News Archive

Mon, 2019-10-28 09:22

The Center for Army Lessons Learned graduated 13 Soldiers and civilians from its Army Lessons Learned Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 25. Attendees learned the principles of lessons learned program management and use of the Joint Lessons Learned Information System and other web-based resources during the one-week training. (U.S. Army photo by Christine Weis, CALL)

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Mon, 2019-10-21 11:27

This edition of the "CALL Insider" introduces new CALL Director COL Chris Keller and unveils a new look for the newsletter and our social media sites, one that illustrates our commitment to optimizing for multi-domain/large-scale combat operations and multinational interoperability. This issue also includes recent publications, best practices, after action reports, and news from our liaisons at the combat training centers.

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Tue, 2019-09-24 09:13

The Multi-Domain Operations Catalog provides links to useful products with insights and perspectives related to the emerging concept of multi-domain operations (MDO). This catalog is not all encompassing, but rather serves as a primer and vehicle to promote analytical discourse. This catalog is a "living" document and is intended to be updated periodically. MDO documents in this catalog span the period from 2014 to 2019, highlighting the evolution of the MDO concept and the beginning of its operational application by the Army.

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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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Mon, 2019-04-15 10:27

The CALL Insider for 2nd Quarter, FY 19, features a synopsis of CALL products published during the January-March timeframe, a glimpse at what is coming soon, updates from our liaisons at the combat training center, and other news you can use.

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Wed, 2019-02-27 15:00

Maj. Gen. Doug Crissman, director of the Mission Command Center of Excellence, talks about “Developing leaders to exercise Mission Command” during his Army Leader Exchange address Feb. 26 in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room, Fort Leavenworth Kan. Hosted by the Center for Army Leadership, ALx is a series of talks on leadership from national and local civilian and military leaders. Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center Public Affairs Office.

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Thu, 2019-01-03 13:35

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.

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Thu, 2018-02-15 12:15

Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) analysts recently traveled to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in support of the U.S. Military Training Mission effort to assist the Saudi Armed Forces (SAF) in developing a lessons learned program. The CALL team provided briefings and facilitated discussions with a selected group of 33 SAF officers on the elements of a lessons learned program and how it can be used to improve operations, training, and education across their force.

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Tue, 2018-01-16 09:29

CALL conducted a Lessons Learned Training Contact Team engagement at the Jordanian Center for Strategic Studies and Lessons Learned (JCSSLL) in Jordan, 7-9 January 2018. The team met with the new JCSSLL director, MG Mukhlid al-Zyood, and principal staff officers to provide briefings on CALL and the Army Lessons Learned Program, facilitate discussions on administering a LL program, and assist with collection planning for the Eager Lion exercise being held in April. This event was part of a long-standing partnership between the two organizations that began in 2010 and seeks to increase cooperation and interoperability between the JAF and the U.S. Army.

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Fri, 2017-09-22 08:22

Larry Hollars (left), Center for Army Lessons Learned Facilitation Division chief, briefs Maj. Gen. Hertz Pires do Nascimento (center), Chief of the Brazilian Army Doctrine Center, Sept. 19, 2017. The Brazilian delegation visited CALL for an overview briefing and a discussion of current lessons learned methodologies and processes. Hertz and his team are gathering information and concepts that have been useful to the Combined Arms Center in developing doctrine in support of the Brazilian Army’s modernization transformation. (Photo by Christine Weis)

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