Lt. Gen. Yukihiro Matsuo, the Commanding General of Japan’s Ground Self Defense Force Research and Development Command met with Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commander of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth on 31 Oct. to discuss how CAC integrates training, education, and mission command responsibilities for the Army. Also pictured (from left)are Col. Masateru Kabemura and Lt. Col. Kenichi Sakai of the GSDF. (photo by Scott Gibson)...Read More
With the Taliban threatening Kandahar city in the summer of 2009, the Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry – part of the first Stryker brigade to deploy to Afghanistan – mounted a series of actions to destroy insurgent power in the region. Strykers in Afghanistan tells the story of the battalion’s initial operations, focusing on its difficult fight for the Arghandab Valley. The valley, located near Kandahar city, was a Taliban safehaven characterized by dense orchards and irrigation canals. This study recounts how the men of 1-17 IN took advantage of their equipment and adapted their tactics in the face of a determined foe defending complex terrain. To download a copy, please go to: http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/csi/....Read More
The CSA has directed the Army to become “the nation’s leader in human performance optimization.” This human dimension white paper outlines a way ahead to achieve this vision....Read More
Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commander of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, addresses students and faculty of Benedictine College on his top ten leadership thoughts as part of the "Leadership Matters" course on 27 Oct. in Atchison, KS....Read More
Former Army Chief of Staff and current President of the Association of the United States Army, retired Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan met with Deputy Commanding General CAC LD&E, Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes, CAC Chief of Staff Col. Monty L. Willoughby, and other key CAC leadership on 23 Oct. to discuss current Army training and doctrine initiatives. ...Read More

Leader Development

Conducts Army level leadership and leader development studies, analysis, assessment, and evaluations; develop and maintain the Army Leader Development Strategy; Supports CG, TRADOC by managing the Army Leader Development Program.

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Education is the process of imparting knowledge and developing the competencies and attributes Army Professionals need to accomplish any mission the future may present.

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Lessons Learned

Focuses on the ability to collect, analyze, integrate, disseminate, and archive Army and Unified Action Partners lessons learned to support Unified Land Operations and all aspects of capability development.

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Develops and maintains the body of thought on how Army forces operate as an integral part of a joint force.

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Training Development

CAC manages, develops and sustains training and education development concepts, strategies, policy, processes, requirements, systems, recommend priorities, and products.

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Training Support

TRADOC provides training support for the Army. CAC manages the Training Support System (TSS) which is the training system products, services, and facilities that are necessary for creating the conditions to realistically portray the operational environment and enable training strategies.

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Functional Training

The DCG, Combined Arms manages, administers, and governs the processes to execute training courses for Army personnel (military and civilian) that require functional skills and qualifications for the performance of their duties.