Major General Donn H. Hill speaking with DSCU students

First SCO Operations Course of 2024 Concludes

March 6, 2024

Forty-five Security Cooperation Organization (SCO) students graduated the Defense Security Cooperation University’s (DSCU) seven-week SCO Operations Course on February 29, 2024.

DIILS Congratulates Major Texine Daw on Recent Appointment

March 5, 2024

Major Texine Daw, Guyana Defence Force, was recently appointed to Guyana’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations as First Secretary. Major Daw also serves as a legal advisor to the Mission.

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DSCU Launches Research Grant Program

March 1, 2024

Defense Security Cooperation University (DSCU) is excited to introduce its sponsored research program and to announce that it is now accepting grant proposals for projects that contribute to the body of knowledge on Security Cooperation.

Interview with Director Ian Wexler

Interview With Director Ian Wexler: Dual Engagements in the Philippines

February 28, 2024

Institute for Security Governance (ISG) Director Ian Wexler recently travelled to the Philippines to observe an ISG Non-Resident Advising Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) engagement and a bilateral Mobile Education Training (MET) course. The interview below provides insight into his direct engagement in the field, his reflections on ISG’s ICB efforts in the Indo-Pacific and with the Philippines specifically, his assessment of how our work and colleagues were received, the impact of this trip on his strategic thinking, and his agenda for the future as ISG’s senior leader.

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DSCU and Polish Partners Spearhead First Regional F-16 ICB Workshop

February 26, 2024

The Polish Air Force and a team from the Defense Security Cooperation University (DSCU)recently co-hosted the first regional European F-16 Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) workshop, in Warsaw, Poland.

Principles of Defense Acquisition Management

Principles of Defense Acquisition Management

February 26, 2024

Congratulations to the latest cohort of International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) “Principles of Defense Acquisition Management” graduates. This course provides a theoretical and practical examination of the underlying concepts, fundamentals, and philosophies of the international defense acquisition management process.

Participants examined the complete defense acquisition life cycle from planning through equipment disposal. The course addresses management characteristics and competencies, control policies and techniques, systems analysis methods, risk management, and functional area concerns. International best practices are discussed along with implementation-related challenges and lessons learned.