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Graduate & Professional Studies

Mark E. Kalin

Director, Joint Staff - Massachusetts National Guard


  • MS, Strategic Studies, United States Army War College 
  • MS, Emergency Management, Massachusetts Maritime Academy 
  • BS, Biology, Westfield State University

Certifications & Licenses
  • Leadership in Homeland Security, Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education, Harvard University 
  • Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University 
  • Strategy and Policy Development, Defense Strategy Course, United States Army War College
  • Defense Support of Civil Authorities, United States Army North
  • Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University

Industry Experience

  • Command at company and battalion levels.
  • Mobilized in support of: Operation Joint Forge (Bosnia), Operational Noble Eagle (Homeland Security), and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan).
  • Hundreds of hours in specialized training in the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive (CBRNE) field. 
  • lnteragency liaison experience at the local, state, and federal levels.
Courses Taught
  • BUS-625 Current Trends in Leadership