Wednesday, September 16th, students of the Colombian War College (ESDEGUE) Command
and General Staff Course (CEM) visited the Interamerican Defense Board to know
the mission and the role of the IADB in security and defense subjects related
to the hemisphere. The 34 people delegation included some of the most promising
field grade officers in the Colombian armed forces and was led by Brigadier
General Luis Fernando Rojas Espinosa. International CEM students from Peru and
Brazil joined the group.
origins date back to 1909, to promote training for the officers intended to
serve Staff, Ministry of War and especially the officers engaged in military
education. The ESDEGUE have the mission of prepare military and civilian
national and international strategic leaders for the challenges of the National
Security and Defense, through interdisciplinary education programs.
welcome remarks from President of the Council of Delegates of the
Inter-American Defense Board, Vice Admiral Gonzalo Ríos Polastri, presented the
important role that the IADB holds in the Security and Defense subjects in the