Marshall Center Director Keith Dayton stands with Dr. Cuneyt Gurer and
Dr. Vahid Majidi, assistant director of the weapons of mass destruction
directorate of the FBI, during graduation ceremonies March 16. Gurer
is the 1,000th graduate of the Program on Terrorism and Security
Studies. (DOD Photo/Karlheinz Wedhorn)
GARMISCH-PARTKENKIRCHEN, Germany – Student number 1000 graduated from the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies Marshall Center March 16.
Dr. Cuneyt Gurer of Turkey graduated with 70 others students in a ceremony held in George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ large plenary. By completing PTSS 12-03, Gurer is now one of the more than 9,000 alumni of the center and part of a network of professionals who have attended the Department of Defense's premiere course on counterterrorism.
PTSS addresses numerous aspects of a threat that confronts nations around the globe. The five-week course is designed for military officers, government officials and police administrators currently working in mid- and upper-level management positions of counterterrorism organizations throughout the world.