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Check Six – 2009: Asia-Pacific Homeland Security Conference

April 2, 2021
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This photograph shows then-Lt Cols Suzanne and Courtney Vares-Lum. They were attending the 2009 Asia-Pacific Homeland Security Summit & Exposition. 

The Hawaii State Department of Defense hosted the conference on November 9th and 10th, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. In attendance were top government leaders, senior business executives, and security, technology and anti-terrorism experts.

The conference theme was Securing Population Centers and focused on present and future capabilities necessary to protect population centers.


Now a major general, Suzanne Vares-Lum serves as the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, United States Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. 

Courtney Vares-Lum retired several years ago.

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