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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:50

Lt. Gen. Sir Nick Carter, Commander of Land Forces for the British Army visits with Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Combined Arms Center Commanding General, on Friday, 28 February as part of the Kermit Roosevelt Lecture Exchange Series. The purpose of this lecture series is to foster better understanding between the militaries of the United States and the United Kingdom. (US Army Photo by Scott Gibson)

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:49

The Combat Studies institute is proud to announce its interactive iBook Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:47

Members of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership program visited Fort Leavenworth and the Command and General Staff College Feb. 13 to learn about the Fort's impact and Army efforts to promote agriculture in Afghanistan. The visitors heard about the Fort's missions and units and had an opportunity to talk with the Deputy to the Commanding General. The program is a two-year course offering intensive study, training and travel for future leaders in agriculture and rural communities. It is headquartered at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:44

Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, incoming Commander of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth takes the CAC guidon from the TRADOC Commander, Gen. Robert W. Cone as LTG (P) David G. Perkins, the departing CAC Commander looks on. In his next duty assignment, LTG (P) Perkins will replace Cone as the Commander of TRADOC. (US Army Photos by Dan Neal)

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:42

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. The guide provides pointers about how to prepare to observe a subordinate's performance and provides examples of what each of the ten competencies and thirteen attributes look like as well as example performance behaviors related to leadership competencies and attributes. Click here to read more about the U.S. Army Performance Evaluation Guide.

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:40

Col. Matt Anderson welcomes Combat Training Center Conference attendees to Fort Leavenworth. At the conference, Army leaders discussed how the CTCs will train Soldiers and develop leaders. Anderson is the director of the Combat Training Center Directorate.

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:40

The purpose of this guide is to provide the company grade leader a reference that will allow him to better understand his role as member of a US staff and interface with higher levels of command in terms of US doctrine, tactics, terminology and organization. It is not meant to be all encompassing, and users are encouraged to modify or adapt it to their own needs.
Click this CAC enabled link to get a copy of this document: Staff Officer's Guide Download

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Wed, 2014-05-14 12:36

Leader development is fundamental to our Army, particularly to an Army of preparation. We are currently out of balance given the emphasis we have had to place on warfighting. This strategy will help the Army re-balance the three crucial leader development components of training, education, and experience. This Army Leader Development Strategy (ALDS) provides vision and guidance on ends, ways, and means for developing leaders of all cohorts that exercise Mission Command while planning, preparing, executing, and assessing Unified Land Operations to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. Leaders must understand the strategic environment, be able to think critically and creatively, visualize solutions, and describe and communicate crucial information to achieve shared understanding, collaborate, and build teams.
Click here to watch a video about Army Leader Development Strategy 2013.

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