MCCOE News Archive

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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Fri, 2014-09-05 09:52

(3 Sep 2014)---Sept-Oct 2014 Military Review, 'Noncommissioned Officers and Mission Command' by SGM Dennis Eger, HQa, Mission Command Center of Excellence (MC CoE) --- SGM Eger's insights 2 it is important that NCOs at all levels understand and support this doctrinal concept.

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Thu, 2014-08-28 16:03

Maj. Jerimiah J. Corbin, chief of operations for the Center for Lessons Learned (CALL), assists Brig. Gen. Enver Cikaqi, commander of the Kosovo Security Forces Training and Doctrine Command, present training certificates to students at the conclusion of lessons-learned training. Corbin and Phil Andrews from CALL were in Kosovo Oct 6-17 to provide advice and assistance to the Kosovo Security Force in establishing a lessons-learned program.

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Mon, 2014-06-30 14:38

The Center for Army Leadership (CAL) facilitated a leadership seminar, February 6, hosting Mark Gilreath, founder, President and CEO of EndoChoice a medical technology company. EndoChoice has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Gilreath began his career serving in the U.S. Navy in Naval Intelligence during Operation DESERT STORM. A proven builder of successful teams, he discussed techniques and best practices for building and leading cohesive teams. He serves with Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, CG, CAC on the Duke/Cole Leadership Board of Directors.

Look for an announcement about the next CAL-hosted Leader Exchange (ALx), currently scheduled for May 6 in Eisenhower Auditorium at the Lewis & Clark Building here.

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Mon, 2014-06-30 14:37

The Army Mission Command Strategy (AMCS) provides a common understanding, a shared vision, and a framework to achieve unity of effort for implementing mission command. The strategy's ultimate goal is an Army-wide understanding and effective practice of the mission command philosophy and warfighting function.
Click here to read the Army Mission Command Strategy.
Click here to see a video of CAC former CG GEN Perkins' discussion of Mission Command at the AUSA Mission Command Symposium in Kansas City, 18 June.

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