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Mon, 2017-09-25 08:54

Brigadier Jonathan Biggart (center), British Army Assistant Chief of Staff, Training, recently met with Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) leaders to discuss a variety of lessons learned topics. One highlight of the meeting was a discussion of the methodology and processes that CALL uses to collect lessons and best practices from the combat training centers and major U.S. Army training exercises. CALL has an established relationship with the British Army and its lessons learned program, generating several exchanges a year between CALL and the British Army to review training, doctrine, and lessons learned. (Photo by Christine Weis)

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Fri, 2017-09-22 08:22

Larry Hollars (left), Center for Army Lessons Learned Facilitation Division chief, briefs Maj. Gen. Hertz Pires do Nascimento (center), Chief of the Brazilian Army Doctrine Center, Sept. 19, 2017. The Brazilian delegation visited CALL for an overview briefing and a discussion of current lessons learned methodologies and processes. Hertz and his team are gathering information and concepts that have been useful to the Combined Arms Center in developing doctrine in support of the Brazilian Army’s modernization transformation. (Photo by Christine Weis)

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Thu, 2017-09-21 09:49

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Patrick Muenks, Command Chief Warrant Officer for the Missouri Army National Guard, conducted a Warrant Officer Professional Development session on September 16 at the Missouri National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Jefferson City, Mo. Chief Warrant Officer 5 Tom Bloss, Warrant Officer Total Force Integrator for Army University, and Chief Warrant Officer 5 Richard Kunz, Command Chief Warrant Officer for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, discussed Warrant Officer 2025 Strategy, roles and current actions of the Army Senior Warrant Officer Council, and current warrant officer PME issues effecting the cohort.

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Tue, 2017-09-19 10:46

Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer, led the discussion on the roles and missions of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). This was the second presentation of the school year of the "Inter-Agency Brown-Bag Lecture Series" co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School and the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation on Sept. 18, 2017 at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Mr. Erwin is the Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer assigned by the Army National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Support Team to be the NGA Liaison to the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and the Combined Arms Center (CAC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The NGA is both a combat support agency under the Department of Defense and an intelligence agency as part of the United States' intelligence community. (U.S. Army photo by Dan Neal)

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Tue, 2017-09-19 10:24

The Army University Press’s team of historians and technicians have released a virtual staff ride based on the World War II Battle of Stalingrad. To be available for use by commanders throughout the Army, the new VSR was built on the Virtual Battlespace 3 gaming platform. The new platform is the heart of the Army's military gaming site, https://milgaming.army.mil/. For more on this story, click the photo above.

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Mon, 2017-09-18 14:24

Lt. Gen. Mike Lundy, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, spoke to industry representatives about the Synthetic Training Environment and industry's role in developing the program. The STE was designed to provide a cognitive, collective, multi-echelon training and mission rehearsal capability for the operational, institutional and self-development training domains. It brings together the virtual, constructive and gaming training environments into a single STE for Army Active and Reserve Components as well as civilians.

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Fri, 2017-09-15 12:52

Lt. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, engaged students, faculty and staff of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) during a recent visit to the Maneuver Center of Excellence. His address provided the students an opportunity to further their development and understanding of the challenges in the current operational environment. He also provided the faculty and staff his vision of how CAC support the Army in developing leaders.

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Thu, 2017-09-14 14:07

Gen. David G. Perkins, Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), addressed Soldiers taking the Battalion and Brigade Pre-Command Course (PCC) at the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on Sept 14, 2017. PCC prepares battalion- and brigade-level command teams by providing information on policies, programs and procedures critical to success in these demanding leadership positions. (U.S. Army photo by Dan Neal)

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Thu, 2017-09-14 10:04

Command and General Staff College (CGSC) students and faculty gathered in the Arnold Conference Room, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for a standing room only discussion on Russia's Power Projection in the "Grey Zone". The speakers leading the conversation were Brig. Gen. (R) Peter Zwack (via remote location) professor at NDU, Dr. Bob Baumann of CGSC, and director of CRELMO, Dr. Mahir Ibrahimov. The event on Sep. 12, 2017 was moderated by Dr. Prisco Hernandez of CGSC.

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Thu, 2017-09-07 12:45

Brigadier General Scott L. Efflandt became the second Provost of the Army University in an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the Lewis and Clark Center Sept. 7, 2017. The outdoor ceremony was hosted by Mr. Kirby R. Brown, deputy to the commanding general, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. Fort Leavenworth installed Efflandt as the Provost and as deputy commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Previous provost, Maj. Gen. John S. Kem, departed in July to become the commandant of the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Penn. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Shea)

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