Master in Public Administration Candidate, 2023
Korde is an Air Force veteran and graduate of Morehouse College. During his time in the United States military, he served as an intelligence officer and was assigned to the Air Force Special Operations Command in Afghanistan and Iraq. He also served as a combat aviation advisor for partner nation forces in Malaysia and Panama. After departing from the U.S. Air Force in 2019, Korde was awarded the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. The fellowship will support study of an area of relevance to the Foreign Service and, upon successful completion of the MPA program, Korde will join the U.S. diplomatic corps.