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Video from NGA lecture now available



Video from NGA lecture now available
Video of the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation’s latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture is now available. Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Liaison to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, spoke on September 18. … Read More

NGA focus of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



NGA focus of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Yesterday afternoon, students, faculty, and staff of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College once again filled the Arnold Conference Room to attend an InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture. The subject of Monday’s lecture was the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer and NGA Liaison… Read More

State, DHS encouraged to strengthen refugee screenings



State, DHS encouraged to strengthen refugee screenings
This summer, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report examining the U.S. Refugee Admission Program (USRAP). According to the report, “Increases in the number of USRAP applicants approved for resettlement in the United States from countries where terrorists operate have raised questions about the adequacy of applicant screening.”… Read More

DoD supports USAID Irma response



DoD supports USAID Irma response
On September 12, the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Southern Command stood up a joint task force to support the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance in responding to Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. USAID deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to respond to Irma’s… Read More