News Archive

Wed, 2015-06-24 09:03

A major revision of Army Doctrine Reference Publication, or ADRP 1, the Army Profession, includes a new chapter on the Army ethic. "With the addition of Chapter 2 to ADRP 1, we now have a concisely articulated, easily accessible, and understandable expression of the Army ethic," said Brig. Gen. Bill Burleson, director of the Mission Command Center of Excellence, or MC CoE.

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Fri, 2015-06-19 13:27

Retired Col. Roger Donlon, the first recipient of the Medal of Honor in Vietnam and the first Green Beret to receive the Medal of Honor, congratulates Maj. Johnathan Sherril as he receives a certificate of graduation from the SOCAP Red Team Leader's Course in the Fort Leavenworth Frontier Conference Center. The 14 graduates of the course, offered by the Cognitive Dominance Education Program, (Formerly UFMCS) will now have the ability to lead red teams Army wide. (US Army Photo by Scott Gibson)

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Fri, 2015-06-12 14:46

Malia Moncrief (wife of CGSC student MAJ Thomas Moncrief) sings the Nation Anthem at the beginning CGSOC 2015 graduation on June 12, 2015, at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS.

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Wed, 2015-06-10 13:26

Brig. Gen. Mark J. O'Neil (left), Pfc. Britteny Ganiron and Command Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull cut a cake to celebrate the Army's 240th birthday. Earlier in the day, teams of Soldiers and civilians did sit-ups, pushups and other physical activities in a competition on the USD 207 track. O’Neil is the deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center – Training. Ganiron received the cake-cutting honor for being the youngest Soldier at Fort Leavenworth. Turnbull is the command sergeant major for the Combined Arms Center.

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Fri, 2015-06-05 12:03

SFC Amy Larsen (center) and other students of Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Baseline Certification Course 010, stand to sing the Army Song at the conclusion of the graduation ceremony for the class June 5 in the Grant Auditorium of the CAC Headquarters on Fort Leavenworth. Keynote speaker, Mr. Bradley Pippin, Director of Operations, Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center (TRAC), applauded the graduates for their part in the fight to rid our Army of the “scourge” of sexual harassment and sexual assault. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott Gibson)

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Wed, 2015-05-27 08:14

A 1st Armor Division Soldier tracks a Fort Bliss, Texas, exercise that combined live, virtual and constructive training. By linking these training enablers, commanders create tough, realistic exercises. Click here to read a Stand To that explains the benefits of the Integrated Training Environment.

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Fri, 2015-05-22 11:29

The Combined Arms Center’s Command Sergeant Major, Cmd. Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull (left) and Col. Geoffrey Catlett, Director of the Army SHARP Academy, present a graduation certificate to Mr. Santiago L. Orta, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Orta is one of 32 graduates of the SHARP Academy’s Baseline Certification Course which provides the Army with trained Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates. Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Turnbull praised the efforts of the graduates who are on the front line of the Army’s efforts to combat and eliminate sexual harassment and sexual assault from the Army and issued the graduates with a challenge. “We need to stay at it every day,” Turnbull said. “History has shown that the Army can drive social change and I know that we can lead change in this effort too because we have a great group of people like you who will make the difference.” (US Army Photo by Scott Gibson)

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Wed, 2015-05-20 15:56

Lt. Col. Clark Welch (dark jacket), one of the most decorated Soldiers during Vietnam, spoke to classes and a public forum at the Command and General Staff College on May 19.

Welch received the Distinguished Service Cross for action at Ong Thanh, Vietnam, on Oct. 17, 1967. He also received three Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, and five Purple Hearts in Vietnam.

Ong Thanh was a hellish firefight between 142 Americans and approximately 1,400 enemy soldiers. Then 1st Lieutenant Welch commanded D Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry. His company was the trail company in a two-company movement. The lead company, A Company, was nearly wiped out in the first few
minutes of the battle. Welch, a Special Forces officer and former enlisted soldier, led his company in defensive efforts while doing all he could to recover casualties despite being wounded five times during the battle. His actions at Ong Thanh are described in "They Marched Into Sunlight" by David Maraniss and "The Beast Was Out There" by Jim Shelton. Shelton, who retired as a brigadier general, had been the battalion executive officer prior to Ong Thanh and recommended Welch for the Medal of Honor following the battle.

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Wed, 2015-05-20 13:11

Members of the Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board receive a briefing tour from Dr. William Wallace, Deputy Director of the Army Management Staff College, May 20. The Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board is an organization focused on coordination and collaboration of federal agencies located throughout the Kansas City region. The GKCFEB represents 146 federal agencies from the region and the executive board consists of regional directors and their primary staff.

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