DPAA Historian

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/647622900

Serves as the historical advisor and professional consultant for DPAA conducting historical studies.

Incumbent typical work assignments may include the following:

  • Sets, conveys, and enforces standards and procedures for research and case development.
  • Serves as historical advisor and professional consultant for DPAA conducting historical studies; obtaining, collecting, analyzing, exploiting, and integrating all available historical evidence and information; interpreting military history in the context of U.S. military and civilian personnel; establishing historical facts based upon research conducted; and grouping historical facts along with determining interrelationships to search, recover, and identify unaccounted-for persons from past conflicts.
  • Researches historical records and investigative leads to identify information requirements and gaps to satisfy during field investigations and disinterments.
  • Acts as the lead in developing historical information and regional strategies to directly support casualty investigations and search and recovery missions.
  • Possesses an understanding of the geography and flow of battle, casualty evacuation processes, remains recovery activities, and remains handling and processing procedures.
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