Horizon Strategies’ Joint Fires SME, Rick Larson, Attends the Philippine Security Sector Assistance Roadmap Working Group

Camp Aguinaldo, Philippines (July 20, 2023) Rick Larson, in support of the Institute for Security Governance, attended the inaugural Philippine Security Sector Assistance Roadmap (P-SSAR) Action Officer Working Group (AOWG) from July 10-14, 2023. This workshop expanded on the agreements made during the 2+2 Ministerial Meeting between the Philippines’ Defense Senior Undersecretary and Foreign Affairs Secretary and the United States Secretaries of Defense and State in April of this year where both countries agreed to address the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) defense capability requirements and to enhance the interoperability with the U.S.

Throughout the conference, Rick Larson led discussions regarding Joint Fires, participated in cross-domain discussions focused on ensuring a holistic approach to Joint Integration and Multinational Interoperability, and mentored the AFP on their transition to secure and digital capabilities and operations.

To learn more about the conference, check out this article by the Philippine News Agency: Assistance roadmap workshop seen to boost PH-US defense ties | Philippine News Agency (pna.gov.ph)

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Grounded in the values of service-oriented leadership, integrity, and teamwork, Horizon Strategies translates the best practices of the world’s premier leadership and strategy institutions — primarily the Department of Defense — to practical government, business, and educational applications. Founded in 2016 as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Horizon Strategies is an accomplished professional services firm dedicated to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions that create value for our clients. We align leadership, strategy, and people to achieve desired outcomes through the application of timeless principles and proven methods. For additional information, please visit horizonstrategies.com. 

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