Central Security Service

The Central Security Service (CSS) is a combat support agency of the United States Department of Defense which was established in 1972 to integrate the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Service Cryptologic Components (SCC) of the United States Armed Forces in the field of signals intelligence, cryptology, and information assurance at the tactical level.[2] In 2002, the CSS had approximately 25,000 uniformed members.[3] It is part of the United States Intelligence Community.

Central Security Service
Emblem of the Central Security Service
Agency overview
Formed1972
HeadquartersFort Meade, Maryland, U.S.
39°6′32″N 76°46′17″W
Agency executives
WebsitePage on NSA.gov

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