Department of Command and Leadership (DCL)

The Department of Command and Leadership is one of six teaching departments of the Command and General Staff School of the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth Kansas.

Mission

Prepare Field Grade officers to lead and command organizations and serve as a source of leadership expertise within the military.

Vision

A world class teaching organization that models critical thinking and life-long learning, preparing field grade officers to improve organizations while operating to accomplish the mission.

2016 DCL Military Instructor of the Year
CH (Maj) Jeff McKinney

016 DCL Civilian Instructor of the Year Mr. Carey Walker

2016 DCL Civilian Instructor of the Year
Mr. Carey Walker

016 DCL Civilian Instructor of the Year Mr. Carey Walker

New Fox Conner Chair named Dr. Bill McCollum

Dr. McCollum serves in the Department of Command and Leadership as an associate professor of leadership and teaching team leader. He is highly respected for his expertise and experience in developing leaders and organizations, service to the Command and General Staff College, and representation of CGSC in the Kansas and greater Kansas City civic and education communities. He is recognized for his research and study of organizational development, stress and resilience, and transitioning leaders for success at higher levels of responsibility. In all he does, Dr. McCollum embodies Major General Fox Conner’s spirit of lifelong learning, expertise in military art, and coaching and counseling military leaders for future challenges.