Magazine article DISAM Journal

The Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management Says Goodbye to Mr. Roger Reynolds

Magazine article DISAM Journal

The Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management Says Goodbye to Mr. Roger Reynolds

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September 10, 2007 Mr. Roger Reynolds taught his last class at the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) as one of its most esteemed and highly respected Adjunct Faculty Members.

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Since December 1997, Mr. Reynolds has been teaching DISAM students that "other people's actions and views may not be wrong, they may just be different" and the perspectives people take are very definitely influenced by their geographic location. Mr. Reynolds was one of the Inter-Cultural Communications instructors at DISAM.

Drawing on his background as a former Executive Director for the Air Force Security Assistance Center (AFSAC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base along with extensive travels to foreign countries in support of security assistance missions, Mr. Reynolds shared his wealth of knowledge and wisdom gained about cultural differences with over 3,300 students of DISAM, consisting of United States Department of Defense employees, U.S. military members, foreign military members, members of foreign ministries of defense as well as foreign service nationals.

DISAM, realizing the importance of exposing members of the security cooperation community and their customers to the concept of cultural differences, offers a block of Inter-Cultural Communications instruction in each of the Security Assistance Management CONUS (SAM-C), 'Security Assistance Management International Purchaser (SAM-I) and the Security Assistance Management Training Officer/Training Management (SAM-TO/TM) courses taught at DISAM. …

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