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Wed, 2021-05-19 13:49

Combined Arms Center-Training Deputy Commander Col. Charles Lombardo and Mission Command Training Program’s Col. Eric Puls, Maj. Peter Coffman and Myron Reineke listen to French Army liaison officer Col. Francois Mariotti during an awards ceremony May 13, 2021 at Zais Park, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Mariotti presented the four with Médaille de la Défense nationale (French National Defence Medal) for their efforts supporting the recent multinational exercise, Warfighter 21-4. Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training. Visit https://www.army.mil/article/246584 to read the article.

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Tue, 2021-05-18 12:43

Retired Maj. Gen. Jeffrey N. Colt (right), senior mentor for the Mission Command Training Program, makes a comment on a draft chapter of Field Manual 3-0, “Operations,” May 18, 2021, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate is hosting a week-long review of the draft publication with six retired senior leaders, including one former Combined Arms Center Commanding General, participating in the process. The revised FM 3-0 will go through several more iterations before its final publication in mid-2022. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)

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Thu, 2021-05-13 09:39

Regardless of echelon, the Army needs units to be masters in a handful of fundamental tasks. By focusing an organization’s energy on a few, simple, achievable tasks, leaders create a purpose that directly contributes to the Army’s mission. Every effort in the organization begins and ends with that purpose in mind, from care for Soldiers to training, maintenance, and leader-development programs. Operations Group, National Training Center, has compiled an armored brigade combat team (ABCT) mission essential task (MET) crosswalk to generate discussion among leaders and better focus efforts within current resource limitations. This crosswalk distills Headquarters, Department of the Army-directed METs for an ABCT into high-payoff battle tasks and notes the common challenges units experience when training these tasks.

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Wed, 2021-05-05 14:04

Col. Tom Bolen, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Chief of Staff, addresses members of the CAC Team May 3 at Zais Park on Fort Leavenworth as members of his family listen in. Col. Bolen will depart CAC later this week after two-and-a-half years leading the CAC Staff. CAC Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Jim Rainey presented Col. Bolen with the Legion of Merit for his exceptionally meritorious service to CAC, Fort Leavenworth, and our Nation. The Bolen family will now head to Shaw Air Force Base, SC for their next assignment. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott Gibson)

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Fri, 2021-04-23 16:41

Mission Command Center of Excellence Chief of Operations Cam Wesson greets new U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Helton during a familiarization visit to the MCCoE headquarters April 20. An overview brief provided Helton with information on the diverse portfolio of missions resident in the organization. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)

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Fri, 2021-04-23 09:20

The U.S. Combined Arms Center hosted a change of responsibility ceremony for Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Dostie (right) and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Helton (left). Lt. Gen. James Rainey (center), CAC’s commanding general, presided over the ceremony. Dostie (outgoing) served as CAC’s senior enlisted advisor since 2018. Helton (incoming) previously served as Chief of Sergeants Major Management Division, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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Mon, 2021-04-05 10:23

Mission Command Center of Excellence leaders Brig. Gen. Charles Masaracchia (left) and Sgt. Maj. R.W. (Bill) Ferguson outline details of the Project Athena assessment program to battalion and brigade command teams from the School for Command Preparation, March 26, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The presentation focused on leader responsibilities to help Soldiers learn and grow in the areas they identify on their Individual Development Plan, and how aggregate (anonymous) data can inform professional development efforts at the unit level. Learn more at https://capl.army.mil (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)

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Fri, 2021-04-02 11:00

Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric C. Dostie hosted a Proclamation Signing ceremony April 1 to kick off the CAC and Fort Leavenworth’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year’s SAAPM Theme is “Building Cohesive Teams through Character, Trust and Resilience. Protecting People Protects Our Mission.” SAAPM month reinforces every member of the Army team’s responsibility to prevent sexual harassment, and associated retaliation, while ensuring professional, compassionate, and comprehensive care and support if these incidents occur. Eliminating sexual misconduct ensures the dignity and respect of members of the Army team, promotes cohesion, and ensures the readiness of Army formations. Lt. Gen Rainey addressed the attendees saying, “In well led cohesive units, every day is Sexual Assault Prevention Day,” -- For more information on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or to make a restricted or unrestricted report of sexual assault, Soldiers, adult Family members, and DA Civilians can call the Fort Leavenworth SHARP Hotline at 913-683-1443 or stop by the Fort Leavenworth SHARP Resource Center at 632 McClellan Avenue, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Additional support is available through the Department of Defense Safe Helpline at 877-995-5247.

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Wed, 2021-03-24 10:13

Click on image to read the Frontier 6 Sends message on one year of working together to mitigate the effects of COVID 19.

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Thu, 2021-03-04 16:15

Updated Fort Leavenworth mask policy as of March 3, 2021.

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