be relied upon to make sound judgments in the absence of higher leadership or supervision. The CI special agent also has to interact with senior officials of both U.S. and host-nation (HN) military, civilian law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies. This requires that personnel applying for the Army CI Program be among the most professional and competent Soldiers in the Army. The CI applicant process is extremely important in ensuring that the CI military occupational specialty (MOS) remains capable, and that the most qualified and competent personnel are accepted into the Army CI Program. CI special agents will conduct all interviews and processing of Army CI Program applicants.
CI applicant qualifications include the following:
• A physical demands rating of Medium.
• A physical profile of 222221.
• Normal color vision.
• A minimum score of 102 in aptitude area ST/Technical score on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
• A minimum age of 21 years of age for award of MOS 35L accreditation as a CI special agent.
Full details are found in Army Regulation 2-22.2