News Archive

Thu, 2019-07-11 08:02

This handbook provides a cohesive instructional manual on rehearsals; it incorporates doctrine and best practices to mitigate unit challenges in executing rehearsals at all levels, while also acknowledging that the basic tenets of rehearsals have not changed. U.S. forces operate in a complex operating environment of cyber, multinational, and multi-domain players. This environment increases operational complexity, thus necessitating timely and effective rehearsals to optimize these capabilities and increase the likelihood of success.

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Tue, 2019-07-02 15:31

Key publications this quarter include the "Battlefield Coordination Detachment" handbook, several graphic training aids, and initial impressions from Yama Sakura. This edition also includes input from the Combat Training Centers and best practice and after action report submissions.

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Mon, 2019-06-24 09:09

The 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, led by BG Scott Jackson, supported the NATO Resolution Support mission and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel from February to November 2018 as the Army's first unit dedicated to training, advising, assisting, accompanying and enabling conventional foreign security force partners. This article outlines the observations of BG Jackson and highlights areas including predeployment, measuring training success, continuity, and use of what he calls the “Afghan blanket.”

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Thu, 2019-06-20 13:50

Thirteen students from across the Army graduated from the Army Lessons Learned Course June 21. During the course, students learned the principles of lessons learned program management and how to implement and/or improve lessons learned programs at home station. To find out how you can attend, visit https://usacac.army.mil/organizations/mccoe/call/ll-course.

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Thu, 2019-06-06 10:31

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Tue, 2019-06-04 10:48

This News from the Front, a Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) publication, highlights Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Todd Sims’ insights and observations during his deployment in support of Operation FREEDOM’S SENTINEL and the NATO-led RESOLUTE SUPPORT mission. The interview and unit information was provided solely by the CSM of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on 2 December 2018.

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Mon, 2019-06-03 13:47

This handbook is designed to inform Army leaders of the BCD's functions, roles, and capabilities, along with best practices and lessons from numerous exercises, experiments, and named operations. These insights should prove invaluable to all Army leaders, newly assigned BCD personnel, and organizations that work with BCDs.

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Tue, 2019-05-28 14:10

This article is the result of a CALL study analyzing recent exercises in Europe that determined common interoperability areas for improvement. When operating with a European-based multinational force, what are the NATO Standardization Agreements (STANAGs) for interoperability? After identifying areas for improvement, CALL conducted a review of NATO STANAGs and publications to address those issues. This publication informs the force of NATO STANAGs to consider and thereby enabling success in the next multinational exercise.

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Tue, 2019-05-21 15:29

Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Doug Crissman briefs Combined Arms Center Commanding General Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy as part of a portfolio review May 17. These recurring task reviews give leaders an opportunity to update the CG on current efforts in their organizations. The two-hour long session focused on a variety of topics to include: leadership, emerging mission command/network capabilities, support to upcoming joint/multinational events and large-scale ground combat operations. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott Gibson, CAC Public Affairs)

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Fri, 2019-05-03 12:41

Mission Command Center of Excellence Sgt. Maj. Christopher Prosser explains the mission command philosophy, culture, and leader development to leaders at the Fires Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy April 30 at Fort Sill, Okla. Prosser also conducted leader professional development sessions with installation senior NCOs; and Captains Career Course, Basic Officer Leader Course, and Warrant Officer Course students during his visit. (Courtesy photo)

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