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This guide addresses three key areas to improved multinational interoperability: introducing a common understanding of interoperability; exploring a framework encompassing the human, procedural, and technical domain solutions to improved interoperability; and showing how leaders can integrate "planning for interoperability" within the operations process. ...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman listens to his Chief of Operations Cam Wesson (on screen) during a distributed Director’s Synchronization Meeting March 24, 2020. Many MCCoE employees are conducting operations remotely in accordance with local public health guidelines to help stem the spread of COVID 19. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman presents Sgt. Maj. Christopher Prosser and his wife Michelle with a gift as part of a farewell ceremony March 13, 2020, at the MCCoE headquarters. Prosser served as the MCCoE sergeant major since April 2018 and leaves to assume duties as the command sergeant major of White Sands Missile Range. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
The Army Combat Fitness Test is the means to validate a Soldier and unit’s physical readiness training; it shows how effective this training is in preparing Soldiers for the combat tasks they have to perform. This publication supplements the Army’s physical testing doctrine for the initial operation capability period, Fiscal Year 20, 01 October 2019 to 30 September 2020. The principal audience is leaders at all organizational levels....Read More
Saidmurat Tangirbergen (center), senior officer, Strategic Development Department, Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense, led a delegation of military and civilian personnel participating in a Center for Army Lessons Learned seminar Feb. 9-12, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The delegation shared lessons learned and discussed plans to develop a comprehensive lessons learned program within the Kazakhstan Armed Forces. (U.S. Army photo by Christine Weis)...Read More
Twelve students from across the Army and Air Force attended the Army Lessons Learned Course Feb. 3-7 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Coursework focused on the principles of Joint and Army lessons learned program management, lessons learned processes, use of online resources, and training on the role of the organizational lessons learned manager. (U.S. Army photo by Christine Weis)...Read More
This handbook focuses on three items: First, how to improve and develop the cognitive skill of visualizing, a key component to COA analysis (wargaming); second, improving the methods and conduct of action, reaction, and counteraction adjudication of COA analysis with off-the-shelf wargames; and third, thoughts on training the staff. COA analysis is similar to any collective skill, and is perishable if not continually trained and rehearsed. Therefore, it is the purpose of this handbook to provide thoughts on how to develop individuals and staffs so they can better conduct COA analysis during the military decisionmaking process. ...Read More
Latest publications, articles, best practices, and graphic training aids from CALL. This edition also features an article from the National Training Center Commander, Operations Group, entitled "Focusing on the Fundamentals." ...Read More

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The Center for Army Lessons Learned leads the Army Lessons Learned Program and delivers timely and relevant information to resolve gaps, enhance readiness, and inform modernization.

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