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PfPC provides neutral forum for South Caucasus conflict resolutionNov 18th 2014
PfPC provides neutral forum for South Caucasus conflict resolution

By Brian Huether
Partnership for Peace Consortium REICHENAU, Austria (Nov. 18, 2014) –The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s Regional Security in the South Caucasus Study Group convened a multinational forum on Austria’s neutral ground, providing a constructive atmosphere for open dialogue Nov. [ ... ]

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Marshall Center professor explores ‘What Should Armies Do?’Nov 14th 2014
Marshall Center professor explores ‘What Should Armies Do?’

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN,  Germany (Nov. 12, 2014) - Dr. John L. Clarke, director of the Program on Civil Security at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, gives  a signed copy of his latest book to Marshall Center Director U.S. Army Lt. Gen (Ret.) Keith Dayton Oct. 30 [ ... ]

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PASS 14-09 class visit Berlin for a field study tripNov 12th 2014
PASS 14-09 class visit Berlin for a field study trip

Hans-Peter Baur, from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, gives a presentation to the Program on Applied Security Studies 14-09 participants Nov.10 in Berlin. (DOD photo by German air force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Winkler/RELEASED) By German air force Senior Master Sgt. [ ... ]

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Marshall Center Professors give presentations on transnational challengesNov 7th 2014
Marshall Center Professors give presentations on transnational challenges

PRISTINA, Kosovo (Nov. 7, 2014) – Veton Elshani, from the Kosovo Police, moderates a regional border security conference Nov. 5 here. This conference was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Pristina Export Control and Related Border Security Program and the Kosovo Police and Customs Services. Professors [ ... ]

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PfPC working group confers on new initiatives at workshop in Bulgaria Nov 5th 2014
PfPC working group confers on new initiatives at workshop in Bulgaria

(DOD Illustration by Sherry Keene) PfPC Staff Report The Partnership for Peace Consortium’s Advanced Distributed Learning Working Group is discussing new initiatives in a workshop hosted by the Rakovski National Defence College in Sofia, Bulgaria. The workshop started Nov. 4 and ends Nov. 6. [ ... ]

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PfPC working group discusses hybrid warfare, conflicts at Malta workshopNov 4th 2014
PfPC working group discusses hybrid warfare, conflicts at Malta workshop

(DOD Illustration by Sherry Keene) MALTA, (Nov. 4, 2014) – The Partnership for Peace Consortium Emerging Security Challenges Working Group discussed hybrid warfare and conflicts at a workshop Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 hosted by the University of Malta’s Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies here. The [ ... ]

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Marshall Center’s CFC campaign goes trick-or-treatingNov 3rd 2014
Marshall Center’s CFC campaign goes trick-or-treating

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 3, 2014) – U.S. Army Maj. Nathan Saul, regional operations officer, Plans and Strategy Division at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, shares information about the Combined Federal Campaign during the U.S. Army Bavaria-Garmisch Community’s [ ... ]

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Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Swedish National Defence College visit Marshall CenterOct 31st 2014
Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Swedish National Defence College visit Marshall Center

Swedish Brig. Gen, Bengt Axelsson (right), deputy vice chancellor of the Swedish National Defence College, visited the Marshall Center Oct. 30 and 31 During his visit, Axelsson observed the Program on Applied Security Studies, and talked with Marshall Center Director Lt. Gen. Keith Dayton and the Partners [ ... ]

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PLTCE staff chairs international language seminarOct 24th 2014
PLTCE staff chairs international language seminar

ELLWANGEN, Germany (Oct. 24, 2014) – The Bureau of International Language Coordination conducts its professional seminar Oct. 13 to 16 here. The seminar was chaired by Keith Wert and Peggy Garza of the Partner Language Training Center Europe. It was hosted by the Germany Ministry of Defence and the [ ... ]

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International security seminar concludes todayOct 24th 2014
International security seminar concludes today

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 24, 2014) – The Research Seminar in International Security concludes today at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies here. More than 30 doctoral and post-doctoral researchers and staff from the Romanian National Defense University “Carol [ ... ]

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GCMC Reorganization PlanOct 16th 2014
GCMC Reorganization Plan

The George C. Marshall Center announced today its Reorganization Plan as a result of a Department of Defense directed change of mission. These changes will result in an overall net reduction of 13 Local National civilian employees and an eventual reduction of two (2) U.S. civilian positions at the [ ... ]

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Regional counter-corruption conference Tirana, 23-25 SeptemberOct 9th 2014
Regional counter-corruption conference Tirana, 23-25 September

Conference on countering corruption - Tirana, Albania - 23-25 September 2014 The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies conducted a regional conference on countering corruption in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense of Albania held in Tirana 23-25 September.   The [ ... ]

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PASS participants take electivesOct 8th 2014
PASS participants take electives

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 9, 2014) – Dr. Sven Gareis, deputy dean of resident programs at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, discusses China with the Program on Applied Security Studies’ participants as an elective class here Oct. 7. Gareis will be finishing [ ... ]

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Marshall Center professor deliberates on the Ukrainian crisis in Belgrade forumOct 8th 2014
Marshall Center professor deliberates on the Ukrainian crisis in Belgrade forum

Participants in the fourth Belgrade Security Forum (Courtesy Photo) BELGRADE, Serbia (Oct. 8, 2014) – Dr. Valbona Zeneli, professor of National Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, participates in the fourth Belgrade Security Forum Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 [ ... ]

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PfPC’s Combating Terrorism Working Group welcomes new co-chairOct 8th 2014
PfPC’s Combating Terrorism Working Group welcomes new co-chair

Dr. Peter Forster, associate dean of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University, was recently named the co-chair for the Partnership for Peace Consortium’s Combating Terrorism Working Group. (Courtesy photo) By Brian Huether
Partnership for Peace Consortium GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, [ ... ]

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Marshall Center conducts multi-regional workshop in AthensOct 7th 2014
Marshall Center conducts multi-regional workshop in Athens

Workshop participants  - Athen, Oct. 7, 2014 For more photos, visit the Marshall Center photo gallery. (Photo by Manish Gupta). ATHENS (Oct. 7, 2014) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies partnered with the Hellenic National Police and Coast Guard to conduct a multi-regional [ ... ]

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Marshall Center Organizes Disaster Preparedness, Response WorkshopOct 7th 2014
Marshall Center Organizes Disaster Preparedness, Response Workshop

Workshop participants (Photo by Diane Acurio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (Oct. 7, 2014) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies co-organized a four-day workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Response with the Civil Military Emergency Preparedness Program [ ... ]

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Garmisch mayor welcomes Marshall Center participantsOct 6th 2014
Garmisch mayor welcomes Marshall Center participants

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 6, 2014) – Dr. Sigrid Meierhofer, mayor of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, addresses the participants of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Program on Applied Security Studies participants Sept. 30 here. Meierhofer spoke to the participants [ ... ]

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Marshall Center’s German Element partners with the city for German Unification Day eventOct 3rd 2014
Marshall Center’s German Element partners with the city for German Unification Day event

German Unification Day ceremony at the Congress Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen - 2 Oct 14
(DOD photo by Karlheinz Wedhorn/RELEASED) GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 3, 2014) -- The City of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the German Element of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security [ ... ]

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‘Security Jam’ discusses real solutions to real security issuesOct 3rd 2014
‘Security Jam’ discusses real solutions to real security issues

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 3, 2014) – The George C. Marshall European Center is a partner for the Security Jam Oct. 14 to 16. Join us and thousands of political and military leaders, academics, industry leaders and journalists to the discuss today’s security landscape. The event is a [ ... ]

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Salchner

Colonel Gottfried Salchner

Austrian faculty chair and deputy director of the Program in Advanced Security Studies

His main focus in teaching is diplomacy and security, natural disaster & environmental crisis as well as UN-Peacekeeping.  He has been at the Marshall Center since March 2012.

Colonel Salchner attended the Theresian Military Academy, staff officer training at the National Defense Academy,

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