Foreign Military Students Learn Media Ropes in DOD Course

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. David Luckett, center, introduces international military students to the Defense Media Activity studio for media training on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. Luckett, a liaison officer, is assigned to  Defense Media Activity. The students are participants in the Defense Information School's Public Affairs Course for International Students. 

 DOD photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • Capt. Denise Smitalova, from the Czech Republic, and other international students arrive for media training at the Defense Media Activity studio on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • Roland Smith, right, Defense Media Activity production support specialist, introduces Jordanian students, Maj. Saleh Banifares, right, and Lt. Col. Saleh Alhlalat, left, to DMA's studio for media training on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • Grant Stolz, a Defense Media Activity studio manager, assists 1st Lt. Iryna Yastremska, of the Ukraine military, as she prepares for an interview during media training on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. 
 DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • 1st Lt. Iryna Yastremska, of the Ukraine military, is part of a TV interview during media training at the Defense Media Activity studio on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • Grant Stolz, a Defense Media Activity studio manager, assists 1st Lt. Iryna Yastremska, of the Ukraine military, left, during media training on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • John Dodd and U.S. Air Force Maj. Denise Burnham, both Defense Information School instructors, teach foreign miltary students about interviews during media training on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • South Sudan Col. Philip Panyang is part of a mock TV interview during media training at the Defense Media Activity studio on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012. DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • U.S. Air Force Maj. Denise Burnham, an instructor at the Defense Information School, observes students taking part in the school's public affairs course for international students on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012.  DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard
  • Defense Information School personnel critique Brazilian Lt. Col. Sandro Dureck, center, on interviewing techniques in the Defense Media Activity control room during media training on Fort Meade, Md., Nov. 2, 2012.  DOD Photo by Marvin Lynchard