The Summer 2021 edition of Watermark is here!

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The Summer 2021 edition of Watermark, the Alumni Magazine of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS), will be arriving in your mailboxes soon. But you can read the online version now if you want a sneak peek. It’s a great way to see what is happening with CHDS programs, faculty, alumni, and resources.

If you’d like to be included in the next issue, send us your personal or career updates, story ideas, promotions, and publications. We love to get pictures of you too!


Topics in this issue:

    • Alumni Chapters
    • Q&A with Alumni Chapter Heads
    • Ellen Gordon Retires After 15 Years
    • “What’s For Dinner?” and Other Impossible Decisions
    • Kay Takes Over CHDS Executive Leaders Program
    • CHDS Alumni Secure Groundbreaking Appointments
    • Steve Sund on Capitol Riot
  • CHDS Alums Lead FEMA/Peace Corps COVID-19 Vaccination Pact
  • Integrated Response Teams for All-Hazard Events
  • Major Golf Tourney Prompts CHDS Emergence Change Initiative
  • DHS Program Taps RPA For CHDS Emergence Change Initiative
  • CHDS Alumni Contribute to National Advisory Council Report
  • ELP Alumnus Returns to Discuss National Security Threats
  • ELP Grad Makes Diversity in Emergency Management His Mission
  • Alumni Lead Using Unmanned Systems for 21st Century Challenges
  • Remembering 9/11
  • Something Special
  • CHDS Alumni Win Homeland Security Award
  • Classroom of the Future
  • Mis/Disinformation Highlights 2021 EEP Lecture and Webinar Series
  • REP Deals with COVID-19, Looks to Future
  • PELP Looks Ahead to First In-Person Session After COVID-19
  • APEX 2020 Goes Virtual
  • Pracademic Affairs Delivers Inaugural Issue
  • Read and Listen
  • Class Notes
  • Alumni Photo Album
  • Welcome to the CHDS Family!
  • Educational Resources


Watermark is the Alumni Magazine of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School.

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