CGSC News Archive

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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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.

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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.

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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

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Mon, 2016-03-28 08:57

Fort Leavenworth Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program office along with the Army SHARP Academy presented a discussion of SHARP issues to 1800 students, faculty, and staff of the Command and General Staff College and Army Management Staff College in Eisenhower Auditorium on March 2, 2016.

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Mon, 2016-03-28 08:56

General Mark A. Milley, 39th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, spoke to the 2016 class of the Command and General Staff College in Eisenhower Auditorium at Fort Leavenworth, KS on March 22, 2016.

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Thu, 2016-02-18 14:34

Col. Monty L. Willoughby, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Chief of Staff, welcomed the delegates from Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership and presented them with an overview of his organization's efforts.

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Tue, 2016-02-16 09:03

Brig. Gen. and civil engineering professor Eugene J. LeBoeuf has been called to active duty in the U.S. Army to serve as vice provost of academic affairs for Army University and Deputy Commanding General for Reserve Affairs for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center.

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Fri, 2016-02-05 09:10

The latest Art of War Paper from CGSC Press examines the principle of initiative.

In this work, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Sonnenberger of the German Army offers a detailed account of how the Prussian and German armies of the last two centuries defined and developed the principle of initiative as part of mission-type tactics (Auftragstaktik). This history offers rich context for understanding how initiative should fit within the US Army’s current concept of Mission Command. To download a copy of this work, click here

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Thu, 2015-12-31 10:02

CSI Press has released 16 Cases of Mission Command in iBook format. This book offers historical illustrations of military leaders using the principles of Mission Command in battle. The cases included range from the War of 1812 to operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Each chapter includes a brief historical narrative followed by a discussion of the Mission Command principles displayed in the action. Since its first publication in 2013, 16 Cases had been adopted by JRTC and a large number of OPD programs to assist in teaching Mission Command doctrine to Soldiers of all ranks. To download a free copy of this iBook click here.

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