Mar 3rd 2017
Marshall Center Alumni Spark Policy Change, Big Criminal Busts

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 2, 2017) – More than a half-a-million dollars were seized and several criminals arrested in the first and second stand-alone money-laundering busts in Trinidad and Tobago in November 2016.

This historical bust happened quickly [ ... ]

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Mar 3rd 2017
Friends of the Marshall Center Hosts Annual Meeting

By German Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Winkler
Marshall Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 3, 2017) – The Friends of the Marshall Center held its annual meeting March 3 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

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Mar 3rd 2017
Marshall Center hosts Cyber Domain Workshop in Astana

By LTC Ulrich Janßen
GCMC Non-Resident Program Manager

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (March 3, 2017) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy Astana conducted a cyber domain workshop on “International Cooperation in Building Resilient Information Assurance [ ... ]

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Mar 1st 2017
Future PTSS 17-06 Participants graduate from the English Language Enhancement Course

Professor James Howcroft, director of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, congratulates six participants on their success in completing the five-week English Language Enhancement Course during their graduation ceremony held March [ ... ]

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Mar 1st 2017
Fast Facts: Program on Terrorism and Security Studies

The Program on Terrorism and Security Studies will take place March 2 to 30 at the Marshall Center.

Dates: March 2 to 30

Language: English Only

Frequency: PTSS is held twice a year.

Objectives:

Develop and strengthen strategies for countering terrorism. Improve counterterrorism capabilities [ ... ]

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Feb 22nd 2017
Marshall Center Seminar Looks at Security in a New Way

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova James Pettit, gives opening remarks Feb. 15 at the” Economic Security in the Black Sea and Eurasia Region” Seminar in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The two-day seminar was co-sponsored by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and [ ... ]

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Feb 22nd 2017
Von Muenchow Delivers Key Note Address at International Student Leadership Institute Gathering in Oberwesel

Sebastian von Muenchow poses with students attending the 36th Session of the International Student Leadership Institute (ILSI) held at the Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler Youth Hostel, in Oberwesel, Germany, Feb. 20.  (Contributed photo)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 22, 2017) - Dr. Sebastian [ ... ]

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Feb 22nd 2017
Marshall Center Cyber Security Studies Program Bolsters Next Generation of Defenders

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (February 21, 2017) - Cyber security professionals from around the world returned home Feb. 16, with fresh perspectives and a renewed sense urgency after working and learning together at the Marshall Center’s Program on Cyber Security Studies (PCSS) resident course.

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Feb 22nd 2017
Future Cooperation of Military Academy ‘Alexandru cel Bun,’ GCMC encouraged

German Air Force Col. (GS) Jörg Kunze, course director for the Seminar on Regional Security (SRS), talks about the mission of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Feb. 16 at the Moldovan Military Academy “Alexandru cel Brun” in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. (Photo courtesy [ ... ]

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Feb 21st 2017
Fast Facts: Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) Alumni Workshop

The Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) Alumni Community of Interest workshop will be held Feb. 22 to 24 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center graphic by U.S. Army Spec. Christopher Green)

Dates: Feb. 22 to 24

Title: “Counter Threat [ ... ]

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Feb 16th 2017
Neu-Ulm University Students Visit the Marshall Center

Students of the FH Neu-Ulm are posing at the Marshall Centers main plenary. They visited the European Center for Security studies on February 15th 2017. (Photo by SMSgt Winkler)

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 16, 2017) – More than 20 students from the University of [ ... ]

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Feb 9th 2017
Welcome Reception for First Fellow of the German Fellowship Program

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Keith Dayton (second from left), Marshall Center director, German Army Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Johann Berger (left), German deputy director, and Professor Dr. Ralf Roloff (right), director of the Master Program in International Security Studies, welcome the first fellow of the new [ ... ]

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Feb 8th 2017
Arctic Security Challenges to Be Integrated Into Marshall Center Programs

By James Brooks,
Public Affairs Director

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Feb. 8, 2017) - The security challenges of the Arctic region and how this region can be integrated into the Marshall Center programs was the focus of a two-day workshop  held at the Center, Feb. 6-7.

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Feb 6th 2017
Increased Outreach Opportunities Sought in Ukraine

George C. Marshall Center Director Keith Dayton, Associate Dean Rick Steinke and Black Sea and Eurasia Program Director Valbona Zeneli traveled to Kiev, Ukraine, Jan. 28-30, for a series of meetings with U.S., German and Ukrainian officials to improve and strengthen outreach opportunities in that country. 

Marshall [ ... ]

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Jan 31st 2017
Marshall Center European Security Seminar Explores Hybrid Threats, Resilience Building

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 27, 2017) – For more than two years, the West have been grappling with “hybrid warfare,” which describes and encompasses a variety of shifty means of fighting war.

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Jan 31st 2017
Fast Facts:  Program on Cyber Security Studies (PCSS)

The Program on Cyber Security Studies will be held at the Marshall Center Jan. 31 to Feb. 16. (Marshall Center graphic by Stan Jones)

Dates: Jan. 31 to Feb. 16

Languages: English

Objectives:

To develop a mutual understanding of international approaches to cyber security. To comprehend, analyze [ ... ]

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Jan 19th 2017
Marshall Center Hosts MLK Day Celebration

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 18, 2017) – U.S. Army Maj. (P) Joseph Gardner’s paternal grandmother often told him about the time she heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speak at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville, Miss., March 19, 1968 [ ... ]

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Jan 19th 2017
Fast Facts:  European Security Seminar – East (ESS – E)

European Security Seminar – East (ESS – E) will be held at the Marshall Center Jan. 23 to 27. (Marshall Center graphic by Stan Jones)

Dates: Jan. 23 to 27

Languages: English and Russian

Title: “Hybrid Threats and Resilience Building in the Eastern Flank”

Objectives:

To engage a range [ ... ]

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Jan 18th 2017
Global Best Practices of Women in Counter Terrorism Report Released

Participants at PTSS course in January 2017

The George C. Marshall European Center’s Program on Terrorism and Security Studies released a report on the best practices of women in counter terrorism following a recent alumni community of interest workshop.

The report is a summary of best practices [ ... ]

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Jan 12th 2017
Global Counterterrorism Workshop Builds the Team, Explores Increasing Role of Women

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 12, 2017) – Getting his point across to 69 fellow counterterrorism practitioners from 44 countries, Lt. Col. Sameer Marouf Masri told the real-life account of one of his female security officers, who ran an 18-month operation [ ... ]

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Jan 9th 2017
Fast Facts: Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop

Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop will be held at the Marshall Center Jan. 10 to 12. (Marshall Center graphic by Zachary Sherman)

Dates: Jan. 10 to 12

Title: “The Role of Women in Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Sharing Global Best Practices and Experience.”

Objectives:

Bring [ ... ]

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Dec 19th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty Contribute to PfPC/NATO Foundational Cyber Security Curriculum Guidebook

Marshall Center faculty (top left, clockwise) Sean Costigan, Phil Lark, Joe Vann and German Navy Cmdr. Andreas Hildenbrand were part of a working group that created the NATO and Partnership for Peace Consortium’s "Cybersecurity:  A Generic Reference Curriculum."

By George C. Marshall Center [ ... ]

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Dec 19th 2016
Gareis and Hildenbrand Strengthen Mongolia Professional Military Education with NATO DEEP Initiative

By Amanda Sellers,
NATO Defense Education

George C. Marshall European Center faculty members Sven Gareis and German Navy Cmdr. Andreas Hildenbrand recently traveled to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to teach the second Staff Officers Course (MSOC) class at the Mongolian National Defense University (MNDU) that [ ... ]

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Dec 15th 2016
Marshall Center's Combating Transnational Crime Course

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 15, 2016) – Packing tools to bring strategies to life, 90 practitioners are heading home to 52 countries after graduating from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Program on Countering Transnational [ ... ]

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Dec 9th 2016
PLTCE Hosts Language Seminar to Foster Working Together, Student Learning

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 9, 2016) – Chief of testing, Maj. Khayal Iskandar traveled more than 2,000 miles from Azerbaijan to make sure that he and his 30 employees know how to teach their students to communicate in English to NATO standards.

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Dec 7th 2016
Marshall Center Announces 2017 Alumni Scholars

From GCMC Alumni Team

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 7, 2016) – The Alumni Programs Office is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Alumni Scholarships. 

This year, the alumni team solicited applications from nearly 12,000 [ ... ]

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Dec 7th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty’s Zeneli Speaks to Students at Florida State University

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (December 7, 2016) - George C. Marshall European Center Black Sea and Eurasia Program Director Valbona Zeneli traveled to the United States last week and spoke to Florida State University undergraduate and graduate students in the Emergency Management & Homeland Security [ ... ]

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Dec 6th 2016
Marshall Center Fellow Pioneer Discovers a ‘Spectacular Mixture of Everything’

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 2, 2016) – Ulpia Botezatu described her 10-week experience in the Central and Southeast Europe Fellowship Program at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies as simultaneously flying in 100 hot air balloons.

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Dec 1st 2016
Faculty Travel to Zagreb to Speak at International Security Conference

Marshall Center faculty Valbona Zeneli and James Howcroft pose with Defense Minister of Croatia, Damir Krsticevic (center) during a short meeting in Zagreb last week. The faculty were invited to speak at the second International Security Conference organized by the Croatian Statehood Foundation and [ ... ]

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Dec 1st 2016
Fast Facts:  Countering Transnational Organized Crime

The Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime will be held Nov. 30 to Dec. 16 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

Dates: Nov. 30 to Dec. 16, 2016 - Language: English Only

Course Description: Held twice a year, the Program on Countering Transnational Organized [ ... ]

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