spacer

Guest Speaker Request

  CGSC  
 
spacer   spacer
  Guest Speaker: LTG Lloyd J. Austin III
Commanding General XVIII Airborne Corps/Commander MNC-I
May 14, 2009, Eisenhower Auditorium
 
     
 
LTG Lloyd J. Austin III, Commanding General XVIII Airborne Corps and former Commander of Multi-National Corps Iraq, was joined by his G2, COL Jim Phelps; G3, COL Jeff Bailey; and his G5, COL Mike Culpeper, during a presentation May 14 in the Eisenhower Auditorium to staff and faculty of CGSC.  LTG Austin discussed his assessment of Iraq at the beginning of the XVIII Airborne Corps' rotation and the tools he used to communicate his vision.  He highlighted the key MNC-I operations from March 2008 through February 2009.  He concluded his remarks with an assessment of the current situation in Iraq.  Interwoven throughout the presentation were three key lessons:  the importance of the commander's vision (and methods of communicating it), the challenge of combined operations, and the importance of the corps as the echelon that translates strategic guidance into tactical action.   
Guest Speaker
star star star
LTG Lloyd J. Austin III
     
 
  Related Links: LTG Austin's bio | Brookings Article  
     
  What People Are Saying  
spacer spacer
     
 
spacer CGSC Student Blog   Click here to view the Command and General Staff College's Student Blog website on the lecture.
       
 
     
     
  Photo Gallery  
spacer spacer
     
   
     
     
     
     
 
 
 
 

Last Reviewed: May 18, 2009

 
          |   Privacy and Security Notice   |     |   Accessibility Help   |   External Link Disclaimer   |   No Fear Act   |
 
|   U.S. Army   |   Tradoc   TRADOC   |   iSALUTE   | Ft. Leavenworth   |   Site Map   |   FOIA   |   USA.GOV   |   This is an official U.S. Army Site   |