News Articles 2021

News Articles 2021

Intelligence Communityhighlights from 2021


ODNI highlights from 2021

  • The Honorable Avril Haines was sworn in on Jan. 21, 2021 as the seventh Senate-confirmed DNI and the first woman to lead the Intelligence Community.
  • In addition to DNI Haines, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Dr. Stacey Dixon, National Counterterrorism Center Director Christine Abizaid, Inspector General Thomas Monheim, and General Counsel Christopher Fonzone were confirmed by the Senate.
  • We worked to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, promote innovation in our work, foster public and private partnerships with the IC, and promote strategic foresight within national security.


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National Counterterrorism Center Director Christy Abizaid, and Deputy Director Steve Vanech, met with members of the U.S. Coast Guard located on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Nov. 2.


The National Counterterrorism Center Joint Counterterrorism Assessment Team, or JCAT, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 14, 2021 to honor not just unidentified service members, but everyone who has sacrificed in service to our country.


Director of Naval Intelligence Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler spoke during a special event at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence about his Native American heritage and service in the Navy, Nov. 10.