Historian Positions with the Department of Defense

HISTORIAN, Department of Defense

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is hiring 5 Historians in Hawaii. The position is open to candidates with a B.A. in History and those with a M.A. in History may be especially competitive for these positions.

“The mission of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) is to provide the fullest possible accounting for our mission personnel from our Nation’s past conflicts to their families and our Nation. DPAA personnel research, investigate, recover, & identify remains of DoD personnel unaccounted for from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, & the Iraq conflicts and Persian Gulf War. The Director, DPAA (SES-111), reports to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)).”

The full job description is on USA Jobs.

Any Northern Illinois University students or recent graduates in History who are interested in applying for one of these positions should contact me via email to discuss the application process.

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