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Thu, 2017-08-17 14:01

Professor Boaz Ganor, Dean and Ronald Lauder Chair for Counter-Terrorism at the Lauder School of Government, spoke at a presentation by the Army Leader Exchange on "The Art of Counter-Terrorism" on Aug. 17, 2017. The discussion at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS was open to all military and civilian personnel and dealt with the challenges of leadership in dealing with identifying the enemy/threat, understanding the rationale of terrorism, balancing public awareness and resilience and more. (Photo by Dan Neal)

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Thu, 2017-08-17 08:45

Maj Gen Maria Gervais, Deputy Commanding General for the Combined Arms Center - Training, discusses the importance of synthetic training and the challenges of synchronizing research and development efforts with Congressman Roger Marshall (Left) from Kansas 1st District. Mr David (Rob) Bowman (Right), Chief for training support systems at the Combined Arms Center Technology Integration Facility looks on. Marshall spent the day at Fort Leavenworth and the combined Arms Center to better understand the various missions associated with the fort.

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Tue, 2017-08-15 09:27

Lt. Gen. Mike Lundy, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and Commandant of Command and General Staff College (CGSC), hosted the address and Q&A session with the CGSC class of 2018 on Aug. 14, 2017 and the Lewis and Clark Center. (Photo by Dan Neal)

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Mon, 2017-08-14 14:04

Maj. Mihajlo Asceric' of the Serbian Army stands with the flag of his country shortly after posting it as part of this year's International Flag Ceremony in Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center. The event officially marks the opening of the 2017-2018 Command and General Staff Officer's Course. Asceric' is one of 119 international military students representing 91 countries, making it one of the largest concentrations of international military officers attending a military school in the world.

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Fri, 2017-08-11 13:10

A joint effort between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and several entities -- University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies, Combined Arms Center-Training and Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation -- are working to research, prototype and eventually deliver the Synthetic Training Environment (STE). STE is a collective training environment that leverages the latest technology for optimized human performance within a multi-echelon, mixed-reality environment. It provides immersive and intuitive capabilities to keep pace with a changing operational environment and enables Army training on joint combined arms operations. Click the image to read more.

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Fri, 2017-08-11 10:31

Two books written by faculty at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) have been added to the Chief of Staff of the Army's 2017 Professional Reading List. The publications are “Concrete Hell: Urban Warfare From Stalingrad to Iraq” by Dr. Louis Di Marco and “Combat Ready?: The Eighth U.S. Army on the Eve of the Korean War” by Dr. Tom Hanson. These works are representative of the CGSC faculty's expertise in the military profession and underscore the importance of the professional military education Command and General Staff Officers' Course (CGSOC) graduates receive while assigned to Fort Leavenworth and the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. View the 2017 CSA Professional Reading List by clicking the image.

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Thu, 2017-08-10 14:10

General Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, has officially released his 2017 Professional Reading List. “We are the strongest land force in the world, and that strength is not only found in our physical prowess, but also in our intellectual capacity,” Milley said. The U.S. Army Chief of Staff's Professional Reading List is divided into three categories: Armies at War: Battles and Campaigns, The Army Profession, and Strategy and the Strategic Environment. Click the image to view the list.

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Wed, 2017-08-09 13:32

Major General Michael Kurilla, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, Maj. Gen. Brian Alvin, commanding general of the 63rd Regional Support Command, and Maj. Gen. James Mingus, director of the Mission Command Center of Excellence, participate in the latest pilot command course, Army Strategic Education Program - Command (ASEP-C). The new course is given quarterly to Army officers who are heading toward division command (and equivalents) and is designed to instruct them on advanced warfighting concepts that align more with challenges of the future. With the addition of this course, the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center now delivers all pre-command related instruction at the battalion, brigade and division command levels. (Photo by Dan Neal)

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Tue, 2017-08-08 14:52

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville learns about the Stryker Virtual Collective Trainer (SVCT) during a visit to the Combined Arms Center - Training Innovation Facility (CAC-TIF). Combined Arms Center - Training Deputy Commanding General Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais accompanied Gen. McConville on the tour while Maj. Chris Finnigan (right) explained the benefits of the SVCT. At the CAC-TIF, Soldiers and civilians built the SVCT as part of a project to provide Stryker units with a simulator training capability.

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Tue, 2017-08-08 12:41

Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (VCSA) Gen. James C. McConville and Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) Daniel A. Dailey hosted the Pre-Command Course (PCC) at the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas The two, along with their wives Maria McConville and Holly Dailey, took question from the PCC and their spouses on Tuesday, Aug. 8.

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