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 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 Zachery 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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Dec 1st 2016
Making Friends, Combating Organized Crime Thanks to the English Language

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 29, 2016) – Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie Capt. Youssef Belfekir saw some of his classmates talking outside the dormitories when he first arrived at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies to attend the English [ ... ]

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Nov 17th 2016
Marshall Center’s security course graduates 106 ‘Agents of Change’

Ambassador Julieta Valls Noyes, the U.S. ambassador to Croatia, talks about the importance of listening to each other and finding common ground based on shared priorities during a ceremony for 106 participants from 51 countries graduating from the Program on Applied Security Studies Nov. 16 at the George [ ... ]

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Nov 16th 2016
Fifth Ukraine Senior Leader Seminar Examines Democratic Oversight of the Armed Forces

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 16, 2016) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Strategic Studies guided Ukrainian parliamentarians and senior military officers of the General Staff towards defense reform at a senior [ ... ]

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Nov 16th 2016
Rhodes and Von Muenchow Speak At RACVIAC Security Sector Reform Seminar in Zagreb

Professor Sebastian von Muenchow (right) speaks on a panel discussion examining parliamentary oversight mechanisms for national security architectures.  (Photo contributed by RACVIAC).

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 15, 2015) - George C. Marshall European Center Program Director for Central [ ... ]

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Nov 10th 2016
Two Day Seminar Readies Slovak Parliamentarians for National Security Responsibilities

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

A dozen Parliamentarians from Slovakia, many of them elected this past spring, attended a two day seminar at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Nov. 8-9, to learn more about their roles in national security.

This [ ... ]

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Nov 10th 2016
Perl Delivers Remarks on Asymmetric Warfare at Budapest Conference

Executive Director Partnership for Peace Consortium Raphael Perl shares his perspectives on asymmetric warfare in Budapest, Nov. 9. (Contributed Photo)

By George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 10, 2016) - Raphael Perl, executive director of the [ ... ]

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Nov 4th 2016
Wither Speaks On Terrorist Threats in Balkans at Tirana Conference

James Wither speaks at the Albanian Armed Forces Academy on terrorism in the Balkans Region on Oct. 31. (Contributed photo)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 4, 2016) - Marshall Center Senior Fellowship Program Director James Wither shared his expertise on terrorism on Oct. 31, in Tirana, at [ ... ]

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Nov 4th 2016
Francavilla and Knightstep Speak at NATO Rotary Summit

Senior Executive Seminar Program Director Italy Brig. Gen. Luigi Francavilla discusses the importance of interoperability at the NATO Rotary Wing Summit on Nov. 3.  (Marshall Center photo by KarlHeinz Wedhorn)

Senior Executive Seminar Program Director Italy Brig. Gen. Luigi Francavilla and [ ... ]

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Oct 21st 2016
Security Insights Author Discusses Foreign Terrorist Fighter Research

LTC (Res) Dr. Daniel H. Heinke, German Armed Forces Reserve, and Director, State Bureau of Investigation, Germany's Bremen Police published his research on Foreign Terrorist Fighters as a Marshall Center Insights Paper. He talks more about his research in this interview. You can find his Insights [ ... ]

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Oct 20th 2016
Transnational Organized Crime is Focus in New Edition of Per Concordiam Magazine

per Concordiam - Volume 7, Number 3

GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 20, 2016) – Transnational Organized Crime is the focus of the most current edition of Per Concordiam magazine released today. 

This edition features 11 articles written by an international cadre [ ... ]

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Oct 20th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty Present at Euro Atlantic Security Course in Sarajevo

Sebastian von Muenchow shared his thoughts on "EU's Capability of Peacebuilding in the Western Balkans" at the Euro Atlantic Security Course on Oct. 14. (Contributed Photo)

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 20,2016) - George C. Marshall European Center faculty Sebastian [ ... ]

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Oct 13th 2016
Zeneli Moderates Panel Discussion at Belgrade Security Forum

Dr. Valbona Zeneli - GCMC Program Director on Black Sea and Eurasia

By George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

BELGRADE, Serbia (Oct. 12, 2013) - George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies Program Director on Black Sea and Eurasia Dr. Valbona Zeneli moderated an opening panel [ ... ]

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Oct 5th 2016
U.S. and German Defense Officials Sign Marshall Center Agreement Strengthening German-American Partnership

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - Defense officials from the United States and Germany signed a memorandum of agreement today in Garmisch-Partenkirchen reaffirming the unique German-American partnership at the center.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work and German Parliamentary Secretary to [ ... ]

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Oct 3rd 2016
Day of Germany Unity Speeches

Remarks by German Deputy Director Brig. Gen. (ret.) Johann Berger
and Garmisch Mayor Dr. Sigrid Meierhofer at the Day of German Unity Celebration

George C. Marshall European Center German Deputy Director Brig. Gen. (ret.) Johann Berger and Garmisch Partenkirchen MayorDr. Sigrid Meierhofer delivered [ ... ]

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Sep 27th 2016
Marshall Center Dean Brannon Reflects on Federal Service and Retirement

By James E. Brooks

George C. Marshall European Center Dean Robert Brannon has worn many hats in four decades of federal service:  Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, attaché, and educator.

For four years, Brannon has worn the hat of Dean at the Marshall Center. On Sept. 26, Brannon removes it and departs [ ... ]

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Sep 22nd 2016
Tbilisi Non-Resident Conference Examines Volatility of Black Sea Region

By GCMC Public Affairs

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Georgia held a “Volatility in the Black Sea Region: Building Resilience and Cooperative Security” conference Sept. 19 and 20 in Tbilisi.

U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly delivered opening [ ... ]

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Sep 21st 2016
Fast Facts: Program in Applied Security Studies

Dates:  Sept. 21 – Nov. 16, 2016

Course Description: PASS is an intense eight week resident course for junior and mid-level civilian government officials, military and security force service members and government academics who aspire to higher leadership positions and realize a network of trustworthy [ ... ]

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