Intelligence Operations Specialist / Regional Analysis Branch – Transnational Crime Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Pacific United States Coast Guard Pacific Area Department of Homeland Security
Ms. Rebecca Dieck assumed her duties with US Coast Guard Pacific Area (PACAREA) on October 21, 2015. She is an intelligence analyst and advisor to the Commander, Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Pacific (MIFC PAC) and PACAREA concerning transnational crime intelligence impacting on Coast Guard mission areas in the Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Southern Oceans. Her work enables the Coast Guard missions of Marine Safety; Ports, Waterways and Coastal Security; Illegal Drug Interdiction; Undocumented Migrant Interdiction’ Defense Readiness; and Other Law Enforcement Operations. She also conducts outreach and information sharing with partner agencies at local, state, federal, and international levels.
Ms. Dieck is also a U.S. Army Reserve, Lieutenant Colonel with 27 years of distinguished service in the Military Intelligence Corps. She currently serves in reserve status as a Foreign Disclosure Officer (FDO) in support of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM), Joint Intelligence Operations Center (JIOC). Ms. Dieck started her military career on active duty in 1992 and has served in a broad variety of Intelligence Community command and staff positions in both active duty and reserve status. Her career involves extensive work on intelligence problems in the Pacific Theater. Ms. Dieck’s combat experience includes a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the Garrison S-2 for Victory Base Complex, Baghdad, Iraq from June 2009 to July 2010.
Prior to joining MIFC PAC as a US Coast Guard civilian intelligence analyst, Ms. Dieck served on active duty as an FDO assigned to the USPACOM J2 (Intelligence Directorate) from January 2012 to September 2015. Ms. Dieck was an Intelligence Analyst for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from September 1996 to November 2012. She provided intelligence and investigative support for operational squads assigned to conduct international terrorism and foreign counterintelligence investigations.
Ms. Dieck was born in West Allis, Wisconsin. A 1992 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Foreign Area Studies (Western Europe) and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. Her military education includes completion of the Military Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officers Course.