Alumni News

By Devin Hess | June 29, 2017

The U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has signed and sent the invitations to your Chiefs of Defense (CHOD) inviting you - the NDU IF Alumni - to the 2017 Quadrennial International Alumni Security Seminar & Reunion in Washington, D.C. MORE

By Simone Bak | November 17, 2016

Join fellow National Defense University graduates for a unique opportunity to discuss critical security issues in the world and connect with former classmates and colleagues. MORE

By Alyssa Lodge & Simone Bak | August 25, 2015

Several initiatives at National Defense University (NDU) this past year have highlighted the MORE

By NDU's first regional continuing education seminar in Latin America | March 12, 2015

NDU is pleased to announce our next Alumni Seminar will be held in Cartagena, Colombia on June MORE

By Simone Bak & Alyssa Lodge | February 20, 2015

CIA Map of Yemen, 2012In an effort to learn more about the developing security situation in Yemen, MORE

By Simone K. Bak | February 05, 2015

The National Defense University inducted Latvian Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs into the MORE
Academic News

By Simone Bak | November 17, 2016

Join fellow National Defense University graduates for a unique opportunity to discuss critical security issues in the world and connect with former classmates and colleagues. MORE

By Alyssa Lodge & Simone Bak | August 25, 2015

Several initiatives at National Defense University (NDU) this past year have highlighted the MORE

By Simone Bak & Alyssa Lodge | February 20, 2015

CIA Map of Yemen, 2012In an effort to learn more about the developing security situation in Yemen, MORE

By Sonja Lowe | July 20, 2014

To many people, a year is a long period of time; but to others, a year is brief and fleeting, with MORE
News Stories
The Passing of Brigadier General Muhammad Hasnain July 19, 2017 — Brigadier General Muhammad Hasnain passed away in early July 2017. If you would like to pass along any condolences to General Hasnain's family, you may do so by sending an email to Ms. Faith Ssebikindu, Director of Continuing Education, CISA, at faith.ssebikindu.civ@gc.ndu.edu. Ms. Ssebikindu will forward your note to his family. MORE

Update: 2017 Quadrennial IF Alumni Security Seminar & Reunion June 29, 2017 — The U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has signed and sent the invitations to your Chiefs of Defense (CHOD) inviting you - the NDU IF Alumni - to the 2017 Quadrennial International Alumni Security Seminar & Reunion in Washington, D.C. MORE

Update: NDU’s Quadrennial International Alumni Continuing Education Seminar and Reunion in Washington D.C. March 31, 2017 — The 2017 Quadrennial International Alumni Seminar and Reunion in Washington D.C. is approaching. Invitations will be sent out within the next 30-45 days to each country's Chief of Defense. Individual invitations will be sent out within 30 days. If you need an invitation addressed to someone other than you or your Chief of Defense, please check your email inbox (sent 3.31.17) for a letter in which you can submit a request for an invitation. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us. MORE

Save the Date: NDU's International Alumni Continuing Education Seminar in Washington, D.C. November 17, 2016 — Join fellow National Defense University graduates for a unique opportunity to discuss critical security issues in the world and connect with former classmates and colleagues. MORE

The Role of Female Personnel in National Security and Peacekeeping: Alumni Share Their Perspective August 25, 2015 — Several initiatives at National Defense University (NDU) this past year have highlighted the increasing role of women in national security and peacekeeping operations.  In commemoration of MORE

NDU International Alumni Security Seminar, Cartagena, Colombia, June 10-12, 2015 March 12, 2015 — NDU is pleased to announce our next Alumni Seminar will be held in Cartagena, Colombia on June 10-12, 2015. This will be NDU's fifth continuing education seminar and first in Latin America. Join MORE

Alumni Share Insider's Perspective on Yemen February 20, 2015 — CIA Map of Yemen, 2012In an effort to learn more about the developing security situation in Yemen, the ISMO staff recently interviewed Major General Mujally Al Moradi (ICAF/ES class of 2003), former MORE

Latvian Foreign Minister Inducted into International Fellows Hall of Fame February 5, 2015 — The National Defense University inducted Latvian Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs into the International Fellows Hall of Fame on Thursday, January 29th. Minister Rinkēvičs arrived with a MORE

Our Sincere Condolences to Pakistan December 18, 2014 — Statement from NDU President, Major General Fred Padilla, USMC, on the School Attack in Peshawar:Dear alumni and students of NDU from Pakistan,   On behalf of my staff, the International Student MORE

World Cup 2014: Brazilian Alumni Share Insight September 1, 2014 — Earlier this summer the world came together to participate in the 2014 World Cup FIFA tournament. Several NDU International Alumni from Brazil played key roles in addressing World Cup security. We MORE

NDU Continuing Education Seminar, Vienna, Austria, July 29-31, 2014 August 8, 2014 — In a joint collaboration between the U.S. National Defense University (NDU) and the Austrian National Defence Academy (NDA), the fourth regional NDU Continuing Education Seminar was held from July MORE

Meet the International Fellows Class of 2015 July 20, 2014 — To many people, a year is a long period of time; but to others, a year is brief and fleeting, with hardly enough time to capture all of the experiences one wishes to have. In the International Student MORE