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Fri, 2016-11-18 14:35

Col. Mike Pappal, CALL director, presents Brigadier Angus Watson, Assistant Chief of Staff Warfare, British Army, with a plaque in appreciation for the cooperation and support between our lessons learned organizations. This visit is part of an annual US/UK lessons and doctrine exchange. While at Fort Leavenworth, the general and his team were briefed on the U.S. Army lessons learned process and integration; key joint and unified action partner lessons learned from joint exercises and ongoing operations; and tactical and operational lessons from training exercises, highlighting both combat training center rotations and home station training.

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Thu, 2016-11-17 09:44

BG James Mingus, director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, presented certificates of excellence to two members of the CALL team as part of a recent organizational morale event. COL Mike Pappal, CALL director, highlighted the work of these two individuals and thanked them for their dedication to the CALL mission.

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Tue, 2016-11-08 13:58

Mark Moncure, Army Capabilities Integration Center, presents “Army Warfighting Challenges” to the CALL leadership and staff during a professional development session held in Grant Auditorium Nov. 3. ARCIC and CALL leaders met earlier in the day to discuss how the two organizations can support each other in the future. The professional development session continued this dialogue by facilitating discussion of prospective collaborative activities.

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Thu, 2016-10-20 13:58

CALL visited the School of Command Preparation Oct. 12 to share products and information with future and currently serving brigade and battalion commanders and command sergeants major. CALL products can be ordered online at https://call2.army.mil (CAC required) and orders will ship to your unit within 24-48 hours.

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Mon, 2016-10-17 09:52

Col. Yasutatsu Adachi, director of Japan Center for Ground Self-Defense Force Lessons Learned, conducted an orientation visit with Center for Army Lessons Learned. During his trip, Adachi met with the CALL director, deputy director, and division chiefs, strengthening collaboration between the U.S. Army and GSDF Lessons Learned centers. At the conclusion of the visit, Col. Michael Pappal, CALL director, presented Adachi with a plaque as a token of gratitude for the continued bond between the two organizations.

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Mon, 2016-09-26 14:15

The tactical lessons in multinational interoperability contained in this newsletter are not unique to the NATO alliance but are, however, transcendent to any situation in which a military coalition of nations must form, build a cohesive team, and operate seamlessly against a common enemy at the tactical level of warfare. This newsletter's collection of articles is intended to supplement and reinforce those lessons described in our publication of the Multinational Interoperability Reference Guide (CALL Handbook 16-18). Thus, the goal is to provide tactical-level insights and lessons gleaned from numerous multinational exercises that military leaders can use to logically approach the complexities of interoperability in multinational environments.

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Mon, 2016-09-26 13:02

Lt. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center commander, and Col. Michael F. Pappal, Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) director, unveil the Army Superior Unit Award presented to CALL at the CAC workforce update Friday, Sept. 23, as Marcus Majure, CALL deputy director stands by. The Army recognized CALL for outstanding meritorious service in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating lessons learned to the total Army force and its global unified action partners during the period July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015. (Photo by Dan Neal, Army University)

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Fri, 2016-09-23 12:21

Director of the Army National Guard, Lt. Gen. Timothy Kadavy, visited the Center for Army Lessons Learned during his trip to the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth on Sept. 22. During his visit he learned about the Army Lessons Learned Forum and how CALL gathers lessons and best practices and distributes them to the Army. Lt. Gen. Kadavy and Col. Michael Pappal, CALL director, discussed the ways CALL and the National Guard can share information to enhance training both at home station and at the combat training centers. Pictured (left to right) are Lt. Col. Perry Tangen, CALL NG liaison; Col. Stanley Toy, chief of staff CAC ARNG; Lt. Gen. Kadavy; Col. Pappal; Brig. Gen. Troy Galloway, deputy commanding general CAC ARNG; and Marcus Majure, CALL deputy director.

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