Each year, NDCF works to protect American security through media appearances, research and publications, medical and fact-finding missions, and the intern program. Here's just some of what we've done this year:
High noon in Egypt? Op-ed by Devika Parashar and F. Andy Messing discussing the parallels between President Hosni Mubarak and the deposed shah of Iran.
"Oil at risk in Niger Delta" Op-ed by F. Andy Messing, Executive Director, NDCF explains that due to neglect in Nigeria's main oil-producing region, the Niger Delta, future oil supplies are in jeopardy. April 4, 2007. The Washington Times.
"Taking charge in Iraq" Op-Ed by NDCF Senior Military Adviser, Colonel William R. Cousins on using the principles of Sun Tzu to fight a Counterinsurgency against the insurgency in Iraq vice fighting as if it were a conventional war. February 10, 2007. The Washington Times.
|War with Iran?
|Viet Nam vs Iraq
July 27&30 - Lectured new Intern Class.
July 26 - Discussion of vital information with Key Journalist Bob Novak.
June 15 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met
June 30 - Meeting with Pentagon Official.
June 29 - Meeting with former Intern being deployed to Afghanistan.
June 28 - Planning meeting with new Intern group.
June 27 - Planned move of NDCF.
June 26 - Supervised NDCF interns sorting and packing medical supplies for delivery to support a civic action mission in Ramadi, Iraq.
June 26 - Discussed world-wide conflicts with key Journalist.
May 31 - Ran Intern selection board.
May 24 - Major Messing attended meeting with US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
May 5-6 - Worked with Intern on research being transformed in writings.
April 30 - Meeting with NDCF's CPA to discuss filings.
April 28 - Meeting with NDCF's Pilot Joe Williams to discuss Shuttle Tape taken in 1994.
April 27 - Meeting with NDCF Military Advisor, Colonel Bill Cousins, to discuss Iraq / Afghanistan.
April 26 - Meeting with NDCF's former Legal Counsel to discuss legal issues.
March 29 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Tom Albrecht again to further discuss the Nevada biomass energy project.
March 28 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Nevada officials to discuss a potential project to develop biomass energy resources in that State.
March 26 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with senior Department of Agriculture officials to discuss the role of agriculture in the production of biomass energy resources.
March 26 - NDCF President Milt Copulos and Executive Director MAJ F. Andy Messing Jr. met with Representative Dan L. Burton to discuss NDCF programs.
March 23 - NDCF President Milt Copulos held discussions with Tom Albrecht concerning the development of biomass energy resources in Nevada.
March 21 - NDCF President Milt Copulos held discussions with Dave Holt, President of the Consumer Energy Alliance concerning available domestic energy resources.
March 14-20 - NDCF President Milt Copulos traveled to Beijing, China to participate in the groundbreaking ceremonies for “Future House US.” While in Beijing Copulos participated in discussions of Us-China relations.
March 6-7 - NDCF President Milt Copulos participated in the Power Gen annual conference in Las Vegas, NV. He participated in discussions of advanced energy technologies available to meet military and civilian needs in the future.
March 4-5 - NDCF President Milt Copulos participated in the annual meeting of the Biomass Coordinating Council in Las Vegas, NV. His presentation included a discussion of the ways in which biomass energy sources could help reduce U.S. oil import dependence.
March 2 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with staff of rep. Jo Ann Emerson to discuss alternative energy and then with Tara Billingsly a former NDCF intern now on the staff of the Senate Energy Committee to discuss options to enhance domestic energy security.
March 1 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with House Resources Committee staff member Rick Deery to discuss a proposed series of congressional briefings by the foundation.
February 27 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with staff members of the Senate Energy Committee and Senate Agriculture Committee to discuss alternative energy options.
February 23 - NDCF President Milt Copulos participated in the Consumer Energy Alliance Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C.
February 23 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Steve Bryen, President of Finmeccanica Inc., to discuss alternative energy technologies for use by the Department of Defense.
February 22 - NDCF President Milt Copulos attended the Consumer Energy Alliance Board Reception in Alexandria, VA.
February 16 - Major Messing met with SPECOPS expert and NDCF Fellow Bruce Hazelwood in Miami.
February 12 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Lt. Col. William Holmberg, USMC (ret) to discuss efforts to introduce alternative energy to the Dominican Republic.
February 12 - NDCF President Milt Copulos discussed the Foundation’s participation in the upcoming “Power Gen” conference in Las Vegas, Nevada with conference planners.
February 9 - NDCF President Milt Copulos discussed the Foundation’s role in the groundbreaking ceremony for the advanced design “Future House USA” project in Beijing China.
February 2-4 - Major Messing poses with John O'Sullivan, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute and his wife Melissa O'Sullivan while attending a conference at Amelia Island, FL discussing Defense and Foreign Affairs issues.
February 1 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with industry officials to discuss alternative energy options.
February 20-25 - Major Messing conducted new Intern Orientation and Planning; procuring, sorting and packing medicines for mission to Haiti. Conducted research for Op-Ed for Washington Times.
February 22 - NDCF President Milt Copulos was a featured panelist, at The Future of Oil, a seminar sponsored by World City Magazine in Miami, Florida.
February 22 - NDCF President Milt Copulos had a two-hour morning meeting with Senator Stevens Counsel on matters related to Alaskan oil and gas production.
February 27 - NDCF President Milt Copulos conducted a four-hour afternoon briefing on energy matters for House Resources Committee and Energy Committee Staff.
January 30 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Rep. Pat Murphy’s energy analyst and then with industry officials.
January 29 - Major Messing met with NDCF Honorary Chairman Congressman Dan Burton and NDCF President Milt Copulos to discuss FY 07 NDCF activities.
January 29 - NDCF President Milt Copulos and Executive Director MAJ F. Andy Messing Jr. met with Representative Dan L. Burton to discuss defense and security issues.
January 28 - Major Messing conducted meeting with Senior Fellow on major issues in Asia.
January 27 - Major Messing conducted Intern Selection Committee meeting.
January 25 - NDCF Executive Director, Major Messing met with DoD official at Foundation on current and future Middle East issues.
January 25 - NDCF Executive Director, Major Messing conducted an Op-Ed planning meeting with NDCF Fellow.
January 25 - NDCF President Milt Copulos interviewed on the nationally syndicated “Danger Zone” radio program hosted by Bob Carlson.
January 23 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with industry officials regarding security issues.
January 22 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Mitzi Wertheim of the Center for Naval Analysis to discuss defense energy requirements and energy security.
January 19 - NDCF President Milt Copulos continued his series of meetings with key congressional staff to discuss energy security as the new Congress convened.
January 18 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with Senate staff members as part of his continuing discussions regarding energy security.
January 17 - NDCF President Milt Copulos initiated a series of meetings with Congressional staff to discuss energy security. The purpose was to help raise awareness of the issue as the new Congress convened.
January 11 - NDCF President Milt Copulos met with industry officials to discuss energy security options.
January 10 - NDCF Executive Director, Major Messing met with US Army Officer on Army activities in the Global War on Terrorism.
January 8 - NDCF Executive Director, Major Messing met with retired General Officer on Iraq issues.
January 8 - NDCF President Milt Copulos addressed a Capitol Hill Seminar sponsored by the Set America Free Coalition. Over 50 senior Hill staff members attended. Afterwards Copulos was interviewed by Wall Street Journal reporter John Fialka.
January 7 - NDCF President Milt Copulos interview featured in the New York Times and International Herald Tribune.