Office Address and Contact Information:
PSA SEMBAWANG WHARVES, DEPTFORD ROAD, BUILDING 7-4, SINGAPORE 759657
NCIS Singapore Field Office (SNFO) is collocated with Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) and Navy Region Center Singapore (NRCS) at the Port of Singapore Sembawang Terminal in North Singapore. The facility is a joint community where U.S. service members and civilians live and work alongside Commonwealth partners from the United Kingdom, Australian, New Zealand Navies. In addition to COMLOG WESTPAC and NRCS, SNFO supports U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) and U.S. Pacific Fleet commanders in Honolulu, Hawaii; Commander, Seventh Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan; and the Military Sealift Command Far East and Military Sealift Command Ship Support Unit Singapore. SNFO’s area of responsibility covers 8 time zones and 27 countries stretching from India in the west and north to Tonga in the east and to the Antarctic in the south.
Territory Overview: Asia and Australia
SNFO’s priorities are to provide full service force protection support to visiting DON and DoD assets within the area of responsibility (AOR) and deliver operational excellence on all investigations and operations conducted. As a largely expeditionary field office, SNFO disseminates information to the broader national security community, meeting identified requirements that referents have natural access to in the conduct of our law enforcement/force protection mission throughout the AOR, and to conduct capacity building and engagement initiatives that are expressly tied to Navy, Unified Combatant Command and/or DoD requirements.
SNFO has subordinate offices at NCIS Resident Agency (NCISRA) Singapore and NCISRA Manila, Philippines, and is the Executive Agent for Force Protection Detachments (FPD) in Sydney, Australia; Manila, Philippines; Jakarta, Indonesia; and oversees the special agent assigned to FPD Bangkok, Thailand. The FPDs provide an array of support, including force protection to military exercises and events, ship visits, and significant deployments. They also provide current threat information and “first responder” criminal investigative support to transient U.S. military commands.
NCISRA Singapore is composed of two referent/ops squads, a national security operations squad, an analytical group, and a STAAT PAC detachment. The referent squads primarily cover the countries of Cambodia, Malaysia, Timor-Leste, Singapore, India, Vietnam, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Diego Garcia and also provide surge support to the FPDs and the other 13 countries supported by the Field Office. In addition to referent duties, agents carry a varied caseload ranging from death investigations, piracy debrief operations, force protection operations, narcotics suppression operations, exercise support, child pornography investigations and protective service operations. The NCISRA’s national security operations squad conducts the full spectrum of counterintelligence and counterterrorism mission activities throughout Southeast Asia in direct support of USN and USMC equities both stationed and transiting the area.
NCISRA Manila is located in the United States Embassy Manila, Philippines. The Resident Agency serves jointly as FPD Philippines and includes representatives from U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) and U.S. Army Military Intelligence (MI). Its primary focus is CT, Port Visit Support, and criminal investigative support to the more than 30,000 DON and DoD members that transit the Philippines annually. During the past two years the joint FPD/NCISRA has produced more than 600 IIRs and has supported more than 150 visiting USN and USNS vessels throughout the AOR.
The Singapore Detachment of the Security Training Assistance and Assessment Team Pacific annually provides numerous vulnerability assessments within the PACOM AOR in support of U.S. Seventh Fleet, III Marine Expeditionary Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, the Military Sealift Command, and PACOM major operations and exercises. Through the Interoperability Program Seminars, the detachment facilitates subject matter exchange with foreign military and Law Enforcement agencies within the Pacific Region, thus enhancing the capacity building process.