Inter-American Defense College Foundation


Distinguished Graduates

The Inter-American Defense College prepares selected military officers, police officials and civilians of the American nations for future senior leadership responsibilities in the Hemisphere.   

IADC Graduates incl
ude 3 Presidents, 31 Ministers, 11 in senior positions, 571 Generals/Admirals.

General Otto Pérez Molina



Admiral Mariano Francisco Saynez Mendoza
Secretary of the Navy


Ambassador Luis Alfonso Quiñónez
Secretary of Foreign Affairs OAS (Guatemala)


MG Orlando Páez Barón
General Inspector
 National Police



MG Rafael Parra Garzón
National Police

Dra Michelle Bachelett Jería 
Former President


Gral. Francisco Salinas Rivera Joint Chiefs of Staff 
(El Salvador)

Gral. José Américo Dos Santos Chief of Superior Military Tribunal


Gral. Luis R. Howell Ballena Commander in Chief







Lucio Gutiérrez
Former President



Vice Admiral José Lemus
Navy Commander of National Defense


Ambassador Lourdes Aranda
Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs


Ambassador Julio César Arriola Ramírez
Ambassador to UN











 About the IADC

Inter-American Defense College Foundation

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