HON Dr. Westphal visits Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence
October 31, 2011
Under Secretary of the Army, HON Dr. Joseph W. Westphal is greeted by international students enrolled in the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC). The institute provides professional education and training to eligible military, law enforcement and civilian personnel from nations throughout the Western Hemisphere. The curriculum is based on the democratic principles set forth in the Charter of Organization of American States and promotes respect for human rights, security cooperation, and the value of partnerships and democratic values in the Western Hemisphere. The Under Secretary of the Army visited Fort Benning to gain situational awareness and ensure the Army is correctly prioritizing, balancing and integrating resources to support the mission of this vital institute.