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Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Doug Crissman (left) makes a point during an update brief from Center for Army Lessons Learned Director Col. Mike Lawson (center), August 14, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Center for Army Lessons Learned Analyst Marvin Decker discusses CALL products with a student in the School for Command Preparation’s Pre-Command Course during an on-site visit, August 7, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
This revision represents an evolution of mission command doctrine, reflecting lessons learned since 2012. ADP 6-0 clarifies and simplifies the term mission command, while also reintroducing command and control to the doctrine lexicon. These updates also align our terminology with joint and allied doctrine and the network modernization strategy. ...Read More
Michael Formica (center), Deputy to the Commanding General for the Combined Arms Center, listens to a point made by Mission Command Center of Excellence Deputy Director Tom Jordan (right) during a MCCoE overview briefing, August 2, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman discusses the aspects of mission command seen in the Lewis and Clark expedition as part of a presentation to students in the Army Management Staff College’s Continuing Education for Senior Leaders Course, July 30, 2019. The full presentation, "Developing Leaders to Exercise Mission Command," can be viewed via ALx at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT7V--GCyHw&t=184s. (Photo by Chad Cardwell, Army Management Staff College)...Read More
Center for Army Lessons Learned analyst Phil Andrews (center) discusses observations with observer-controller/trainers during the combined arms rehearsal for 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, at Exercise Talisman Sabre 19, July 25, 2019. Talisman Sabre is a bilateral combined Australian and U.S. training event designed to practice planning and conducting combined and joint task force operations and improve combat readiness and interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces. (Courtesy Photo)...Read More
Army Leader Exchange will welcome Maj. Josh Powers, founder of "The Field Grade Leader" blog on August 15, 1:30 p.m., Arnold Conference Room, Lewis and Clark Center. Powers will discuss “Self-Development through Extended Influence: Incorporating Digital Tools to Educate Yourself and Contribute to Our Profession.” The presentation will also stream via Facebook Live at Facebook.com/armyleaderexchange. ...Read More
System administrators from across Fort Leavenworth participated in new equipment training to install Command Post Computing Environment software onto their organizational servers, July 23-26, 2019. CPCE is the primary computing environment under the common operating environment initiative, a major Army network modernization strategy line of effort of the Network Cross-Functional Team. It supports command posts and combat operations and is designed to be interoperable with mounted and mobile/handheld systems. The fielding to the Command and General Staff College, Mission Command Training Program, Mission Command Battle Lab, Mission Training Complex, and the National Simulation Center will support the education of Soldiers and the training of units. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More


MC CoE, as the lead for the Mission Command Warfighting Function, conducts continuous DOTMLPF-P analysis to identify, develop, integrate, and synchronize Mission Command requirements and solutions in order to best prepare leaders and formations to successfully exercise Mission Command during the execution of Unified Land Operations.


To sustain our reputation within CAC, TRADOC, and the Army as an engaged, responsive, and professional organization seen to be leading change and producing results in our lane, supporting key initiatives and partners where required, and contributing to the wider capability development enterprise with quality Mission Command solutions for the Army of today and tomorrow.