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2020: Quarter 4 - July 31, 2020

Continuation, Collaboration, and Reinvention: ISG in the Wake of COVID-19

Eva Lanot, Faculty Associate, Peace & Security Division
We’ve all been there: try as you might to get to the airport on time, traffic is backed up and-- sweaty, stressed, and deflated—you miss your flight. But few have been in the situation where that flight is the last one departing for your home country before borders are closed in response to a global pandemic.
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Heron Spotting

The latest faculty, staff, and visitor photo roll of our unofficial mascot, the great blue heron. Submit your best amateur heron shots -- from ISG or aroud the world -- to, and you might be featured on this and on our social media channels.
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Ms. Heidi Grant to become DSCA Director

Posted: August 6, 2020

Ms. Heidi Grant has been assigned as the new Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), ISG’s parent organization.  Ms. Grant is currently director of the Defense Technology Security Administration and has been selected to assume responsibility from LTG Charles Hooper, who recently retired after 41 years of distinguished service.

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ISG Prepares the 2-135th Infantry Battalion for Horn of Africa Force Protection Mission via Remote Learning

Posted: May 27, 2020

ISG conducted an online seminar for the 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry, 34th Division (Minnesota Army National Guard) from the 14-15 May 2020. The event was specifically designed to prepare the battalion for an upcoming mission in the Horn of Africa by providing insight from ISG’s regional experts and facilitating a productive dialogue among participants.

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ISG IDARM team conducts “Principles of Defense Acquisition Management” Resident Course

Posted: Apr 6, 2020

The Institute for Security Governance (ISG) International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) team convened a two-week resident course entitled “Principles of Defense Acquisition Management” from 24 February – 6 March 2020.  Hosted at ISG headquarters in Monterey, California, instructors worked alongside participants to explore both the theoretical and practical aspects of defense acquisition and logistics decision making.

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