U.S. Department of Defense

 

Date of this Version

7-15-1954

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Historical Data Cards were used to record the organizational history of units within the Army. This card was provided to Robert Bolin by the US Army Institute of Heraldry in 1985.

TIA was a special-purpose military unit established to perform the intelligence functions of the Transportation Corps. TIA produced intelligence on foreign military transportation equipment and ground transportation facilities of strategic interest to the US armed forces.

TIA was discontinued in 1962 when most of the Army technical services were reorganized out of existence. Its functions, personnel, records, and equipment were divided among the newly created US Army Foreign Scientific and Technical Center and US Army Area Analysis Intelligence Agency.