New school year begins with Class 55's convocation ceremony

Class 55 Convocation

FORT LESLEY J. MCNAIR, Washington D.C. – The Inter-American Defense College kicked off the new school year with a convocation ceremony for Class 55 here Aug. 4, 2015. This year's class consists of 67 students from 13 Western Hemisphere countries. Class 55 is the second class to pursue the IADC's Master of Science in Inter-American Defense and Security. This class also marks a historic first for the IADC with first student from Trinidad and Tobago.

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