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 [...]

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 [...]

Center Rolls Out First Senior Fellow Workshop 21-1

By |2021-06-29T11:56:34-10:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: Workshop, DKI APCSS, news|Tags: , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) rolled out a new virtual workshop called the Senior Fellow Workshop (SFW) 21-1, and was held from June 22-24. The online workshop – using a “3x3” format  (three hours for three days) – convened 28 senior security practitioners representing 26 countries from the Indo-Pacific region and four international organizations including the ASEAN Secretariat, Interpol, the American Red Cross and the Bali Process. According to Workshop Manager Dr. Virginia Watson, the intent of the workshop was to provide a virtual venue to a better understanding of pressing transnational security issues [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

DKI APCSS Alum Returns to Educate, Connect and Empower

By |2019-10-24T10:05:48-10:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Alumni, news|Tags: , , |

When CSRT 18-1 alumna Yetunde Olobayo walked out the doors of DKI APCSS Aug. 8, 2018 after her course graduation, she probably thought it would be for the last time. However, her diligence and hard work paid off when she was invited back June 24 to demonstrate and explain her successful Fellow’s Project to 108 eager Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism Course 19-1 Fellows in the Center’s auditorium. Since Olobayo left the Center last year, her Fellow’s Project has evolved from concept to reality. “It was a wonderful experience.. I mean, I met a lot of people from different organizations, agencies [...]

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