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Premium member Presentation Transcript The Olmsted Scholar ProgramSpring 2006: The Olmsted Scholar Program Spring 2006 Larry Marsh, RADM, USN (Ret), President & CEO, Scholar 1968 - Munich Robert Yablonski, Col, USAF (Ret), Executive Vice President, Scholar 1980 - Lyon David Estep, Col, USAF (Ret), Vice President for Special Programs, Scholar 1986- Dijon Joseph McManus, Esq, Secretary-Treasurer Mission Statement: Mission Statement “The George and Carol Olmsted Foundation serves to enhance development of the future senior leadership of the armed forces of the United States by sending outstanding young officers and officer candidates to study in foreign cultures; and, secondly, to support youth organizations that promote military leadership values” Agenda: Agenda Origins and Overview Becoming a Scholar Language Training Finances Overseas Studies Reports Spouses Role of Military Personnel Commands SummaryOrigins and Overview: Origins and Overview General George Olmsted, USMA 1922 Program established in 1959 Supported by DoD, Services Expanded over time Academy grads (2x) ROTC grads (1x), All others Nominally 18 per year, no set source quotas “The greatest leaders must be educated broadly” A program of “broad scope and substantial depth”Scholar Activities: Scholar Activities Spend at least 2 years in a foreign country Live on the economy Attend a foreign university Pursue a liberal arts Masters DegreeScholar Results: Scholar Results Learn a language fluently Experience a foreign culture in depth Study formal subjects broadly Earn Masters degree routinely Travel within a foreign country and region extensively Meet foreign citizens continually Grasp how others see the United StatesProgram Overview: Program Overview 444 Scholars 48 Classes since 1960 164 Foreign Universities 54 Countries 38 Languages 20 Female Scholars 31 Flag/General Officer Rank2006 Scholars: 2006 Scholars SVC Rank Specialty City/Country USA Captain Infantry Aix-en-Provence, France USA Captain Intel Beijing, China USA Captain Infantry Kiev, Ukraine USA Captain Infantry Moscow, Russia USA Captain Spec Forces Bangkok, Thailand USN LT Pilot Buenos Aires, Arg USN LT Nuke Prop Taipei, Taiwan USN LT Submariner Tokyo, Japan USN LT Submariner New Delhi, India USN LCDR Seal Paris, France (KIA 6/28/05) 2006 Scholars (Con’t): 2006 Scholars (Con’t) USMC 1st Lt Infantry Cairo, Egypt USMC 1st Lt Logistics Hong Kong, China USMC Captain Logistics Belgrade, Serbia USAF Captain Engineer Guangzhou, China USAF Captain Pilot Amman, Jordan USAF Captain Pilot Beijing, China USAF Captain Intel Shanghai, China USAF Major Engineer Bergen, Norway USAF Captain Space & Msl Ifrane, Morocco USAF Captain Pilot Sofia, Bulgaria2005 Scholars: 2005 Scholars2005 Scholars (Con’t): 2005 Scholars (Con’t)Air Force Olmsted Scholars: Air Force Olmsted Scholars 153 since 1960, 86 today on active duty 1 x O-7 (BG Taco Gilbert) 17 x O-6 19 x O-5 27 x O-4 22 x O-3 8 Retired General Officers Army Olmsted Scholars: Army Olmsted Scholars 138 since 1960, 65 today on active duty 1 x O-10 (Gen John Abizaid) 1 x O-7 (Peabody) 11 x O-6 16 x O-5 25 x O-4 11 x O-3 7 Retired General OfficersNavy/Marine Corps Olmsted Scholars: Navy/Marine Corps Olmsted Scholars 154 since 1960, 83 today on active duty 1 x O-9 (Gardner) 3 x O-8 (Crowder/Shuford/Wachendorf) 3 x O-7 (Loewer/Wisecup/Tidd) 5 x O-6 19 x O-5 23 x O-4 29 x O-3 5 Retired Admirals/1LtGen (Deceased) Becoming a Scholar: Becoming a Scholar Service academies nominate candidates ROTC unit commanders can nominate While on active duty, any Line officer can apply Application between 3 and 11 years service Screening at Service HQ Interview by Olmsted panel Final determination by Olmsted BoDLanguage Training: Language Training Critical aspect of program Service makes call on timing, location Normally 8-12 months at DLI Goal is to permit in-country language training prior to academic year Finances: Finances Scholar receives normal pay and allowances COLA OHA Foundation provides significant funding to cover: Tuition In-country language training In-country and regional travel Current Basic Grant - $8.5K/yr (single or married) Spouse’s Language Grant - $1K Scholar’s Overseas Language Training Grant: $1.5K Supplemental Grant – Up to $3.5K (If tuition exceeds $1.5K) ADP Grant - $2.5K Pre-PCS Orientation Trip - $1.5K/$3K married Overseas Studies: Overseas Studies Select in Spring for a Fall start the following year Could be January if Latin America Olmsted BoD makes determination of school Based on candidate’s input! Service HQ recommendations also a factor Scholar responsible for getting orders, passports, enrolling in foreign university Not trivial Former Scholars can provide info re: school, city, etcReports: Reports Integral part of program Critical for follow-on Scholars A total of 3 mandatory reports Accounting of funds Academic reports General (cultural, travel) Recap “Lessons Learned” for future ScholarsSpouses: Spouses Essential element to a successful tour as Olmsted Scholar Additional funds available for language training DLI may be an option or tutors Potential issues: Language aptitude Overseas experience Medical and schooling needs of children Employment OverseasRole of Military Personnel Commands: Role of Military Personnel Commands Publicize the Program Facilitate the Program Constructive engagement with Scholar Finesse timing for career milestones Help Scholars leverage Olmsted skills Incite quality and diversity in pipeline For more details, visit Service links on website at www.olmstedfoundation.orgSummary: Summary General Olmsted’s vision truer today A force-multiplier for military/then civilian careers A unique career opportunity A life-changing experience of personal and professional growth Details at www.olmstedfoundation.org “The greatest leaders must be educated broadly” Slide23: ? 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