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Air Force Birthday Celebration

Duke’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 585 placed on magnificent dinner for the service’s seventy fifth anniversary.  My spouse (Joy) described the occasion this manner:

What a wonderful night spent with AFROTC cadets from Duke and North Carolina Central Universities to rejoice the Air Force’s seventy fifth birthday!  Organized and introduced by AFROTC Detachment 585, the occasion was top-notch! 

A visible presentation alongside the theme “Innovate. Accelerate. Thrive,” the transferring POW/MIA desk and ceremony, and a keynote speech (and hearth chat Q&A) by the Commander of Air Force Special Operations Command Lt. Gen. Jim Slife stored everybody’s consideration.  The posting of the Colors,  company singing of the National Anthem and Air Force Song, and birthday cake chopping added to the specialness of the festivities. 

We so loved sitting with the Air Force cadets, listening to about their plans and answering their questions. And, sure, we shared a couple of tales too. 

Based on what we heard and noticed from these younger leaders- their professionalism, intelligence, dedication, consideration to element and want to serve – the Air Force will proceed to be in nice arms because it heads in direction of its Centennial!  

It was an honor to be with these spectacular younger males and girls and to rejoice the Air Force’s previous and to look ahead to its future!

Retired Lt Colonel Doug Dickerson’s efforts, together with these of Det 585 commander Lt Col Mike Nishimura and your entire cadet cadre, produced a flawless and very memorable program!

Co-sponsorship of ABA’s thirty second Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference

The Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) will as soon as once more be one of many co-sponsors of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security convention.  The convention this 12 months might be in-person, and LENS might be bringing a gaggle of Duke Law college students to DC to attend it.  (For Duke Law college students, contact the National Security Law Society if concerned about attending)

More information in regards to the convention might be discovered here:

 The National Security Law Society

NSL Society officers: President Nicole De Brigard. VP Maddie Cash, and VP Riley Flewelling

The National Security Law Society (NSLS) had a really profitable recruiting session at Duke Law’s Student Activities Fair this fall.  It has co-sponsored with LENS the Fall Speaker Series that thus far has drawn packed rooms.  In addition, NSLS has sponsored post-event coffees with the audio system and college students which might be proving highly regarded.  NSLS can also be working with LENS regarding the upcoming twenty eighth Annual National Security Law convention.  Students concerned about becoming a member of ought to contact President Nicole De Brigard, or VPs Maddie Cash and Rilely Flewelling.

Fall Speaker Series

So far this fall LENS and the National Security Law Society have welcomed a lot of nice audio system, beginning with Mr. Ben Kastan, Associate General Counsel for Cybersecurity on the National Security Agency, who spoke on September sixth on Cybersecurity and National Security: Current Legal and Policy Challenges”.  

On September twenty second, Mr. Adam Hickey, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security, addressed “Countering Nation-State Threats within the Modern Era.”  Like Ben Kastan, he was interviewed by our personal Shane Stansbury.

The NSLS additionally organized a espresso for legislation college students with Mr. Tom Brzozowski, Counsel for Domestic Terrorism for the Counterterrorism Section of the Department of Justice, who was on the town for an additional occasion.

Still audio system to return!

On October seventeenth, we’ll host Ms. Heather Huntley from the Centers for Disease Control who communicate on “Public Health Emergency Law”; and on November seventh Mr. Les Carnegie, a associate with Latham & Watkins, will discuss to college students about “National Security Law within the Private Sector.”

Save the date for the LENS Conference!

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