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Students in Information Operations Qualification Course 20-002 take part in classroom instruction, with students participating virtually via Microsoft Teams, on Sept. 11, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. This is the first IOQC course conducted under a hybrid model of in-person and virtual instruction. These adjustments allow the instructional team to overcome COVID-19 challenges and continue the mission of providing the force with professionals prepared to take on the information fight. (Courtesy photo)...Read More
The Mission Command Center of Excellence welcomed Gen. Edward M. Daly (right), Army Materiel Command commanding general, to the headquarters Aug. 18. MCCoE Deputy Director Howard K. Brewington (left) and Sgt. Maj. Robert W. Ferguson discussed several topics with the general including leader development, driving change in command and control, and sustainment. (Courtesy photo) ...Read More
These Knowledge Management (KM) case studies highlight where an empowered KM officer applied KM principles to solve a problem. The KM officers in each case study achieved success by exercising initiative, applying critical and creative thinking, and ultimately delivering a capability or process that made their teams more effective and efficient. The Army’s data, information, and knowledge environment will continue to become more complex. These case studies provide illustrative examples of KM practices in action, and stimulate thinking among leaders and staffs looking to harness the power of KM in their headquarters. ...Read More
The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate presents episode 2 of its “Breaking Doctrine” podcast series: “North Korean Tactics.” This podcast complements the release of Army Techniques Publication 7-100.2 of the same name. In this episode, CADD Director Col. Rich Creed and experts from Training and Doctrine Command G-2 discuss this publication and how this adversary's forces think and act at the tactical level. Listen today on Apple or Google podcasts. ...Read More
COL Chris Reichart (third from right) hosts an outdoor, socially distanced ceremony June 26 to recognize five team members from the Force Modernization Proponent Center departing the organization and Fort Leavenworth this summer. FMPC is the executive agent for Total Army Force Modernization responsibilities to meet Army requirements for Army knowledge management, information operations, military deception, operations security, and personnel recovery. (Courtesy photo)...Read More
Lt. Gen. James Rainey and members of the Combined Arms Center and Mission Command Center of Excellence staffs said farewell to MCCoE Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman and his wife Carolyn during an awards ceremony June 16 in Fort Leavenworth’s Zais Park. Crissman, director since June 2018, will depart later this month to assume duties as the Deputy Commanding General for U.S. Army Central. In his remarks, Crissman reflected on his time with MCCoE as fixing a “hole in his swing” by giving him an opportunity to work within Training and Doctrine Command. “I’ve had some pretty tough jobs, but this is the toughest job I’ve ever had. Not because of any one thing, but because of the breadth and depth of all the things that we touch and that shape the Army on a daily basis,” he said. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs) ...Read More
Lt. Col. Scott Hammond, Center for Army Lessons Learned military analyst (forward), interviews Mr. Ted Flaherty, senior intelligence analyst, U.S. Army Africa G-2 Analysis and Control Element, as part of a COVID-19 response collection at USARAF headquarters May 12, 2020. (Courtesy photo)...Read More
Center for Army Lessons Learned Director Col. Chris Keller (center) conducted a socially distanced promotion ceremony for military analyst Lt. Col. Chris Watkins, May 21, 2020. The ceremony included a small in-person gathering, with a larger audience participating and providing congratulatory messages via Microsoft Teams. (courtesy photo)...Read More

Mission

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 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.

Vision

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.