Command and General Staff College
Definition/Scope: The US Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) educates and develops leaders for full spectrum joint, interagency and multinational operations; acts as lead agent for the Army’s leader development program; and advances the art and science of the profession of arms in support of Army operational requirements. It was originally established in 1881 as a school for infantry and cavalry. The US Army Command & General Staff School educates and trains intermediate level Army Officers, International Officers, Sister Service Officers, and Interagency leaders prepared to operate in full spectrum Army, joint, interagency, and multinational operations as field grade commanders and staff officers.
Used For:Intermediate Level Education
Broader Terms:Army staff colleges
Narrower Terms:Air Force Element (CGSC)
Related Terms:Deputy Commanding General for Combined Arms