Latest Past Events

MWI War Council – Counterterrorism in the Philippines

Washington Hall 5300

Lt. Gen. Danilo Pamonag was the ground commander of the Siege of Zamboanga, he victoriously led the Joint Special Operation Task Force in a daring, twenty-one-day urban battle that defeated five hundred rogue Moro National Liberation Front forces and subsequently rescued 195 out of 197 hostages the group had been holding. Four years later, when […]

MWI Speaker Series: Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. David Bellavia

Robinson Auditorium

On June 25, 2019, Staff Sgt. David Bellavia received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony, making him the sixth servicemember to receive the award for actions during the Iraq War. In 2004, Bellavia was deployed to Iraq, serving as a squad leader in 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment. On the night of November 10, […]

MWI Speaker Series: Dr. Bear Braumoeller – “Why War Won’t Go Away”

Washington Hall 5006

Dr. Bear F. Braumoeller is a professor in the Department of Political Science at The Ohio State University. His present work focuses on the decline-of-war thesis, as well as the relationship between international order and international conflict. Dr. Braumoeller’s most recent book is Only the Dead: The Persistence of War in the Modern Age. In this […]