MCCOE News Archive

Thu, 2015-05-07 11:30

The Army Leadership Exchange (ALx) held an Army Leadership Exchange Panel, May 6. The Panel continued the ongoing professional discussion on 'Leadership Through a Changing Environment,' moving outside the military perspective and delving into "Authentic Leadership." The speakers included Mr. Bob Chapman (center), Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, and Mr. Simon Sinek (right), Author of 'Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't' and RAND Corporation adjunct staff member advising on matters of military innovation and planning. Both gentlemen are noted experts in authentic leadership both in practice and in theory. The Panel was led by Col. Christopher Croft (left), director of the Center for Army Leadership (CAL), the Panel took place in Eisenhower Auditorium, Fort Leavenworth. (photo by Dan Neal)

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Wed, 2015-04-29 12:31

Lieutenant General Robert B. Brown; Commanding General, US Army Combined Arms Center (CAC) and Fort Leavenworth, KS; Commandant, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College open the Non-commissioned Officer (NCO) Solarium on the morning of April 29, 2015. The event brings together 84 sergeants first class and master sergeants, including first sergeants, to CAC through May 1. Through the Solarium the sergeants will identify issues and provide recommendations to the Sergeant Major of the Army.

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Tue, 2015-04-14 14:20

The top Non-commissioned Officers in the Army, TRADOC, CAC and the Mission Command Center of Excellence fielded questions and concerns directly from the field during the outbrief of the first-ever NCO Solarium Friday in Marshall Auditorium of the Mission Command Center of Excellence. The Non-commissioned Officer Solarium 2015, a Sergeant Major of the Army initiative, is a significant effort to inform and shape the future direction of the U.S. Army. This effort brings together 84 sergeants first class and master sergeants, including first sergeants, to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, from April 29 to May 1, 2015. Through this initiative, these NCOs will identify issues that will have an impact on the Army into the foreseeable future and provide recommendations to the SMA. Pictured are (L-R): Cmd. Sgt. Maj. David S. Davenport, Sr. TRADOC SSM; Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey; Cmd. Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull, CAC CSM, and SGM Dennis A. Eger, sergeant major of MCCoE. (photo by Scott Gibson)

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Tue, 2015-04-14 13:20

Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, welcomes the capacity crowd of Army, industry and academia leaders at the day-long Human Dimension Cognitive Dominance Symposium, April 14, 2015 at the Frontier Conference Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The attendees are looking at how to prepare the Army of 2025 and Beyond by optimizing the performance of every Soldier and Civilian in the Total Force.

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Mon, 2015-03-30 15:39

Maj. Thomas Root, (Center of picture) a student of the Command and General Staff Officers Course, briefed the Commanders of TRADOC, (Gen. David G. Perkins); CAC (Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown); and the Mission Command Center of Excellence (Brig Gen. Willard M. Burleson III) on the Army Operating Concept during the first Majors Colloquium held at Fort Leavenworth's Lewis and Clark Center. The 84 Army Majors at the Colloquium were provided the opportunity to recommend solutions to some of the Army's most difficult challenges directly to Army Senior Leaders. The key topics discussed included: training, Mission Command, talent management, diversity, education, and the Army Operating Concept. The briefing was the culmination of a five-month process.

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Fri, 2015-02-27 11:56

Some of the Army’s most senior leaders converged on Fort Leavenworth along with Captains from throughout the Army for the 2015 Captain Solarium Feb, 26. The Solarium is a monumental effort to inform and shape the future direction of the U.S. Army. The CPTs analyzed topics of importance to the Army and provided solutions directly to the CSA that address challenges embodied in the AOC. In attendance were (L-R) Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commander of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center; Sgt. Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey; Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Army chief of staff; Gen. David G. Perkins, commander of U.S Army Training and Doctrine Command; and Cmd. Sgt. Major David S. Davenport.

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Wed, 2015-01-28 10:30

The Center for Army Leadership held the Army Leader Exchange (ALx) Panel, "Leadership Through A Changing Environment" with special emphasis on branding, on Jan. 27, 2015 in Marshall Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center. Guest speakers were Dr. Neeli Bendapudi, Dean of University of Kansas Business School; Maj. Gen. Jimmie O. Keenan, Deputy Commanding General (Operations) U.S. Army Medical Command and Chief, Army Nursing Corps; Mr. Matt Whiat, Truly Human Leadership; and Mr. Mark Donovan, President of the Kansas City Chiefs. More photos

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Thu, 2015-01-22 13:52

The Center for Army Leadership (CAL) facilitated a leadership seminar hosting Ori Brafman, co-author of “The Starfish and the Spider,” as part of the Army Leadership Exchange (ALx) series of forums.

The discussion focused on how leaders make the Army more distributed as we face a more distributed enemy. The audience of officers and NCOs from across the Combined Arms Center (CAC) actively participated in the discussion and engaged Brafman about the challenges in creating decentralized networks within an extremely bureaucratic and structured organization.

CAL plans to continue hosting dynamic and diverse speakers to participate in the ALx. The next event "Leadership Through a Changing Environment" is scheduled for January 27 at 1 p.m. in Marshall Auditorium at the Lewis & Clark Building here. Guest speakers will include: Maj. Gen. Jimmie O. Keenan, Chief Army Nurse Corps; Mr. Mark Donovan, President Kansas City Chiefs; Mr. Matt Whiat, Truly Human Leadership; and Dr. Neeli Bendapudi, Dean of Business School at the University of Kansas.

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Wed, 2015-01-21 07:58

“Leadership Through a Changing Environment” A Leader Exchange Panel, January 27, 12:30-5 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, Lewis & Clark Building at Fort Leavenworth will look at how the Army develops leaders in a 21st century operating environment of uncertainty, unpredictability, constant change and unknowable's.

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Fri, 2014-12-05 14:39

Commander 360 Program In October, the Army launched the CDR360 program, a new assessment for battalion and brigade commanders in which they receive feedback from leaders, peers and subordinates throughout their organization. Click here to learn more about the CDR360 Program.

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