MCCOE News Archive

Wed, 2015-09-02 16:54

Sergeant Major Thomas C. Reitmeier assumed responsibility as the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Mission Command Center of Excellence (MC CoE) in a Change of Responsibility Ceremony, September 1 at the Post Theater. Reitmeier comes to Fort Leavenworth from his most recent assignment as the Command Sergeant Major of the 189th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division West at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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Fri, 2015-07-31 09:31

The new logo for the Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) reflects the organization’s 30 years of service to the Army. CALL was established August 1, 1985, by the 30th Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. John A. Wickam Jr., in recognition of the need to collect lessons from training and combat operations and share them across the Army. “The Center for Army Lessons Learned is one of the oldest institutions in the Department of Defense that studies and distributes lessons and best practices in the United States Army and to Unified Action partners. Since its establishment … CALL identifies, collects, analyzes, disseminates and archives lessons and best practices at the tactical, operational and strategic levels, whether at home during training or deployed around the world." – Brig. Gen. Willard Burleson, Director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, Fort Leavenworth

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Tue, 2015-07-14 08:18

With the publication of Field Manual (FM) 6-22, Leader Development, the Army is helping Army leaders understand how to develop other leaders, their units, and themselves.

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Wed, 2015-06-24 09:03

A major revision of Army Doctrine Reference Publication, or ADRP 1, the Army Profession, includes a new chapter on the Army ethic. "With the addition of Chapter 2 to ADRP 1, we now have a concisely articulated, easily accessible, and understandable expression of the Army ethic," said Brig. Gen. Bill Burleson, director of the Mission Command Center of Excellence, or MC CoE.

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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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