Maj. Gen. Julie A. Bentz: Tackling improvised threats through JIDA
August 14, 201511:07 am
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The Defense Department has a new agency. It's the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency , or JIDA. The new combat support agency is built from what had been the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. Army Maj. Gen. Julie Benz is the Acting Director of JIDA. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the agency and its refreshed mission.