CGSC News Archive

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:26

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN Daniel B. Allyn along with SMA Raymond F. Chandler III spoke with students of the Pre-Command Course at Fort Leavenworth, KS in classrooms of Eisenhower Hall, 5 December 2014

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Mon, 2014-12-08 09:22

The U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) conducted graduation on December 4 at 9 a.m. in the Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center. The school graduated 33 officers, including four international officers from four other countries. The graduation speaker was Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas. He is a former Deputy Commandant of CGSC and a 1994 graduate of the Advanced Military Studies Program. All the photos from the graduation may be found at the following link:

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Wed, 2014-12-03 13:20

The National Security Roundtable is conducted semi-annually to inform civilian business, government, and non-profit leaders of the capability of the Command and General Staff College to research relevant national security issues and design and deliver education based on that research to provide agile adaptive and innovative leaders for America's armed forces.

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Mon, 2014-11-17 10:05

The Combat Studies Institute is pleased to publish this staff ride handbook for the War of 1812 in the Niagara region. Between 1812 and 1814, the US Army fought a series of actions centered on the thirty-seven mile river boundary separating the United States from what was then the British province of Upper Canada. There are two innovations with this volume: this study addresses three distinct and successive campaigns and it does not use strip maps for direction.

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Thu, 2014-11-13 15:10

The Command and General Staff College, welcomes members of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to Fort Leavenworth. The intent of the NASSP and U.S. Army Leadership and Professional Development Symposium is to bring together established secondary school principals and emerging leaders or "proté gés" from secondary schools around the country, to share professional development guidance with attendees to enhance their knowledge in support of school improvement efforts via discussion and demonstration of Army best practices in leader development. The symposium will provide tangible, applicable guidance and resources to symposium participants by presenting content and experiences that can inform or be applied by NASSP members.

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Tue, 2014-10-28 14:47

With the Taliban threatening Kandahar city in the summer of 2009, the Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry – part of the first Stryker brigade to deploy to Afghanistan – mounted a series of actions to destroy insurgent power in the region. Strykers in Afghanistan tells the story of the battalion’s initial operations, focusing on its difficult fight for the Arghandab Valley. The valley, located near Kandahar city, was a Taliban safehaven characterized by dense orchards and irrigation canals. This study recounts how the men of 1-17 IN took advantage of their equipment and adapted their tactics in the face of a determined foe defending complex terrain. To download a copy, please go to:

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Wed, 2014-10-08 08:44

Marine Corps Detachment Birthday Ball / Friday, November 7, 2014
Fort Leavenworth Frontier Conference Center
350 Biddle Blvd., Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027

Speaker: Brigadier General Thomas D. Weidley - President, Marine Corps University

1800 Social Hour - 1900 Ceremony & Dinner
Tickets: $40 (E-1 - E-5), $50 (SNCO), $65 (Officer & Civ)
Military Attire: Dinner/Mess Dress - Civilian Attire: Formal
Gift: K-Bar Bottle Opener & Coin for each guest

For Tickets:
Please RSVP by: October 31, 2014
Payment Contact: (913) 684-2256

Table Menu: Beef/Chicken Combo, Vegetarian, or Gluten Free / Cash Bar
Childcare Not Available

Hotel Reservations:

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Thu, 2014-09-25 11:17

Join us for this new lecture series, Great War Centennial, Sept. 30. Reception at 6 p.m., Presentation at 6:30 p.m., Arnold Conference Room, Lewis and Clark Center. Our presentation and discussion topic will be Marne 1914: The Battle of the Generals, Presented by Dr. Shawn Faulkner and Dr. Scott Stephenson, Department of Military History, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College with support provided by the CGSC Foundation, Inc.

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Thu, 2014-09-11 14:49

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno (right) is joined by Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commander of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth and Col. James Skelton in unveiling a print of Ike Skelton, the late Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. More than 200 dignitaries including Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo of Guam were on hand for the ceremony to officially rename the Posts Library the Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library. Col. Skelton, representing the Skelton family, donated papers from the Chairman’s personal collection to the Library. (US Army Photo by Dan Neal)

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Mon, 2014-09-08 11:34

Dedication of the Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library, Thursday 11 September 2014 at 11:00am. The ceremony will be hosted by Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno.

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