Alumni News

Update: 2017 Quadrennial IF Alumni Security Seminar & Reunion
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.
Save the Date: NDU's next Alumni Seminar in Washington D.C.
By Simone Bak | Nov. 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.
The Role of Female Personnel in National Security and Peacekeeping
By Alyssa Lodge & Simone Bak | Aug. 25, 2015
Several initiatives at National Defense University (NDU) this past year have highlighted the
NDU International Alumni Security Seminar, Cartagena, Colombia, June 10-12, 2015
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
Alumni Share Insider's Perspective on Yemen
By Simone Bak & Alyssa Lodge | Feb. 20, 2015
CIA Map of Yemen, 2012In an effort to learn more about the developing security situation in Yemen,
Latvian Foreign Minister Inducted into International Fellows Hall of Fame
By Simone K. Bak | Feb. 5, 2015
The National Defense University inducted Latvian Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs into the

Academic News

Save the Date: NDU's next Alumni Seminar in Washington D.C.
By Simone Bak | Nov. 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.
The Role of Female Personnel in National Security and Peacekeeping
By Alyssa Lodge & Simone Bak | Aug. 25, 2015
Several initiatives at National Defense University (NDU) this past year have highlighted the
Alumni Share Insider's Perspective on Yemen
By Simone Bak & Alyssa Lodge | Feb. 20, 2015
CIA Map of Yemen, 2012In an effort to learn more about the developing security situation in Yemen,
Meet the International Fellows Class of 2015
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

News Stories

Jan. 24, 2018

Mark your Calendars! - Morocco 2018

Mark your calendars! The National Defense University is pleased to announce the next International Fellows Alumni Security Seminar & Reunion to be held in Rabat, Morocco, 25-29 June 2018! More detailed information will follow in the coming weeks and months, so stay tuned!

July 19, 2017

The Passing of Brigadier General Muhammad Hasnain

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.

June 29, 2017

Update: 2017 Quadrennial IF Alumni Security Seminar & Reunion

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.

March 31, 2017

Update: NDU’s Quadrennial International Alumni Continuing Education Seminar and Reunion in Washington D.C.

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.

Nov. 17, 2016

Save the Date: NDU's International Alumni Continuing Education Seminar in Washington, D.C.

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.

Aug. 25, 2015

The Role of Female Personnel in National Security and Peacekeeping: Alumni Share Their Perspective

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

March 12, 2015

NDU International Alumni Security Seminar, Cartagena, Colombia, June 10-12, 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

Feb. 20, 2015

Alumni Share Insider's Perspective on Yemen

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

Feb. 5, 2015

Latvian Foreign Minister Inducted into International Fellows Hall of Fame

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

Dec. 18, 2014

Our Sincere Condolences to Pakistan

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

Sept. 1, 2014

World Cup 2014: Brazilian Alumni Share Insight

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

Aug. 8, 2014

NDU Continuing Education Seminar, Vienna, Austria, July 29-31, 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

July 20, 2014

Meet the International Fellows Class of 2015

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