SDP Residence Phase Closing Ceremony

May 19, 2014

On May 16, the faculty and students of the Strategy and Defense Policy Course (SDP) celebrated the end of the residence phase with a closing ceremony and reception. The 52 participants from 17 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere marked the conclusion of a two-week residence phase that included plenary lectures, small group discussions, two exams, and a group exercise. Professor Manuel Lora was the course director, supported by facilitators Professors Michael Gold-Biss, Carlos Ospina, Pat Paterson, Guillermo Pacheco, and Patricia Escamilla-Hamm. At the closing ceremony, Guest Speaker MG Ricky L. Waddell provided remarks to the students and invited guests, and Perry Center Acting Director Ken LaPlante distributed the certificates and provided closing remarks

2014 SDP Graduation

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