Inter-American Defense College Foundation
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The Inter American Defense College Foundation (IADCF) was founded in 2004 as a nonprofit organization under former Inter-American Defense College (IADC) director Carl H. Freeman. The original board of directors consisted of two US citizens, Richard Millett and Emilio Gonzalez, and Venezuelan citizen Salvador Briceno. The IADCF works at the IADC site on Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington DC. The Foundation supports the IADC by raising funds to further advance excellence at the IADC. In addition, the IADCF provides information to the international community on what is happening at the College through with the IADC Alumni Association.
Supporting Hemispheric Security and Defense.
The IADCF provides financial assistance for the development of IADC excellence, in order to provide it with the means of maintaining a state of the art graduate education amidst its operating budget limitations. The IADCF seeks to: •Financially assist the College in providing quality guest lecturers in Hemispheric Security to students whose countries are active members of the Organization of American States (OAS), •Increase the OAS member countries’ awareness of the IADC mission and accomplishments, •Promote excellence of College faculty by recognizing outstanding educators and funding chairs at the college, •Support enhancement of its facilities, •Support development of academic and research programs and education scholarships, •Support College projects, •Solicit, receive, administer, and provide funds, property, services, or contributions in-kind for all the above-mentioned purposes from public and private entities.
IADC Foundation Purpose
The Inter-American Defense College Foundation works with private donors and corporations in bringing speakers, programs and enhanced opportunities to the current College curriculum. The Foundation's website provides access to current news about the College to alumni, current personnel and interested parties.