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Mission Command Center of Excellence's Director of Training Col. Scott Nauman leads discussion during the first biannual Mission Command Forum Jan. 9 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The forum focused on combat training center trends, observations, and ways to improve support to training audiences at the CTCs. These concerns will inform MCCoE’s doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership, personnel, facilities, and policy stakeholders. Attendees included representatives from U.S. Army Forces Command, the CTCs, and others from the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center enterprise. ...Read More
In May of 2018, 7,000 personnel from 162 organizations representing the militaries of the United States and nine NATO partners converged on five training sites in southern Germany as part of the U.S. Army’s first Joint Warfighting Assessment (JWA). The common goal was to advance their collective ability to overcome aggression from a near-peer competitor in Europe. In pursuit of this goal, they trained to fight as a single, cohesive, and multinational division against a near-peer adversary. This training produced numerous lessons, many of which are detailed throughout this publication, about how to foster interoperability and about which concepts and capabilities will enable multi-domain operations (MDO). JWA 18 was an important step forward for the Army as it seeks to adapt the force to the demands of a rapidly changing and complex world. ...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman and Senior Enlisted Advisor Sgt. Maj. Christopher Prosser present the Superior Civilian Service Award to retiring MCCoE Chief of Operations Peter B. Benoit, Jr., at a ceremony at the Frontier Conference Center Dec. 19. Benoit officially retires Dec. 25 after more than 30 years of federal service with his last two years as the MCCoE CHOPS....Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman welcomes Representative (Elect) Steven Watkins, Jr., Kansas 2nd Congressional District, during a visit to the headquarters Dec. 19. The MCCoE deputy director and representatives from the MCCoE subordinate organizations briefed Watkins on their mission areas and how those efforts fit into the Combined Arms Center and Army priorities. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
After almost six months as CALL Director, I've made a few organizational changes that are primarily invisible to you, but are efforts that further CALL’s mission in driving change and supporting the Army as it transitions to a large-scale ground combat operations focus. Expect to see our products and collections reflect that change as we support exercises and deliver handbooks and other publications....Read More
Members of the Israel Defense Force visited the Mission Command Center of Excellence as part of a pre-Future Battlefield Annual Talks working group Dec. 10. The U.S. Army and the IDF regularly meet to discuss combined arms doctrine development and lessons learned collection. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Sixteen students from the Air Force’s LeMay Center and from across the Army graduated from the Army Lessons Learned Course Dec. 7. During the course, students learned the principles of lessons learned and program management, use of the Joint Lessons Learned Information System, and how to access other useful resources. (U.S. Army Photo by Christine Weis)...Read More
CALL welcomed Lt. Col. Seongwon Lee from the Republic of Korea Army Training and Doctrine Command Lessons Learned Department and the Combined Arms Center ROK Army liaison officer this week for a visit to discuss identifying, collecting, disseminating, and archiving lessons and best practices to drive change within our armies. The team also looked at opportunities to conduct combined collections during exercises and operations. ...Read More

Mission Statement

The Center for Army Lessons Learned drives Army change through adaptive and innovative solutions to produce lethal and effective warfighters.

CALL's Vision

The Center for Army Lessons Learned is the Army's daily focal point for adaptive learning based on lessons and best practices from the total force and provides timely and relevant knowledge to the warfighter and our unified action partners utilizing integrated systems and interactive technology in order to simplify winning in a complex world.

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