CGSC News Archive

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:44

CGSC's Dean of Academics, Dr. Chris King, gave a leader development talk to high school students from the Youth Leader Institute 23 July 2014 located out of Overland Park, KS. (View Photos)

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Wed, 2014-07-23 15:41

The Combined Arms Center, Leader Development & Education welcomes CSM Micheal H. Clowser (and his family) as the new LD&E CSM. The ceremony was held on 21 July 2014 in the Arnold Conference room of the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS. (View Photos)

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Tue, 2014-07-15 10:55

The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation’s Command & General Staff Officer Course Class of 2014-2015 begins with a Flag Ceremony honoring the nations participating Wednesday, July 16, at 2 p.m. in the Benning Club’s Regimental Room. A student from each of the 13 countries represented in the class will post his/her national flag in what has become a tradition in WHINSEC’s longest and most prestigious course

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Tue, 2014-07-15 10:52

Kazakhstan National Defense University (KZ NDU) Opens New Campus in Astana Director of the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies Lieutenant General Keith Dayton (Ret.) represented the United States at the July 4 opening of the new National Defense University facilities. He observed NDU graduation ceremonies, participated in a conference on professional military education in Kazakhstan, and officially transferred the "U.S. Warfighting Resource Center" classroom to the NDU commandant. The Resource Center donation included over 100 textbooks and 5 military journal subscriptions contributed by the Army War College, the Combined and General Staff College, Air University, and the Marshall Center.

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Wed, 2014-07-09 15:55

Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commanding General Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, opens Solarium 2014 with a talk on identifying Army issues and proposing solutions to as many as possible. Solarium 2014, an Army chief of staff (CSA) initiative, is an effort to inform and shape the future direction of the U.S. Army. This project brings together 100 senior captains from across the Army - active, reserve and National Guard - to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, from July 9-11, 2014. The captains will identify strategic issues that affect the Army of the future in the areas of talent management, vision and branding, mission command, culture, training, and education. They will analyze these areas, identify the issues and directly provide the recommended solutions to the CSA. (More on Solarium 2014 at http://www.army.mil/standto/archive_2014-06-30/?s_cid=standto)

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Tue, 2014-07-08 16:20

In 2011, a US Army infantry battalion and allied Afghan security forces entered the Watapur Valley in northeastern Afghanistan to destroy an insurgent training base. Before achieving that objective, however, the Soldiers of the 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry and their Afghan partners became decisively engaged with a determined foe on the ridgelines high above the valley. Hammer Down tells the story of that battle and explains its meaning in the larger context of the Afghan Campaign.

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Wed, 2014-05-28 08:54

As the Army moves forward with Mission Command as its command philosophy, Combat Studies Institute offers a new work titled “16 Cases of Mission Command.” This collection of historical cases seeks to sharpen Soldiers' understanding of the command doctrine by providing examples from the past in which Mission Command principles played a decisive role. Some cases show junior officers following their commander’s intent and exercising disciplined initiative in very chaotic combat operations. To download a copy go to http://1.usa.gov/15TYOm4.

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:49

The Combat Studies institute is proud to announce its interactive iBook Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan

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