News Archive

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 13:44

Ms. Debra S. Wada, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) received an overview briefing from the leadership of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth on Jan 22. Ms. Wada serves as the Army's point person for policy and performance oversight of human resources (military, civilian and contractor), training, readiness, mobilization, military health affairs, force structure, manpower management, equal opportunity, equal employment opportunity and other critical matters as part of the Army leadership. She was appointed to this position on October 2, 2014. (US Army Photo by Scott Gibson)

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Thu, 01/22/2015 - 09:24

Two New Works on the US Army and its Allies in the Korean War

In Allies of a Kind, Allan R. Millett, the renowned historian of the Korean War, looks closely at how Canadian forces prepared for combat in Korea and operated with their US Allies. To download a copy, go to: http://usacac.army.mil/organizations/lde/csi/pubs#new.

This provocative study (The United States and the British Commonwealth in Korea, 1950-1953: A Critical Study of the Origins of Joint Publication 3-16, Multinational Operations by Matthew D. Marfongelli), winner of the Arter-Darby Award in 2014, examines the evolution of the multinational effort during the Korean War and its implications for US Army doctrine. To download a copy, go to: http://usacac.army.mil/organizations/lde/csi/pubs#new.

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Wed, 01/21/2015 - 07:58

“Leadership Through a Changing Environment” A Leader Exchange Panel, January 27, 12:30-5 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, Lewis & Clark Building at Fort Leavenworth will look at how the Army develops leaders in a 21st century operating environment of uncertainty, unpredictability, constant change and unknowable's.

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Tue, 01/20/2015 - 09:18

Version 7 of the Digital Training Management System makes it easier for commanders to plan exercises and keep track of their Soldiers training records. Click here to read an Army News Service article about the new version of DTMS

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Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:08

Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, spoke with students from the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program’s (SHARP) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and Victim Advocate (SARC/VA) Course at the SHARP Academy at Fort Leavenworth.

“This problem of sexual assault and sexual harassment is absolutely an insider threat to our military,” Brown said. “Trust is the most important thing in our Army, and this tears at the very fabric of our Army team and we must do everything we can to eliminate this threat and rebuild trust.”

The CAC Commander thanked the 32 member of the class for role that they will play in caring for the victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment, but stressed the importance of not just being reactive to incidents, but of also identifying trends that will help in the prevention of these acts.

Some of the areas keyed on by Lt. Gen. Brown included campaigns to mitigate the role that alcohol consumption plays in SHARP incidents, a better focus on newcomer sponsorship during the first several weeks in a new assignment, and a bystander education program.

“If you just react to crime, you are never going to get in front of it,” Brown said. “But when you have the right people empowered to look at trends and take action, you have more of a chance to get in front of it.”

The students of the SARC/VA represent only the second class to be conducted since the Army SHARP Academy stood up at the Fort Leavenworth location.

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Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:17

Gen. David G. Perkins, commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command, spoke to more than 300 students and faculty members from the Army Management Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Jan. 12, emphasizing leadership, the new Army Operating Concept and professionalism.

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Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:50

The Combined Arms Center will hold an industry forum to discuss how to prepare the Army of 2025 and Beyond, and seek industry’s assistance in creating tough, realistic training. The keynote speakers will be: Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commander of the Combined Arms Center, and Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, Director of the Army Capabilities and Integration Center. For more information and to register, click here to go to:Industry Forum

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Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:11

More than 330 officers graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course, class 2014-02, Dec. 12 at the Lewis and Clark Center’s Eisenhower Auditorium. The graduating class included mid-career officers from all American armed forces as well as 47 international officers and one civilian from a U.S. government agency. Air Force Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski, deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command, was the commencement speaker. (US Army Photo by Dan Neal)

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Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:52

Army Training Support Center training analyst Joyce Massenburg (center) receives the Department of Defense Spirit of Hope Award from Col. Brian McHugh. She works at ATSC's Education Support Division. McHugh is the Combined Arms Center – Training military deputy. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James (left) presided at the Pentagon ceremony that honored defense employees for their voluntary service. Click here to read more about ceremony.

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Fri, 12/12/2014 - 08:42

Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown addresses Leavenworth, Lansing and Platte City community members at the town hall listening session for the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) Dec. 11 at the Riverfront Community Center. Representatives from the surrounding communities including the Greater Kansas metro area discussed the impacts of potential cuts to the Army due to sequestration.

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