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The Department of Distance Education graduates their first International DL Student from Lithuania. MAJ Denisas STARIKOVIČIUS, stationed on the West Coast of the city of Klaipeda. He currently serves as the Operations Officer for the Lithuanian Land Forces Griffin Brigade under the command of LTC Arturas Radvilas. MAJ Denisas enrolled in Distance Learning 03 MAR 2014 and completed is studies on 09 March 2016. MAJ Denisas graduated with a 3.794 GPA all while serving as the operations officer. Outstanding performance by MAJ Denisas Starikovičius. ...Read More
Staff Group3 of the 4960th Multi-Functional Training Brigade successfully completed the Command and General Officer Staff Course (CGSOC) Phase 1 from 04 - 17 September 2016. (picture 3 of 3)...Read More

Staff Group1 of the 4960th Multi-Functional Training Brigade successfully completed the Command and General Officer Staff Course (CGSOC) Phase 1 from 04 - 17 September 2016. (picture 1 of 3)

The two week course held at Fort Shafter Flats included 45 students from all three components of the U.S. Army. Students in attendance came from California, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington. Students worked in a collaborative environment learning and improving their critical thinking skills and the art and science of the profession of arms.

Major topics include: Critical and Creative Thinking, Leader Development, Resilience, Self Awareness, Effective Communication, Ethics, Operational Art and CCDR Perspective, Understanding The Environment, Power and Strategy, National Level Organizations and Processes, DOD and Theater Organizations and Processes, National, DoD, & The Theater Strategy and Policy, Combatant Commander Theater Evaluations and Strategy Estimate.

CGSOC develops agile and adaptive leaders prepared to execute Unified Actions utilizing Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment.

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June 2016 Department of Distance Education, CGSOC-Common Core, Phase 3 Graduating Class of the 7th ILE Detachment, Grafenwoehr, Germany ...Read More
Mr. Wendell Stevens from CGSC Department of Distance Education with 24 graduates of the Advanced Operations Course at West Point, NY (May 2016). These officers stationed at the United States Military Academy completed a blended version of AOC over a nine-month period in order to prepare them for future Army key developmental positions. The USMA Dean, BG Tim Trainor, presented the diplomas. Picture was taken by MAJ Donald Koban. ...Read More