Thursday, April 28, 2011
Quick look at DINFOS
The Army began their Army Information School in 1946 at Carlisle Barracks PA. In the following years the school did varying degrees of joint service training until 1951. That was the year that The Armed Forces Information School opened at Ft Slocum NY. The Navy operated their own school at Great Lakes.
1964 brought us the Defense Information School at Ft Slocum, moving to Ft Benjamin Harrison in 1965
In 1992 DINFOS was merged with the Defense Photography School (DPHSCH), and the Defense Visual Information School (DVISCH) at Ft Meade MD.
Every year DINFOS graduates another 4,000 Public Affairs professionals.
DINFOS is where a lot of memories began.