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U.S. Embassy Hosts CAPSTONE Course for New U.S. General and Flag Officers

From October 11-15, the U.S. Embassy in Madrid hosted a CAPSTONE General and Flag Officer Course for nineteen newly selected U.S. general and flag officers. The course objective is to make participants more effective in planning and employing US forces in joint and combined operations. The CAPSTONE curriculum examines major issues affecting national security decision ...
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Spanish Teams Solve Challenges at NASA Space Apps Challenge 2019

From October 19-20, the U.S. Embassy co-sponsored NASA Space Apps Challenge 2019 together with Spanish entrepreneurship NGO Celera, technology startup Ienai Space, and California-based business strategy consultant Propelland.  The event brought together 84 programmers, designers, engineers, and astrophysicists for a weekend to devise solutions to various challenges posed by NASA organizers.  Susan Chang, Director of ...
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Embassy Co-sponsors 7th Elcano Forum on Global Terrorism

The U.S. Embassy in Madrid welcomed Dr. Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, the Research Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, for a three-day visit to Madrid to discuss terrorism and foreign terrorist fighters (FTF).  Embassy Madrid organized three events to demonstrate how U.S.-Spain security cooperation mitigates threats to Spain and promotes stability in the ...
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Senior NASA Research Scientist Rosaly Lopes Inspires at CaixaForum

The U.S. Embassy in Madrid partnered with the CaixaForum to host Dr. Rosaly Lopes, Senior Research Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, on September 26.  During Dr. Lopes’ presentation, “Volcanoes and Icy Moons: A Scientist’s Journey from Brazil to NASA’s Galileo and Cassini Missions,” she discussed her personal journey from a young student to a ...
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U.S. Participates in Spanish-led Exercise Ocean Sky with other NATO Allies

At the invitation of the Spanish government, the United States Air Force is proud to partner with Spain and other NATO allies in Spain’s joint training exercise at Ganda Air Base at Grand Canary Island.  More than 275 U.S. airmen and a dozen U.S. F-15c fighter jets joined in the exercise, making it the largest ...
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