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The Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy

GT Shareholder Kerri Barsh presents her perspectives on environmental law and permitting to the latest class of The Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. 

The Eisenhower School prepares select military officers and civilians for strategic leadership and success in developing national security strategy and in evaluating, marshaling, and managing resources in the execution of that strategy.  Originally established in 1924 as the Army Industrial College, this institution was the first school of its kind with study focused completely on issues of industrial mobilization for military purposes. In 1946, the school began its tradition as a joint institution changing its name to The Industrial College of the Armed forces with Army and Navy personnel participating in departmental duties. The school transformed again in 2013 formally to be known as The Dwight D Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy.

Under the guidance of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), the Eisenhower School Commandant and faculty prepare senior military officers, government civilians, and selected representatives from the private sector and international officers for the national security challenges of the 21st century. The goal is to leverage technological advances, integrate new strategic and operational concepts, identify and adapt to evolving global developments, and channel the vitality and innovation of the Services, the interagency, and allies to achieve a more seamless, coherent effect when confronting new national security challenges and the battlefields of the future.