BAE Systems hosted the first-ever Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Foundation Awards Reception Friday, Nov. 3 at its Falls Church, Virginia facility to honor the recipients of this year’s OSINT Excellence Awards.
The event brought together professionals, innovators, and thought leaders from the intelligence and security community to celebrate outstanding contributions to OSINT that enhance global security.
Award winners included:
- Intelligence Community Unit of the Year – Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, Open-Source Intelligence Branch;
- Intelligence Community Practitioner of the Year – Shawn Porter, 312th MI Battalion;
- OSINT Product of the Year – NGA Tearline and University of Mississippi; and
- Volunteer of the Year – Abel Vandegrift, Authentic8.
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