Remarks by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Joseph Pennington at a U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Concert in Kyiv

October 19, 2019 Good evening, everyone. It’s an incredible pleasure for me to join all of you here tonight for this Music of Freedom concert presented by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band in collaboration with members of the Kyiv Chamber Orchestra of the National Philharmonic, soloists of the National Presidential Orchestra, and eastern ...
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Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Joseph Pennington’s Remarks at the English Access Microscholarship Program 10-Year Anniversary Event

October 18, 2019 Thank you very much, Tim, for that kind introduction. Now, all that means —  I’ve served in all of those places, which means I’m very old. [laughter]  But welcome to all of you, especially to our Access students, teachers, parents.  I’m very pleased to be here this afternoon to celebrate Access’ 10th anniversary in ...
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Remarks by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Joseph Pennington at the Military English Graduation Ceremony

June 7, 2019 Thank you very much. It’s a pleasure to be here with General [Serhiy] Salkutsan to mark the graduation of 19 Ukrainian Armed Forces Officers from the basic English course provided by the U.S. Defense Language Institute. This course was conducted based on a special request by senior levels of the Ukrainian Armed ...
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