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Andrea L Thompson, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security

2:00 PM The Beacom Institute of Technology Collaboration Center

Dakota State students, faculty and staff are invited to a presentation by the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security.

WHO: Andrea L. Thompson, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
WHAT: Presentation on cybersecurity tasks and challenges
WHERE: The Beacom Institute of Technology Collaboration Center, Dakota State University campus Madison, S.D.
WHEN: Friday, March 15, 2019, 2 p.m.

Andrea L. Thompson is the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. The South Dakota native and USD alumna was confirmed as under secretary on April 26, 2018. She brings more than 25 years of service in the United States military to her role, including deployments on multiple combat tours, such as: Intelligence Directorate/J2 Chief of Staff in Afghanistan, Senior Intelligence Officer for Multinational Division (North) in Iraq, as well as tours in Iraq, Bosnia, and operational and strategic deployments around the world.
 
Before her arrival at the Department of State, Under Secretary Thompson served as the Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President. Prior to her tenure at the White House, Under Secretary Thompson served as the Director of the McChrystal Group Leadership Institute. Under Secretary Thompson also served as the National Security Advisor for the Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security and Senior Military Advisor to the Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee.

Event will be live-streamed