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ISG’S “WOMEN’S INTEGRATION INTO THE ARMED FORCES” SEMINAR WRAPS IN COLOMBIA
Oct 31, 2023
MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS TTX IN PALAU
The Institute for Security Governance recently facilitated a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) tabletop exercise in Palau with Palauan Inter-Agency representatives. The engagement, which also included Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Pacific Fleet Plans and Policy representatives, focused on a dynamic, scenario-driven event aimed at improving Palauan MDA capabilities and supporting advanced maritime security objectives.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Happy International Women’s Day!
On this International Women’s Day, ISG recognizes, values, and celebrates the achievements and contributions of the women we work with here at ISG HQ, in our nation’s capital, and around the world.
Including women in decision-making processes yields more diverse perspectives on how to address national security challenges, resulting in more effective strategic and operational responses to those challenges.
HUMANITARIAN PEACE SUPPORT SCHOOL HEADQUARTERS IN NAIROBI, KENYA
ISG held a multinational staff officer course as part of Exercise Justified Accord 2023 (JA23) at the Humanitarian Peace Support School Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The course focused on African Union and United Nations peace keeping operations and offered instruction on humanitarian assistance principles and real world problem solving for situations such as Cholera outbreaks and the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The course included over 100 participants from 17 partner nations and is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa.
POLAND ICB ENGAGEMENT
An ISG team recently had the pleasure of meeting with Polish Air Inspectorate partners, to include a visit to the 2nd Tactical Air Wing at Krzesiny Air Base to learn more about current F-16 and future F-35 air operations. ISG looks forward to continued collaboration Poland as a key NATO partner and leader in regional air operations.
IDARM GRAD MS. REMY ANTIPOC AWARDED AFP DEFENSE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR BY PRESIDENT MARCOS JR.
Institutional Capacity Building is a long-game. Ideally, ICB happens over many years and cultivates relationships with partners that have exponential impact. Today, ISG would like to showcase one example of those efforts with the recognition of Ms. Remy Antipoc who was recently awarded Armed Forces of the Philippines Defense Civilian Employee of the Year by President Marcos Jr. Ms. Antipoc is a 2019 graduate of ISG/IDARM's Defense Acquisition and Contract Management Course. She is now the Program Manager for the development and integration of the Philippine Navy's first Unmanned Aircraft Systems capability unit in addition to many other U.S.-funded programs.
INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING COOPERATION
An ISG Team and members of the 162nd Wing, Arizona Air National Guard, were hosted by the Slovak Air Force to a site visit at Sliač Air Base – the future home of 14 new F-16 aircraft.
In addition to touring base facilities, the Team learned about Slovak Air Force maintenance and pilot training capabilities and how we can continue to support our partner in Institutional Capacity Building efforts and Security Cooperation in the future.