The Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a component of the DoD’s Defense Media Activity. Its primary purpose is to train members of all branches of the United States military in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, public affairs, and visual information. In addition, selected Department of Defense civilians and international military personnel can attend DINFOS for many of its courses. There are 32 different courses taught at DINFOS, and the courses can last from 5 to 124 days. DINFOS trains approximately 3,200 students annually, and has trained more than 1,000 international students from over 75 countries.
DINFOS is the premier learning institution vital to organizational communication success across the Department of Defense, the United States Government and the international community.