Opening Remarks by Acting DCM Joseph Pennington at the U.S.-Ukraine Cyber Bilateral Dialogue

March 3, 2020 I am glad to be here today for this next iteration of our dialogue on cybersecurity.  Before I — I’ll make brief remarks and then will introduce members of our team, and meet the members of your team. We are here today because the United States and Ukraine both face significant threats in ...
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Acting DCM Joseph Pennington’s Remarks at a Veteran Reintegration Program Event

February 5, 2020 Доброго дня.  Now I will switch to English.  Good afternoon, thank you very much to all of you for joining us today. Very pleased to have you here to launch the second phase of our U.S.-funded Veteran Reintegration Program. Thank you, Mehri, for the kind introduction, and thank you also to my ...
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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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