NATO military chairman speaks to STACS participants
General Eikenberry addresses participants of the Center's STACS course Feb. 12. 2009
Lieutenant General Karl W. Eikenberry, Deputy Chairman of the Military Committee, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, visited the Marshall Center Feb. 12 to present the lecture "NATO: Five Years in Afghanistan" to participants of the Seminar on Transatlantic Civil Security (STACS) which runs Feb 3 - 27 here. Thirty-eight participants from 26 countries are attending the course.
STACS provides civil security professionals from Europe, Eurasia and North America an in-depth look at how nations can effectively address domestic security issues that have regional and international impact.....a taste of things to come....
General Eikenberry addresses
participants of the Center's STACS
course Feb. 12.
(...now he is in charge in Afghanistan)
The three-week seminar examines best practices for ensuring civil security and preventing, preparing for and managing the consequences of domestic and regional crises and disasters. STACS is planned to be offered twice a year for military officers and government officials responsible for civil security policies and programs, as well as representatives of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations with civil security responsibilities.
The Marshall Center is a unique U.S. Department of Defense and German Ministry of Defense security and defense studies institute. More than 6,000 military and civilian officials from more than 100 nations have graduated from resident courses and more than 16,000 have attended more than 300 conferences discussing European and Central Asian security issues since the center was dedicated in 1993....