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The Command and General Staff College inducted three international graduates who have led their country's army or defense forces into its International Hall of Fame on Oct. 6 at the Lewis and Clark Center. The induction brings to 266 the number of leaders who have been honored in the Hall of Fame from the nearly 8,000 international officers who have graduated from the college. The honorees included General Volker Wieker of Germany, Brigadier General Igor Gorgan of Moldova, and Brigadier General Mark Anthony Phillips of Guyana. Click the photo above to read more....Read More
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) held a Promotion ceremony for Major General John S. Kem, Provost, Army University; Deputy Commandant, CGSC. Maj. Gen. Kem was promoted on October 3, 2016 at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS and given the oath of office by Commanding General; U.S. Army Combined Arms Center (CAC); and Fort Leavenworth; Lt. Gen. Michael D. Lundy....Read More

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas presents the Fort Leavenworth Series featuring lectures from CGSC's Department of Military History faculty - Lt. Col. Brian Steed, "Bees and Spiders: ISIS in Perspective"

September 1 @ 3:00 pm
Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics
2350 Petefish Drive, Lawrence, KS 66045

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Lieutenant Colonel Brian North’s Making the Difficult Routine is the first focused study of the US Army’s capacity to rapidly change task organization in the summer and fall of 1944. North finds that a shared educational experience and a common foundation in doctrine were the key factors in the Army officer corps ability to reorganize large combat formations in the midst of intense combat. This study suggests that this capability was critical to the Army’s success in the European theater in 1944 and offers important insights for the US Army today. To download a copy, click here....Read More
In the fall of 1864, a large Confederate force launched a major raid on Missouri. That raid would culminate in the Battle of Westport in Kansas City, a Union victory that effectively ended Confederate resistance in Missouri. The Battlefield Atlas of Price’s Missouri Expedition offers a guide to that raid, including over 75 maps that recount the operation in detail. To download the atlas, click here ...Read More
Lt. Gen. Robert Brown gave his final farewell speech as commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth to the students attending the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Brown received Senate confirmation for his four-star promotion Thursday and relinquished command within hours of the notification. Brown will now depart and begin his new position as the Commanding General of the United States Army Pacific at Fort Shafter, Hawaii....Read More