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Located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS), known prior to 1 July 2016 as the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM), 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 the main menu above to learn more about this dynamic institution and the talented people who work here!
Note: Some references to DISAM courses, publications, etc. on this website will remain and are valid through a transition period that should be complete within a few months.
A lot has happened since my last update here, and I will only hit the highlights. Work continues as things push forward on the
SC Workforce Development Program (SCWDP) effort per the guidance in NDAA 2017. I won’t try to address it here – I won’t do it justice
in such a short column. However, I’d note that for the most current information – the work of the SCWDP Working
Group (and its three Sub-Working Groups and 5 Lines of Effort), are available via a periodic newsletter published by DSCA. If you’d like