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Combined Arms Center Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin presents the Certificate of Retirement to the Mission Command Center of Excellence Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Charles J. Masaracchia during a May 20 retirement ceremony in the Frontier Conference Center on Fort Leavenworth. Brig. Gen. Masaracchia will leave the Army with more than 32 years of Service to our Nation. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott Gibson)...Read More
Two new Field Manuals (FM) 5-0, Planning and Orders Production, and FM 6-0, Commander and Staff Organization and Operations, are now available on the Army Publishing Directorate website. This release marks the return of an FM 5-0 (formerly The Operations Process and rescinded in 2012) and rebrands the publication as a dedicated Army planning manual. Read more at https://www.army.mil/article/256079?linkId=165385367...Read More
Howard Brewington (right), deputy director Mission Command Center of Excellence, points out an item of interest to Vice Chief of Staff of the Army (VCSA) Gen. Joseph Martin at MCCoE headquarters, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., April 29, 2022. The U.S. Army Center for the Army Profession and Leadership team briefed the VCSA on leader development initiatives such as Project Athena and efforts to help improve unit command climate. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Howard Brewington (center), deputy director, Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE), provides opening remarks on the organizational portfolio to Gen. André Luis Novaes Miranda (left), Department of Education and Culture, Brazilian Army, during a briefing at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 28, 2022. Briefing topics focused on leader development programs such as Project Athena and the Command Assessment Program. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth passes a coin to Marilyn Willis-Grider, team lead, Project Athena Operations, Center for the Army Profession and Leadership, at a ceremony March 21, 2022, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. From Project Athena’s inception, Willis-Grider led in coordinating assessment acquisition, developing training products, conducting training, and coordinating implementation and daily scheduling across all 17 branch schools for officers, noncommissioned officers, and Army Civilian Professionals. (Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs)...Read More
Howard Brewington, deputy director, Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE), answers a question from the audience during a town hall meeting at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Feb. 23, 2022. Topics for discussion included workplace survey results, civilian hiring practices, and organizational standards. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence’s Sgt. Maj. Robert W. “Bill” Ferguson (right) and the Center for the Army Profession and Leadership’s Sgt. Maj. Timothy Nellessen deliver opening remarks about the leader development benefits of Project Athena to noncommissioned officers at 2nd Infantry Division, Feb. 23, 2022. Project Athena is a leader development program designed to inform and motivate Soldiers to embrace personal and professional self-development. To learn more visit https://capl.army.mil/. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Michael Kitchens, chief of concepts and doctrine for the Army’s knowledge management program, briefs Soldiers from the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) Operations Group A during a senior leader executive seminar on the Army’s knowledge management program at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, February 9, 2022. Knowledge management is the Army’s process of enabling knowledge flow to enhance shared understanding, learning and decision making. Read the full story at https://www.army.mil/article/253913. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Orlandon Howard, MCTP Public Affairs)...Read More


MCCoE, as the lead for the Mission Command Force Modernization Proponent and the Command and Control Warfighting Function, conducts continuous DOTMLPF-P analysis to identify, develop, integrate, and synchronize C2 requirements and solutions in order to best prepare leaders and formations to successfully exercise the C2 of multidomain operations during competition, crisis, and conflict, across the competition continuum.


We are a standards-based organization, driven by a mission to jointly develop the standards of the current and future force. Our wide expertise and professionalism connects the enterprise to the warfighter, developing the people, process, products, and capabilities for the Way Point 2029 force to win in the mid-term and the AimPoint 2035 force to win far-term. We own the mandate for command and control (C2) - for leader decision making at all levels-for a force that wins in any environment.