In November 1968, the Counterintelligence Analysis Division (CIAD) of the Counterintelligence Division (CD) of the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (OACSI) of the Department of the Army (DA) was located in an obscure building off the beaten path of Baily’s Crossroads.

A traditional mission of the 902nd MI Group, of which CIAD was a part, was maintaining sec