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Located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation
Studies (DISCS) provides professional education, research, and support to advance U.S. foreign
policy through security assistance and cooperation. Choose a drop down item from "Home" in
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Note: Some publications and other resources available on our Website contain references to the Defense
Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM). DISCS was known as DISAM prior to 1 July 2016.
It’s a great time to be part of the Security Cooperation Workforce and an important time in its history and future!
I had previously noted the establishment of the DISCS location in the National Capital Region (NCR). Staffing there has continued to expand with the addition of a location coordinator, and construction has begun on facilities in Crystal City Gateway 2 (CG-2). If all goes as planned the construction and the integral IT connectivity will be completed early this summer and...