GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Aug. 1, 2014) – Check out the video from AFN Stuttgart on the U.S. European Command Security Seminar – “the first of its kind”- held for 57 participants from 22 partner nations and U.S. National Guard officers to the 2014 EUCOM Security Seminar July 18 to 20 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies here. The seminar discussed current and future defense efforts to ensure the continued relevance of NATO and security of Europe. Partner-nation participants were graduates of U.S. war colleges, including eight Marshall Center alumni. Commander of the U.S. European Command U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, who is also the 17th Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations, met with senior leaders July 20 to reassure partner nations of the continued U.S. commitment to Europe. Marshall Center Professor of NATO and European Security Issues John Kriendler moderated the academic panel discussion- NATO’s New Strategic Calculus: How to Re-Energize NATO - that took up most of the agenda for the seminar’s last day. Panel members consisted mostly of Marshall Center professors: Dr. Robert Brannon, Dean; Dr. Matthew Rhodes, of National Security Studies; U.S. Army Col. Joseph King, director of Program on Terrorism and Security Studies; and, Dr. Ralf Roloff, senior German professor. Marshall Center was chosen as the location for this venue by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs.