ACFT – Members of the Institute familiarize themselves with the Army Combat Fitness Test. LTC Michael Ufford, WHINSEC Instructor conducts a Standing Power Throw, while COL John D. Suggs Jr., WHINSEC Commandant observes and assists on the event.
Eight Institute members have earned the distinction of being the first on becoming Headquarters and Headquarters Company Elite Peacemakers.
Presentation by our Guest Instructor from the Belize Defense Force, SSG Luis F. Gabourel of a portrait of the architect of the Independence of Belize, Right Honorable Premier George Cadle Price, during the commemoration of the Independence of Belize.
Dr. Raimondo, WHINSEC's director for the Center of Human Rights and Democracy moderated meetings, aimed at enhacing understanding of Human Rights during military and police operations. The meetings held at the Dominican Republic's School of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Rights this past August 6 -8, 2019.
Six Decades of Service. The Institute honored Mr. Mauricio Lawson as he retired after almost 60 years of Federal Service. Lawson began working for the U.S. Army in Panamá on March 7, 1960, translated to Fort Benning in 1986 with the Institute's predecessor and completed his service as project manager with the translation Division.
SFC Wilton Porciuncula Leivas, Partner Nation Instructor from Uruguay, provides Institute members an overview of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay as part of the 194th anniversary of its Independence.
As part of Community Relations, WHINSEC volunteers from 14 Nations displayed the cultural heritage during the Tri City Latino Festival on Sept 21, 2019.
Combined Graduation 22AUG2019 – Representatives of four nations complete the academic requirements for the Cadet Leadership Development Course. During this iteration, eight U.S. Army ROTC cadets participated alongside cadets from Colombia, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.
International Flag Ceremony – Sixty-two representatives of 12 nations present the flags of their respective countries as an indicator of their participation on the official opening of the Command and General Staff Officer Course academic year 2019 – 2020.
COL John D Suggs Jr. thanks Ambassador Carlos H Moojen de Abreu, Consul General of Brazil in Atlanta, upon completion of his remarks during the Ceremony held at the Institute to celebrate 197 years of Independence of the Republic of Brazil.
Oct 27 to Nov 2, 2019
Five Courses in session.
Join us as Panamá celebrates 116 years of sovereignty with a ceremony at the Institute's auditorium, starting at 11:30 A.M.
The Command & General Staff Officer
Combating Transnational Threats
Transnational Threat Network Intelligence Analysis
NCO Professional Development
Cadet Leadership Development Course