Entries by Jim Red

Happy Independence Day

The strides of freedom and courage shall always be remembered on Independence Day. May we be forever grateful to the men and women who have so bravely enlisted to preserve the principles on which our Nation was founded. The Lint Center is honored to have many members that are a part of this proud legacy. […]

COVID-19 Message

Lint Center Letter to Community: Coronavirus Pandemic We are facing a truly consequential and transformative situation. The coronavirus pandemic is impacting all of our families, our businesses, our communities, and our very way of life. As such, we wanted to reach out and update you on how we’re approaching this evolving reality and what the […]

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020: Reflections on America’s Fighting Spirit This Memorial Day the Lint Center team will be taking time to reflect on the legacy of those who gave their lives preserving the freedoms of this Nation. We will remember colleagues, friends, and family who have paid the ultimate price. During this challenging and unprecedented time, […]

Veteran’s Day 2019 Message

Throughout our nation’s history, brave men and women have always answered the call to protect America and defend our way of life. On Veterans Day, the Lint Center recognizes and wishes to thank all those who have worn the uniform in service to our great nation. The Lint Center extends its gratitude to all our […]

Captain Maren Culbreth Awarded 2019 Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr. Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2019 Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr. Scholarship to Captain Maren Culbreth The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarships and mentoring opportunities, today announced the winner of the 2019 […]

Smoke Grenades Do Not A Target Make

By Anonymous There were a lot of boring days. For every minute of excitement, there were fifty minutes of mind-numbing boredom. We’d check in with ground forces, sometimes begging for something to do. We took a lot of pictures of potential targets, oddly enough. On the days that no one was getting shot at and […]

Fourth of July 2019

Happy Independence Day! Freedom and independence are words affectionately and passionately associated with the United States of America. On the Fourth of July, the U.S.A. celebrates the bountiful freedom we have fought for. However, as we do prepare to celebrate yet another year of freedom, we must keep in mind its fragility. As easily as […]

The Lint Center Announces Generous Donation from Geopolitical Futures

Geopolitical Futures and the Lint Center partner to broaden the insight of scholarship winners on relationships between geography, demography, resource scarcity, military capability and other key drivers of the international system. June 20, 2019 The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization established to promote and advance the academic and professional preparation of […]

Memorial Day 2019

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.”    – General Douglas MacArthur Memorial Day is an important day for everyone, in many cases, serving as a day to remember and pay respects to loved ones no longer present. At the same time, […]

Update Andrew Ertl 12/18

UPDATE: December 2018 Andrew Ertl, previous winner of the Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship in 2016, is currently studying at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, where he is pursuing a Master of Public Policy. Andrew said of his current program, “What I can say about Oxford, is that the curriculum here is quite a […]

Lint Center for National Security Studies Grants a Current Intelligence Professional $1500 to Pursue an Advanced Policy Degree

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, today announced the award winner of the 2018 Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship. This year’s winner, who for security purposes is known as Ms. B, was awarded […]

Amanda Vicinanzo’s Testimonial

Marcus Tullius Cicero said, “The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” This scholarship in my father’s name has done a powerful thing for my family—it has kept my father’s legacy alive, even after his death. Not only does he live on in the minds and hearts of all those […]

U.S. Marine Corps Captain Richard Laszok Awarded 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship to Captain Richard Laszok The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, today announced the 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship award winner. Captain Richard Laszok was […]

China’s Challenge to the U.S.

by Richard Laszok Published with Permission Competition between China and the U.S. does not have to result in a win-lose situation, but this requires both countries to renegotiate current trade policies.  The current negotiations can provide a win-win deal for both countries.  Factors that contribute to a nations global power are its economic policies, military […]

American University Graduate Student, Jared Zimmerman, Awarded International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2018 International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship to Jared Zimmerman. The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit dedicated to fostering the educational development of the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, and the International Association for Intelligence […]