CGSC News Archive

Wed, 2015-12-09 11:53

In April 2015, the US Army Command and General Staff College and the CGSC Foundation held its annual symposium on “The Professional Ethic and the State.” The conference focused on the ethical relationships that exist between the US Government and its military forces. The presentations given at this conference discussed a wide array of topics including moral lapses by senior military leaders, ethical obligations toward veterans, and the relationship between American society and the military. The symposium report is now available for download here.

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Thu, 2015-12-03 12:33

Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center commanding general, welcomed roughly 250 military and university personnel to the 2015 Army University Educational Symposium December 2 and 3 at Fort Leavenworth. The two-day event featured collaborative panels covering six topics ranging from "Innovating Learning Environment" to "Developing World Class Faculty." (Photo courtesy U.S. Army Command and General Staff College)

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Thu, 2015-12-03 09:46

How should professional military education change in the 21st Century? Innovative Learning: A Key to National Security, the newest publication from the Army Press, answers this question by offering proposals from some of today’s most original thinkers on transforming teaching and learning. The solutions offered in this book range from sweeping curriculum reforms to the more radical idea of classrooms with neither teachers nor structure of any kind. Download a copy here

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Thu, 2015-11-19 09:31

1300 - 1500 (CST) Monday, Dec. 14 in the Arnold Conference Room

Dr. Robert Braumann, Director, CGSC MMAS; Mr. Gustav Otto, CGSC Defense Intelligence Chair, Defense Intelligence Agency; Mr. Gary Hobin, Department of Join, Interagency and Multinational Operations(DJIMO); and Dr. Mahir Ibrahimov, Program Manager, Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Management Office (LRECMO) will lead the discussion.

For more information contact the CAC LRECMO Program Manager at 913-684-3345.

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Tue, 2015-11-17 11:55

Col. Hank Arnold, Director, School for Advanced Military Studies and Dr. Barry Stentiford (Lt. Col., Army Reserve), SAMS Professor, show the Freedom Award that was presented to SAMS by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in recognition of SAMS support for Stentiford during recent deployments and Army Reserve responsibilities. Stentiford is the S-3, Operations Officer, for the 209th Regional Support Command. They are accompanied by Diane B. Boeger, Chairman, Kansas ESGR Greater Kansas City Area and Alan Barrett, ESGR awards chairman.

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Tue, 2015-11-17 11:08

Command and General Staff College faculty, Dr. Dave Anderson, Lt. Col. Anne Reiffenstein, Dr. Geoff Babb, Mr. James Cricks, Dr. Rich Berkebile, Maj. Ken Rich (PhD), Mr. Kurt Vandersteen, and Dr. Phil Pattee, attended the 2015 International Biennial Conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. The college's Department of Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations hosted two panels during this conference where presenters provided summaries, analyses, and common themes/issues of their scholarly research, and raised critical points and questions to stimulate discussion among attendees. The panelists from DJIMO focused their comments on the newest publication of the US Army Command and General Staff College Press "Through the Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Lens".

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Fri, 2015-11-13 12:48

After speaking to students of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Adm. Michelle Howard, vice chief of Naval Operations, spoke with the Naval and Marine Corps elements on Fort Leavenworth today. Howard is the first woman to earn the rank of four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy, as well as the first African-American women to attain the rank of four-star in any service. She was promoted to that rank when she stepped into the role of 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations, the second most senior officer in the U.S. Navy. (Photo Courtesy U.S. Army Command and General Staff College)

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Thu, 2015-10-22 14:54

On October 14, 2015, Dr. Jim Martin, Associate Dean of Academics at the Command and General Staff College was honored at the AUSA Civilian Luncheon. Dr. Martin was recognized as the AUSA Region Five Department of the Army Civilian of the Year and a finalist for the national AUSA Department of the Army Civilian of the Year. The award was presented by Gerry O'Keefe, Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army; Diane Devens, Senior Fellow for AUSA; and LTG (R) Guy Swan, Vice President of AUSA. The award nomination cited Dr. Martin's contributions to professional military education, both in the U.S. Army and working with partner countries through programs like the Africa Military Education Program. Dr. Martin's community work, speaking with local groups and supporting adult education efforts at various churches was also cited as an important component of his nomination.

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Mon, 2015-10-19 08:46

Col. Thierry Noulens (center), professor at the Ecole de Guerre Superiere, the French Army War College, visited the Command and General Staff College while he was in the Unitied States participating in the AUSA Convention in Washington DC. General (Ret) Gordon R. Sullivan, President of AUSA, invited Colonel Noulens to participate in the AUSA Annual Meeting DC 12-14 October as part of Dr. Cirillo's AUSA Book Program and expressed interest in having him visit the Command and General Staff College while he was in the United States. Colonel Noulens is a Professor at the Ecole de Guerre Superiere , the French Army War College, holds a PhD in Military History, is an expert on World War I and teaches Military History and Strategy. He is in the permanent military education track in the French Army and is assisting Roger (at AUSA) with books for the US Army. He helped AUSA create an operational level staff ride for the battle of the Marne. AUSA invited him to the annual meeting to participate in their author's forum, as well as to see Military history at the War College, at the Military History Institute, and also to participate in a US Army Staff Ride. Colonel Noulens met with members of the Department of Military History, CSI, received a virtual staff ride, discussed Command and General Staff College and the Army University Concept.

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Fri, 2015-09-18 10:03

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general of United States Army Europe, visited Fort Leavenworth Tuesday and spoke to students from both the Command General and Staff College (CGSC) and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS). The purpose of his visit was to advise up-and-coming field-grade officers how to make the most of the resources they have to succeed in their mission. For more on this story, click the photo above.

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