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U.S. Army War College National Security Seminars for Students

February 13

These National Security Seminars will be held on February 13 and February 15 at three different locations. See below for complete details.

Global Challenges and U.S. National Security Strategy
In collaboration with the U.S. Army War College

During this seminar, senior officers representing several branches of the United States military will address various national security issues and the role that the military plays in responding to these challenges.  Students will have the opportunity to engage in discussions with the officers on these issues and teachers will be engaged in dialogue on global security topics and discuss ways to incorporate this content into their classrooms.

Join us at these exciting events, featuring senior military officials from the U.S. Army War College who have first-hand experience with military operations and tactics at home and abroad.

These National Security Seminars will be held at three different locations – scroll down for all three dates and times. 

Click here to register. 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019: Mt. Lebanon H.S., Mt. Lebanon, PA
Panel & Breakout Session: 8:40-11:00 a.m.
Want to participate remotely?
Video Conference: 8:40 – 9:45 a.m.

Moderator – Dr. Michael S. Neiberg, Professor of History and Chair of War Studies, Department of National Security and Strategy, U.S. Army War College

Lieutenant Colonel Eric A. McCoy, U.S. Army
“Cement Between The Bricks: Developing Strategic Leaders for the Future”

Lieutenant Colonel Steven Tofte, U.S. Air Force
“SHAPEing Success: The Need for Negotiation Skills for America’s NATO Officers”

Wednesday, February 13, 2019: South Side Area H.S., Hookstown, PA
Panel Discussion:  9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Colonel Abdullah Haruna Ibrahim, Nigerian Army
“The War on an Extremist Group in West Africa: Boko Haram and the Nigerian Case”

Lieutenant Colonel Shaw Pick, U.S. Army
“The Weaponization of Social Media: 21st Century Info Warfare”

Friday, February 15, 2019: Hempfield Area H.S., Greensburg, PA
Panel & Breakout Session: 8:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Moderator – Dr. Michael S. Neiberg, Professor of History and Chair of War Studies, Department of National Security and Strategy, U.S. Army War College

Colonel Abdullah Haruna Ibrahim, Nigerian Army
“The War on an Extremist Group in West Africa: Boko Haram and the Nigerian Case”

Lieutenant Colonel Eric A. McCoy, U.S. Army
“Cement Between The Bricks: Developing Strategic Leaders for the Future”

Lieutenant Colonel Shaw Pick, U.S. Army
“The Weaponization of Social Media: 21st Century Info Warfare”

Lieutenant Colonel Steven Tofte, U.S. Air Force
“SHAPEing Success: The Need for Negotiation Skills for America’s NATO Officers”

Materials will be sent prior to the event.

Questions?
Contact Kathleen Newell at kathleen@worldpittsburgh.org.

Details

Date:
February 13
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