Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown interviews with the Kansas City Chiefs radio announcer, Mitch Holthus, before the Chiefs "Salute to Service" game with the Seattle Seahawks, Nov. 16 at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs hosted servicemembers from the Kansas City area, Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley and Whiteman Air Force Base as part of this year’s military appreciation game. The Chiefs scored a fourth quarter touchdown to edge out the defending Super Bowl champions 24-20, moving them to a tie with the Denver Broncos for first place in the AFC West. (Submitted By: Steele, Heath CIV USA TRADOC) ...Read More
The Command and General Staff College, welcomes members of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to Fort Leavenworth. The intent of the NASSP and U.S. Army Leadership and Professional Development Symposium is to bring together established secondary school principals and emerging leaders or "proté gés" from secondary schools around the country, to share professional development guidance with attendees to enhance their knowledge in support of school improvement efforts via discussion and demonstration of Army best practices in leader development. The symposium will provide tangible, applicable guidance and resources to symposium participants by presenting content and experiences that can inform or be applied by NASSP members....Read More
Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, sets the stage for a day-long onsite with CAC senior leaders and staff primaries Nov. 13 at the McHugh Training Center. The onsite encouraged critical thinking as we implement the Army Operating Concept in an environment of increasing complexity. (US Army photo by Scott Gibson) ...Read More
Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey W. Wright addresses of crowd of more than 150 members of the Fort Leavenworth and CAC Community at his relinquishment of command ceremony 31 Oct., in the Frontier Conference Room. CSM Wright was awarded the Legion of Merit by Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown for his contributions to the Combined Arms Center. CSM Wright will move on to a new position as the Command Sergeant Major for U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg. ...Read More
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

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.