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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 ...Read More
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: More
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. ...Read More
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. ...Read More
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....Read More
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: More