MCCOE News Archive

Thu, 2014-05-01 00:00

Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Commander Lt. Gen. Robert Brown presents incoming Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Brig. Gen. Willard M. Burleson III with his framed assumption of responsibility certificate August 28 at the Frontier Conference Center

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Thu, 2014-04-24 08:12

The Mission Command system must enable units to effectively execute MC WFF commander, staff, and additional tasks.

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Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – Nineteen soldiers graduated from the Mission Command Systems Integrator (MCSI) Course in a ceremony, April 18th, at the Directorate of Training and Strategy, ready to begin their new duties as Systems Integrators in their unit’s command posts.

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Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00

The concept of mission command has been a significant area of discussion and doctrinal development across the Department of Defense in recent years. It is, in fact, a central precept that guides the development of Joint Force 2020 and serves as the philosophical base for a range of initiatives, programs, and concepts both within the services and in joint organizations. Read the rest of the article by Dr. Christopher R. Paparone and George L. Topic Jr.

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Fri, 2014-02-28 06:44

Commanders must ensure actions, themes, and messages complement and reinforce each other to accomplish objectives.

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Fri, 2014-02-28 06:43

Disciplined initiative is action in the absence of orders, when existing orders no longer fit the situation, or when unforeseen opportunities or threats arise.

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Fri, 2014-02-28 06:43

The Performance Evaluation Guide supports the roll-out of the new OER. The guide is intended to assist the ratee, rater and senior rater in developing performance objectives, performing periodic performance counseling and completing the new OER. The Guide is a concise description of different performance levels of Army leadership competencies and attributes.

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Wed, 2014-02-12 07:35

Commanders that foster mutual trust and shared understanding within their command and with unified action partners.

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Wed, 2014-02-12 07:13

Commanders, staffs, and units must be proficient in organizing and employing the MC system.

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Wed, 2013-12-04 23:00

The U.S. Army recently, for the first time in its history, defined itself as a modern military profession: “a unique vocation of experts certified in the design, generation, support and ethical application of landpower, serving under civilian authority and entrusted to defend the Constitution and the rights and interests of the American People” (Army Doctrine Reference Publication [ADRP] 1 The Army Profession). Though founded and structured as a government bureaucracy even before the American Revolution, since its professionalization in the late 1800s, Army leaders have sought to conform the institution’s character and behavior to that of a military profession. No less is required to execute the Army’s moral purpose and mission—the defense of our republic. Furthermore, only within a profession characterized by military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, stewardship and trust (ADRP 1) can volunteer soldiers and civilians serve and develop as Army professionals, not simply as jobholders. Read the rest of the article by Col. (Ret) Don M. Snider

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