MCCOE News Archive

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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Tue, 2015-03-24 09:34

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – The Combined Arms Center (CAC) will hold a symposium to discuss how to prepare the Army of 2025 and Beyond, and seek assistance from academia and industry's senior leaders in building human performance.

The forum will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 14, 2015 at the Frontier Conference Center, 350 Biddle Blvd., Fort Leavenworth.

To build the Force of 2025 and Beyond, the Army is looking for innovative ways to use current and future concepts to enable cognitive dominance in today’s complex operational environment and prepare units to win in a complex world.

Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commander of the Combined Arms Center, will talk about executing cognitive dominance in support of the Human Dimension Concept. Cognitive dominance is optimizing intellectual, physical, emotional strength to achieve advantage over a situation or adversary.

Guest speaker presentations will be followed by a senior leader panel discussion about Cognitive Training/Emotional Intelligence and breakout sessions:

  • Army War Fighting Challenge (AWFC) #9, Improve Soldier, Leader, Team performance
  • Building mutual Trust
  • Cognitive Biases and Decision Making

For additional information see the Flyer . To register for the CAC Human Dimension Cognitive Dominance Symposium contact: 913-684-4530.

To register for the CAC Human Dimension Cognitive Dominance Symposium:

The registration deadline is April 7, 2015.

There is no registration fee for the event. Lunch will be provided at the location and will be $9.95.
CAC, Fort Leavenworth, is a major subordinate headquarters of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. It has often been referred to as the "Intellectual Center of the Army.” CAC develops and integrates Army leader development, doctrine, education, lessons learned, functional training, training support, training development, and proponent responsibilities in order to support mission command and prepare the Army to successfully conduct unified land operations in a joint, inter-agency, inter-governmental, multinational environment.

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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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Wed, 2014-11-19 17:15

Solarium 2015 brought 84 senior Amy Captains to Fort Leavenworth, 24-26 February 2015, to analyze topics in the Army Operating Concept (AOC): Win in a Complex World 2020-2040. They shared their thoughts and recommended solutions to challenges embodied in the AOC with the CSA, SMA, and TRADOC and CAC Commanders. READ MORE in Article 3 of a 4-part series from the Army News Service about Solarium 2015.(Army photo by Dan Neal)

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