Lint Center Awards Scholarship to Bronze Star Recipient

Lint Center for National Security Studies Announces Largest Scholarship to Date, Continuing the Promise to Empower Future Leaders & Support America’s Veterans

The Lint Center for National Security Studies today announced the winner of the 2008 Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship.  The Lint Center, a non-profit charity, focused on supporting the educational pursuits of the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, awarded its largest scholarship to Jennifer Lynn Flory.  The Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship was created to identify, support, and mentor emerging national security leaders focused on international affairs, counterintelligence, and national security studies.

“I am deeply honored to have been selected by the Lint Center for this award,” said Bronze Star recipient Sergeant Jennifer Lynn Flory, U.S. Army, 1st Calvary Division (G-2 Section) and the 2008 winner of the Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship.  “With the financial support of the Center and its excellent mentoring program, I am confident that I can improve my skills and knowledge base to better serve my country in an intelligence capacity.”

“The Lint Center and I were particularly impressed by the innovative idea Sgt. Flory presented in her essay discussing the need for a civilian-focused scrap metal initiative in Iraq,” said Anna Hyonjoo Lint, Chief Operations Officer for the Lint Center for National Security Studies.  “Sgt. Flory’s quintessential out-of-the-box perspective is vital to enhancing greater cross-cultural understanding to implement coherent policies effecting positive change and to ensure America’s national security interests.  Flory is the Center’s first undergraduate scholarship recipient and we are delight to support her educational pursuits and to provide her with an experienced mentor to further her ambitions to serve.”

In addition, through the generosity of the Military Intelligence Corps Association (MICA), Flory will receive a one-year membership to MICA’s professional association.

“We are pleased to partner with the Lint Center to advance our mutual goal of promoting Military Intelligence,” said Executive Director, Les Siemens, Military Intelligence Corps Association.  “Flory is an ideal candidate for MICA’s program and we feel confident that our professional association of active duty, reserve component, and retired Army as well as defense contractors will be extremely beneficial to her growth and development.”

“The generosity of the Military Intelligence Corps Association is extraordinary and the Lint Center is very excited to partner with MICA to support Sgt. Flory’s educational endeavors,” said Jim Lint, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc.  “By working in combination, MICA and the Lint Center will continue to champion the core mission of Military Intelligence to ensure that it remains ‘Always Out Front!’  We believe Flory will benefit tremendously from MICA’s leadership, expertise, and resources.”

Due to the generosity and continued support of the world’s leading private intelligence company, Strategic Forecasting, Inc., Flory will also receive a one-year subscription to Stratfor’s Subscription Service which includes industry-leading intelligence reports providing situational awareness, geopolitical analysis, and analytically rigorous forecasting.

About the 2008 Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship:

The Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship provides $1,000 to help assist with the costs of undergraduate and graduate studies to recipients pursuing scholastic study related to Counterintelligence, International Affairs, and National Security Studies. Flory will receive a national security mentor provided by the Lint Center who can provide guidance on her future endeavors.

About Sgt. Jennifer Lynn Flory:

Please visit her Scholarship Winner Page to learn more.

About Military Intelligence Corps Association:

MICA is the professional association of the US Army’s Military Intelligence Corps. Members represent the active duty, reserve component, and retired Army (military and civilian) as well as defense contractors and others who support the MI mission and are dedicated to ensuring that Army Intelligence remains “Always Out Front!” For more information, please visit www.micorps.org/.

About Stratfor:

Stratfor is the world’s leading private intelligence company providing individuals and corporations with breaking intelligence, in-depth analysis, assessments and forecasts on global political, economic, security, and public policy issues. Through its unrivalled blend of strategic and tactical expertise, Stratfor helps clients protect their assets, diminish risk and increase opportunities to compete in the global market. Stratfor’s services include free intelligence reports, subscription-based access and confidential consulting. For more information, please visit www.stratfor.com.

About the Lint Center:

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a non-profit IRS 501 (c) (3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships for Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding. The Center, an IRS approved charity, is veteran and minority operated and managed.