MCCOE News Archive

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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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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