News Archive

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:42

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)

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Thu, 11/13/2014 - 15:10

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.

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Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:47

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)

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Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:31

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.

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Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:50

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)

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Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:47

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/.

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Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:12

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.

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Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:26

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.

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Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:58

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.

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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:37

Secretary of the Army John McHugh (left) receives a briefing from Fort Leavenworth’s MAJ Greg Pavlichko about a new program, called the Emergent Leader Immersive Training Environment (ELITE). ELITE provides training scenarios to help young leaders develop their counseling skills. Pavlichko of the Army Games for Training Program demonstrated ELITE at the recent Association of the United States Army convention in Washington. The screen shot comes from an ELITE training scenario.

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