CGSC News Archive

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

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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

Read more »

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.

Read more »

Tue, 2016-07-05 10:21

Civilian Education System (CES) courses are now open for FY17 enrollment in CHRTAS. Commands are responsible for managing quotas for their Army Civilians, so work with your supervisor and training manager to determine your eligibility and priority level. Always review your CHRTAS profile to ensure it is accurate (to include your supervisor's email).

View our CEScourse schedule for a full list of fy17 offerings.

Read more »

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

Read more »

Fri, 2016-04-29 10:43

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 »

Mon, 2016-04-25 12:41

The Combined Arms Center and Army Press are proud to announce the publication of "Mission Command in the 21st Century." This collection of articles offers expanded examples on the practice of Mission Command in widely varied settings, all intended to sharpen the understanding of the Army’s central leadership philosophy. Download your copy by clicking the picture above.

Read more »

Mon, 2016-03-28 08:58

Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey, was briefed by the staff of the Army University at Fort Leavenworth on March 22, 2016

Read more »