I withdrew my application to CIA in October 2006 and received this letter from an HR chief. In 2006, CIA’s National Clandestine Service Recruitment Process moved exceptionally slow and I decided to give DIA a try, I had met some good mentors, and was enthusiastic about starting my DIA career. I dropped out of CIA’s recruitment process, unfortunately, I reapplied and was accepted in 2008. I entered on duty at CIA on July 5, 2009. CIA still has an exceptionally slow recruitment process which is exaggerated by the intrusive Full-Scope Polygraph and invasive Medical requirements.