CGSC News Archive

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 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, 11/13/2014 - 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, 10/28/2014 - 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: http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/csi/.

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Wed, 10/08/2014 - 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: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/index.cfm?i=213730&k=0060410E7857
Please RSVP by: October 31, 2014
Payment Contact: (913) 684-2256
Email: usarmy.leavenworth.tradoc.mbx.cgsc-mcelm-web@mail.mil

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

Hotel Reservations: http://www.ihg.com/armyhotels/hotels/us/en/ft.-leavenworth/mfvwa/hoteldetail

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Thu, 09/11/2014 - 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, 09/08/2014 - 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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Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:35

The DoD is conducting a study to assess workplace relations and recent experiences of service members. #USArmy Soldiers have started receiving invitations to the Military Workplace Study. Participation is voluntary and confidential.

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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:37

Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes presents the Bronze Star Medal to Spec. Jason Ortega for his actions in Afghanistan from September 2013 - February 2014. Most notably, on Feb. 24, 2014, SPC Ortega and military working dog ,Jill, were part of an element assisting in the search of compounds in Nani Village. They were ambushed with small arms fire by insurgent forces. Spec. Ortega pinned Jill behind cover to keep her safe. He saw that the EOD technician who had been clearing the area with him was wounded and exposed. Spec. Ortega left his cover to recover his fellow warrior and drag him to safety. That is when Spec. Ortega realized he was wounded and he, along with Jill, were evacuated for care.

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Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:25

The TRADOC Governance Forum on 12-13 Aug 14 at the Lewis and Clark Center provides a method for TRADOC senior leaders to monitor assigned TRADOC missions and convey guidance, priorities and intent across multiple communities. The three forums held in the LCC are the Army Leader Development Forum (ALDF), Training Integration Forum (TIF), and TRADOC Quarterly Forces Review (QRF).

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Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:35

CGSOC 2015 Stagesetter with special guest speaker Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster; Thursday 14 August 2014 at 1pm at Eisenhower Aud., Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS.

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