ESDEGUE Visits Perry Center for Academic Exchange

September 29, 2015

On Monday, September 28, students for the Colombian Superior War College’s (ESDEGUE) Military Information Course (CIM) visited the Perry Center for an academic exchange with faculty. This engagement with 53 officers from the administrative and legal corps of the Colombian armed forces was part of a broader U.S. orientation visit organized by ESDEGUE.

Dr. Luis Bitencourt, Deputy Director of the Perry Center, welcomed the group and spoke about the Perry Center’s history, organization, and mission. Later, Captain Camilo Segovia, Visiting Professor from the Colombian Navy, presented on the unique security and defense challenges of operating in complex, dynamic environments. Captain Segovia, who previously led the Colombian Navy’s first mission to Antarctica in his capacity as Commander of the ARC 20 de Julio, also shared video footage and details from that historic mission.