Michael C. Long

By |2021-10-07T17:13:16-10:00October 7th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Captain Michael Long joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2021 as a military faculty member. He was Commander of Sector Honolulu where he led Coast Guard missions throughout the Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa. CAPT Long’s other operational assignments include Deputy Commander of Sector Miami, Senior Defense Official / Defense Attaché at the US Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Response Department Head and Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator at Sector Puget Sound, Port Operations at Marine Safety Office New Orleans, and Assistant Operations Officer at the Gulf Strike Team. His staff tours include serving [...]

W. Brent Christensen

By |2021-10-06T16:55:52-10:00October 6th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Dr. W. Brent Christensen joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in September 2021.  This is the second time he has served in this role at APCSS, where he served previously 2015-17. Dr. Christensen has been in the U.S. Foreign Service for over 30 years and most recently served as the Director of the American Institute in Taiwan 2018-21.  He was Deputy Director of the American Institute in Taiwan 2012-15.  Prior to that, he was Director of the State Department’s Office of Taiwan Coordination.  He has served three assignments at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, the most [...]

Kristina L. Richardson

By |2021-09-08T17:11:44-10:00September 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Colonel Kristina L. Richardson joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security in July 2021 as a Senior Service College Military Fellow.  A native of Southern California, Col.Richardson entered the Army in 1995 as a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  She graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1999, making her the first in her family to graduate from college and commission into the Army. Col. Richardson has served most of her Army career as a combat helicopter pilot flying the UH60 Blackhawk and UH72 Lakota helicopters.  She transitioned later in her [...]

Jared T. Corsi

By |2021-08-11T13:53:46-10:00August 11th, 2021|Tags: |

Lieutenant Colonel Jared Corsi joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in 2021 as a military fellow.  He brings a diverse blend of academic and military experiences to the center, including Defense Support of Civil Authorities, engineering and construction, project management, energy and environmental management, political-military affairs, public-private partnerships, national security, strategic planning, leadership, and workplace conflict resolution. He has a strong desire to help others realize their full potential and live happy, fulfilling lives. Lt. Col. Corsi holds an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College; an M.S. in [...]

William C. Murray

By |2021-07-26T15:18:18-10:00July 26th, 2021|Tags: , |

Lieutenant Colonel William Murray joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in 2021 as a Military Fellow. As a U.S. Army Engineer Officer, he brings strategic planning and military partnership experience from a variety of positions in the Indo-Pacific region as well as Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia. Lt. Col. Murray recently served as the Deputy Brigade Commander for the 130th Engineer Brigade at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. The 130th Engineer Brigade is the theater expert for all Army engineer operations in support of United States Army Pacific. Previously, LTC Murray served in the 2nd [...]

Christine S. Brown

By |2021-08-11T09:21:20-10:00July 26th, 2021|Tags: , |

Lieutenant Commander Christine Brown came to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in June 2021 from Tokyo, Japan. A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, she earned her commission from the U.S. Coast Guard’s Officer Candidate School in 2006.  Her first assignment was at the Maritime Safety and Security Team- Anchorage, AK, where she served as a Deployable Team Leader and Maritime Law Enforcement Officer, conducting maritime security and homeland defense operations across the United States and its territories.  From 2009-2012, she served as the Supervisor of Marine Safety Detachment Quad Cities in Rock Island, IL, where she [...]

Marc R. Stanco

By |2021-07-26T09:24:22-10:00July 26th, 2021|Tags: , |

Maj. Marc Stanco was assigned to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in June 2021.  A native of  Long Island, NY, Maj. Stanco joined the Air Force in 2008 as a graduate of the University of Delaware’s ROTC program. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from University of Delaware and his Masters Degree in Homeland Security from American Military University. Maj. Stanco is a career Security Forces officer having served in Flight Command, Convoy Command, Operations Officer and Squadron Command positions.  He has also deployed in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.  In his most [...]

Curtis D. Holtman

By |2021-06-24T17:32:25-10:00June 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Major Curtis D. Holtman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in June 2021 following his tour as the Director of Staff, 306 Flying Training Group, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado. A fifth-generation service member, he commissioned into the Air Force from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Maj Holtman is a Senior Pilot with over 1,900 hours in the T-34C, T-1A, C-130J and TG-16A. He has over 230 combat flight hours and has flown missions in support of combat, security cooperation, and humanitarian operations in [...]

Matt Tweed

By |2021-06-11T12:30:18-10:00June 4th, 2021|Tags: , |

Major Matt Tweed joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in May 2021 as the College of Security Studies Operations Officer after a four-year posting as the III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) Oceania Desk Officer in Okinawa, Japan. He is a U.S. Marine Corps Regional Affairs Officer – Northeast Asia, and has over 7 years of continuous operational experience in the Indo-Pacific region, with extensive in-country experience in Japan, South Korea, and Australia partnered with their respective militaries. A prior-enlisted Air / Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) Marine, and currently an Infantry Officer by trade, [...]

Sebastian Kevany

By |2021-07-08T11:13:14-10:00February 2nd, 2021|Tags: , |

Dr. Sebastian “Bass” Kevany joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in January 2021. He is a specialist in health security, health diplomacy, health as foreign policy, international relations, epidemics, pandemics, and global public health.  Within these realms, he has gained extensive experience in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; cost-effectiveness analysis; diplomacy; national and international security; conflict resolution; and the use of public health and epidemic control programs as a means of preventing or resolving international conflict. Dr. Kevany has also gained extensive field work via 100+ missions to the Middle East and [...]

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