The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate (CADD) hosted its annual Doctrine Developers Forum Nov. 6-7 at Fort Leavenworth’s Marshall Auditorium. The event brought together more than 50 doctrine writers from across the Army to plan and synchronize efforts for the coming year. This forum also provides an opportunity for the CADD staff to update proponents and Centers of Excellence on developing trends and upcoming changes in Army doctrine and helps to establish priorities for future efforts. The 2019 Doctrine Developers Forum will be held in late October 2019 and is open to all individuals with an interest or responsibility in writing and developing Army doctrinal publications. (U.S. Army photo by Dan Neal)...Read More
Former Vice Chief of Staff of the Army retired Gen. Peter Chiarelli addresses students and faculty from the Command and General Staff Officers Course and the School of Advanced Military Studies as part of the Army Leader Exchange program Nov. 6 at Fort Leavenworth. The ALx, administered by the Center for Army Leadership, is a community of practice dedicated to enabling professional conversation on all things leadership and leader development. (U.S. Army photo by Dan Neal)...Read More
MCCoE Senior Enlisted Advisor Sgt. Maj. Christopher Prosser delivers a motivational message to new sergeants as guest speaker for the 705th Military Police Battalion’s NCO Induction Ceremony Nov. 2 at the Fort Leavenworth Theater. During the ceremony, the senior enlisted members of the 705th welcomed 23 Soldiers from five companies to the ranks of the noncommissioned officer corps. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Carlos Soto (right), the U.S. Army’s symbologist and terminologist, discusses briefing notes with colleagues during a meeting of subject matter experts from across the Army, Joint Force and partner nations as part of the annual Military Symbology Standards Configuration Management held Oct. 22-26. The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate hosted the Defense Information Systems Agency-led meeting which serves as a forum for collaboration on the military symbol lexicon in order to maintain interoperability in support of doctrine and command and control systems. ...Read More
Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Commander Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy presents a coin to Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Rapp, Mission Command Center of Excellence Irregular Warfare Proponent Office, Oct. 19. Rapp received his coin for providing critical staff work and synchronizing irregular warfare organizations and capabilities in support of CAC and higher Army headquarters. Two other Force Modernization Proponent Center Soldiers, Maj. Mark Lemanski (left) and Sgt. 1st Class James Smith (not pictured), also received coins at the ceremony. (U.S. Army Photo by Cam Wesson)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman explains a point during an organizational Town Hall meeting Oct. 19. Topics included takeaways from his first 90 days in the job, a snapshot of MCCoE activities, and a look at what lies ahead for FY19. (Photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman visited the Information Operations Qualification Course Oct. 12 and provided his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for integrating IO into the operational process. Nineteen students are attending the 12-week course, with more than half the students in this iteration coming from National Guard and Reserve units....Read More
Lt. Col. Damon Wagner, deputy branch chief, Mission Command Digital Master Gunner Course, briefs Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Guden, Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, on the purpose, scope and demographics of the course Oct. 17 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. During his trip, Guden also met with the Mission Command Center of Excellence senior enlisted advisor and other senior leaders within the organization....Read More
The Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE) develops, integrates and synchronizes Leader Development, Army Profession, and Mission Command requirements and solutions to prepare leaders and units to successfully exercise Mission Command during the execution of Unified Land Operations.
The MCCoE is fully committed to developing and delivering current and relevant Leader Development, Army Profession and Mission Command DOTMLPF (Doctrine-Organization-Training-Materiel-Leadership and education-Personnel-Facilities) solutions for the warfighter based on lessons learned from current operations and analysis of future operations.
The MCCoE was established in 2010 as the Army lead for implementing Mission Command across the force. The MCCoE was tasked to: determine MC WfF requirements; identify future MC capabilities; integrate MC across the DOTMLPF domains; and present resource-informed, outcomes-based MC and MC-related recommendations and solutions.