News and Updates

News and Updates

2016 American Patriot Award


The Men and Women of the United States Department of Defense

Accepted by The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense


The Men and Women of the Defense and Intelligence Industry

Accepted by Mr. Norm Augustine, former OSD DR&E Executive, Acting Secretary of the Army and former Chairman, Lockheed Martin Corporation

June 7, 2017 | Announcement

On June 7th, the International Student Management Office (ISMO) at the National Defense University held their annual International Fellows Graduation Dinner for the Class of 2017 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC.

The evening was a celebration of our international students’ achievements and was hosted by Major General Frederick M. Padilla, President, NDU and Dr. Jack Godwin, Director, ISMO.


June 6, 2017 | Announcement

On June 6th, 2017, five distinguished NDU graduates were inducted into the National Defense University's National Hall of Fame. These inductees were Senator John McCain ('74), General Eric Shinseki ('86), General Janet C. Wolfenbarger ('94), General Ann E. Dunwoody ('95), and General Martin Dempsey ('96). These five men and women have served and continue to serve the country admirably. 


June 6, 2017 | Announcement

The NDU Foundation commemorated the anniversary of the D-Day Invasion on June 06, 1944 and Major General J. Milnor Roberts. Major General Roberts took part in the Normandy invasion and the Battle of the Bulge. Major General Roberts safeguarded a copy of the D-Day plans in his service which were generously donated to NDU Special Collections by Mrs. Priscilla Roberts. Mrs. Roberts sponsored the D-Day commemoration and has been a strong...

July 13, 2016 | Support

The National Defense University Foundation supported the Information Resources Management College, or iCollege, of the National Defense University by giving funding support for their third annual Cyber Beacon III conference. The Cyber Beacon conferences strive to bring together government, military, and private sector personell working in the cyber security and cyber warfare realms to discuss recent changes as well as the future of their...

June 2, 2016 | Announcement

Friends and partners gathered at the National Defense University to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the D-Day landings. NDU President General Padilla and faculty spoke to attendees about the historical significance of the anniversary, and NDU's own connections to the leadership and legacy of D-Day and the Invasion of Normandy. Priscilla Roberts spoke about her late husband's role in the D-Day landings and the donation she made to NDU...

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RT @eisenhower_ndu: The Commandant welcomes the Eisenhower School's International Fellows Class of 2018, who are a cornerstone of the #eise 20 Jul
RT @NDU_CISA: Check out CISA Professor, Dr. Sean McFate's latest article in the Atlantic: 18 Jul
We are excited to present our new podcast, Defense Matters. Thanks to @UTC & Mark Phillips for all of their support! 6 Jul