On July 1, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI)’s Washington Program on National Security (WaPoNS) completed its final session at American University. The inaugural AHI program was directed by AHI Senior Fellow Dr. Juliana Pilon and aimed to prepare a delegation of 21 promising and motivated college students for the challenges of a rapidly changing global environment by offering them an opportunity to engage with some of the best thinkers on and practitioners in the field of national security.