Howard C. Eyth

By |2020-10-30T09:06:48-10:00October 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Lieutenant Colonel Howard Eyth joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in February 2020 as a military faculty member after a three-year posting as the U.S. Marine Attaché to Singapore.  He is a U.S. Marine Corps Foreign Area Officer – Western Europe, and Regional Affairs Officer – Southeast Asia by experience, having lived, studied, and worked for 18 years in Europe, and 18 more years in the Indo-Pacific region.  He brings extensive experience in Europe and Asia Security, Defense Diplomacy, Security Cooperation, Contingency and Crisis Response Planning and Execution, Defense Requirements Generation and Resource Allocation.  Born [...]

Tin T. Nguyen

By |2020-08-28T09:06:14-10:00August 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Maj Tin T. Nguyen, U.S. Air Force Foreign Affair Officer (FAO), joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in July 2020 as a military faculty member. Prior to his arrival at the center, Maj Nguyen served as the Senior Intel Watch Officer for the USINDOPACOM HQ directing theater ISR and providing strategic reporting directly to national military and civilian leadership. Maj Nguyen began his military career when he was commissioned from the US Air Force Academy in 2005 as an Intelligence Officer. He is a graduate of several military and specialty schools including: Intelligence [...]

Srini Sitaraman

By |2020-03-11T15:04:29-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Srini Sitaraman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Asia Pacific Studies (DKI APCSS) as a Professor in December 2019. His focus at the DKIAPCSS is on the Indo-Pacific Security with a particular focus on South Asia, Regional Conflict, and India-China Relations. He is also interested in New Technologies & International Security, Internet and Digital Diplomacy, Nonproliferation, and the United Nations and International Law. Prior to arriving at the DKI APCSS, Dr. Sitaraman was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clark University in Worcester, MA, where he directed the award-winning Model United Nations [...]

Michael S. Bucher

By |2020-02-10T09:05:02-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Lieutenant Colonel Mike Bucher joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2020 as a military faculty member. He is a U.S. Air Force Foreign Area Officer with extensive experience in the Indo-Pacific Region in the diplomatic corps and security cooperation enterprise. Lt. Col. Bucher was commissioned in 1995 and first served as an aircraft maintenance officer when he added the F-16 to his portfolio of previous work on T-38, F-15 and FB-111A aircraft. In 2000 he transitioned to be a mathematical analyst and joined the teaching faulty at the U.S. Air Force Academy [...]

Gene Richards

By |2019-10-18T08:19:23-10:00October 17th, 2019|Tags: , |

Colonel Gene Richards has served at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies as Associate Dean for Operations, Senior Military Official and Senior Military Professor since 2019. Commissioned in the Army as a Combat Engineer Officer and later transitioning to duty as Foreign Area Officer, Colonel Richards has spent most of his military career operating and traveling throughout the Asia-Pacific region. As a combat engineer, he served in Hawaii and the Republic of Korea in heavy construction, mechanized and light engineer units, as well as on the staff of the U.S. Army Pacific. In 1995, he [...]

Anthony Brown

By |2019-09-26T13:04:36-10:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Major Anthony Brown joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in June, 2018.  Major Brown is the Regional Engagement Operations Officer, Regional Engagement Operations Department at DKI APCSS, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Honolulu, Hawaii.  He is responsible for the planning, development and execution of logistical requirements for senior leader engagements with 45 Indo-pacific nations to include workshops, dialogues and visits. Major Brown was commissioned in 2006 through the Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program as a graduate of Sonoma State University California.  As an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, he served in numerous [...]

J. “Lumpy” Lumbaca

By |2020-12-02T10:27:54-10:00March 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

J. “Lumpy” Lumbaca, US Army Special Forces (Retired), joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in March 2019. Prior to his arrival at the Center, Lumpy served for over twenty years on Active Duty in the US Special Operations Forces (SOF) community with special emphasis on the Indo-Pacific Region. He commanded Green Berets at the A-Team and B-Team levels, and held various other positions at Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC), the Joint US Military Advisory Group Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI), and the US Army's 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). He led combat, operational, diplomatic, and/or inter-agency activities in [...]

Michael C. Burgoyne

By |2020-10-15T12:10:16-10:00November 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Michael Burgoyne US Army Lieutenant Colonel (retired), joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2016 as a Military Professor. His areas of focus at DKI APCSS are Security Cooperation, International Affairs, Taiwan, and China. His experience in the Asia-Pacific includes most recently serving as the Army Programs Officer at the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Taipei. Before that, he was a university student in Beijing, an intern in the Defense Attaché Office in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, and an intern in the Liaison Affairs Section at AIT. Professor Burgoyne started his military career [...]

James M. Minnich

By |2020-07-01T15:45:56-10:00September 7th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Dr. James M. Minnich joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in August 2016. For three years he served as Associate Dean, Senior Military Professor, and Senior Military Officer before retiring as a U.S. Army Colonel after 37 years of active duty. Dr. Minnich has had extensive operational deployments and travels throughout Asia and in depth experiences in Northeast Asia since 1982, including 15 years of duty in South Korea. Dr. Minnich’s military assignments include Secretary of the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission in Seoul, Korea, where he led a multinational organization responsible for negotiating [...]

James T. Hirai

By |2019-02-25T15:24:49-10:00April 16th, 2010|Tags: , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) is a Department of Defense executive education, conference and research center established in Honolulu on September 4, 1995. DKI APCSS supports the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) and the Department of Defense with in-residence and outreach activities designed to help security practitioners and influencers from throughout the Asia-Pacific region expand their knowledge, improve their skills and expand their professional networks of colleagues committed to enhancing effective security cooperation. Jim Hirai joined DKI APCSS in April 2006 after retiring from active duty in the U.S. Army. As the special [...]

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