Who We Are
Located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS), known prior to 1 July 2016 as the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM), provides professional education, research, and support to advance U.S. foreign policy through security assistance and cooperation. Choose a drop down item from "Home" in the main menu above to learn more about this dynamic institution and the talented people who work here!
Note: Some references to DISAM courses, publications, etc. on this website will remain and are valid through a transition period that should be complete within a few months.
I'm hoping that you've not had issues finding us! As you can tell by our new website -- The Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) transitioned to the Defense Institute of
Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS). This became effective 1 July 2016, and comes as DSCA more closely aligns
the schoolhouse, its curriculum, and its mission priorities with DOD strategic guidance, and DSCA's vision
for the future. The name change reflects DSCA's focus on full spectrum capability building and that the
schoolhouse's mandate for training the workforce has...