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Meeting with teachers and participants of the “Defensa y Yo” program
October 11, 2022

Ambassador Julissa Reynoso and ​Deputy Chief of Mission Conrad Tribble met at the Embassy with the teachers of the third edition of the “Defensa y Yo” program, a project that seeks to ​cultivate a culture of security and defense among the youth. After​ward, the professors joined a group of students, the winners of the second edition of the program,​ for a briefing Counselor for Public Diplomacy, Jon Piechowski; Defense Attaché, Captain Manuel Picon; Chief of the U.S.  Office of Defense Cooperation-Spain, Captain Karsten Spies; and Political-Military and Security Affairs Officer, Maureen McGovern. The third phase of ​the “Defensa y Yo” program will take place during the 2022-2023 academic year and will ​include 6 public universities from ​throughout  Spain.