Reducing Burnout Among Intel Analysts

Posted November 24, 2014 at 5:10am

Military Times reports that “they stay up all night and chug too many energy drinks. They have psychiatrists and chaplains on call, and a therapy dog named Lily.”  

“Secluded in a dimly lit, cavernous maze of computer screens, they collect and analyze mission data that is transmitted from an aerial, unblinking eye — drones — flying anywhere in the world.”  

“The airmen who walk the halls of the 480th Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Wing headquarters here are among the 6,000 airmen around the globe committed to fighting a new type of war where the margin between victory and defeat lies in massive amounts of information.”