CGSC News Archive

Fri, 2017-04-07 14:21

Acting Secretary of the Army Robert M. Speer spoke to students of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College during a visit to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Thursday, April 6. Before the presentation, Speer held a working lunch with selected CGSC students and faculty.

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Wed, 2017-04-05 15:26

The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the CGSC Foundation cohosted a National Security Roundtable (NSRT) program on April 5, 2017 at the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth, KS. Leaders from the public and private sector in the Kansas City metro area and around the country were represented in this NSRT class.

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Wed, 2017-04-05 14:44

Fort Leavenworth will conduct an annual full scale exercise April 12-13.

Fort Leavenworth's crisis management team conducts exercises to prepare for potential crises.

This year's scenario is based on a tornado touching down on post.

Tornado Sirens will sound on Fort Leavenworth, Wed., April 12, at 8:30 a.m. as part of the exercise. In case of inclement weather the sirens will not be used.

Expect traffic disruptions, sirens and emergency vehicles on both days.

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Mon, 2017-03-27 10:54

Cultural Perspectives, Geopolitics and Energy Security of Eurasia: Is the Next Global Conflict Imminent?

Dr. Mahir J. Ibrahimov
Mr. Gustav A. Otto
Col. Lee G. Gentile, Jr.

Marking the anniversary of the Ukraine Revolution of 2014, the Army University Press is pleased to announce the publishing of "Cultural Perspectives, Geopolitics & Energy Security of Eurasia: Is the Next Global Conflict Imminent?" This anthology provides insight and observations on the importance of the Eurasia region, including Russia and other countries of the former USSR.

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Tue, 2017-02-21 09:51

Major General John S. Kem, provost for Army University and deputy commandant of the Command and General Staff College, spoke at the 2017 Executive Leadership Summit - cohosted by the KU School of Business and the CGSC Foundation, Inc. - Friday, February 17 at the BEST Conference Center at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kan. The summit was themed "Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow" and brought together leaders in defense, business and academia to address key leadership challenges in a dynamic and complex world. (Photos by Mark H. Wiggins, MHW Public Relations and Communications) View more photos at

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Thu, 2016-10-06 15:04

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.

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Mon, 2016-10-03 14:13

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.

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Fri, 2016-08-19 09:24

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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Tue, 2016-07-26 12:58

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.

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Fri, 2016-04-29 11:24

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

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