IMSD CGSOC Inbound Information

Welcome to the Command and General Staff College!

The International Programs Assistant with the International Military Student Division (IMSD) will communicate detailed guidance to the Security Cooperation Offices to assist in preparing their officers to attend the Command and General Staff Officer Course.

Security Cooperation Officers and inbound International Military Students are encouraged to contact IMSD directly via the link at the bottom of this page. You may also call us at the following phone numbers:

Desk:  (+001) 913-684-7318 / DSN 552-7318
Fax:   (+001) 913-684-7333 / DSN 552-7333

Official IMSD E-mail (FOR SAO/EMBASSY/ATTACHÉ USE ONLY): usarmy.leavenworth.tradoc.mbx.cgsc-imsd@mail.mil

"Information Booklet for International Military Student" is provided in your welcome packet upon your arrival and can also be accessed here.


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Organization of the International Military Student - Student Body

The IMS cohort will have an internal organization consisting of a Chief of Staff who is "among equals", and a number of group leaders and committee members sufficient to accomplish the goals of the group. Elective credit is granted to some positions at the determination of the Director, IMSD.

  • The Chief of Staff orchestrates the flow of information to the IMS Student Body. This position allows for 0-54 credit hours to be awarded for Advanced Application Program credits.
  • Two or three Group Leaders each represent 1/2 or 1/3 of the IMS Student Body. They provide accountability assistance during group travel to Field Studies Program activities.
  • The following committee positions are also available:
    • IMS Class Treasurer, IMS Class Secretary, Yearbook Committee, Fund-Raising Committee, Class Gift Committee