Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

Education, Outreach and Research at the NATO Defense College

Wednesday, November 25th 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm - Zoom Webinar.

The NATO Defense College is not a well known organization. However, the professional education that it offers, along with engagement activities and ongoing research, provide effective knowledge mobilization in support of NATO initiatives. Dr Howard Coombs, a former NATO Defense College Research Fellow, will discuss the College and present an overview of the work that this institution conducts to support twenty-first century Alliance activities.

 


 

 

 

 

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Biography

Howard G. Coombs is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of War Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada, in Kingston, Ontario. He is also a part-time Canadian Army reservist with the Office of the Chief of Reserves, located at the Canadian Armed Forces National Defence Headquarters. Coombs received his PhD in Military History from Queen’s University, in Kingston. His research interests are Canadian professional military education, in addition to post-Cold War Canadian military operations and training . In 2020 he was the first Canadian Mobilising Insights in Defence and Security Programme (MINDS) Fellow at the NATO Defence College in Rome, Italy.

 

Howard G. Coombs

 

 

 

 

 

Howard G. Coombs

Associate Professor -

Royal Military College of Canada