Force Modernization Proponent Center (FMPC)

Mission: On Behalf of the Commanding General, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, the Force Modernization Proponent Center (FMPC) is the executive agent for Total Army Force Modernization responsibilities, IAW AR 5-22, across DOTMLPF-P domains to meet Army requirements in Unified Land Operations for: Army Knowledge Management, Information Operations, Military Deception, Operations Security, and Personnel Recovery.

A student in the Mission Command Digital Master Gunner Course (MCDMGC) adjusts his screen settings during initial Command Post Computing Environment training, July 29, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Upon return to home station, digital master gunners provide immediate value to their units by serving as the subject matter experts who can operate, maintain, integrate, and train others on command and control information systems to generate a common operational picture for the commander and battle staff. For more information, visit (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, Mission Command Center of Excellence Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Brig. Gen. Charles Masaracchia and Sgt. Maj. Bill Ferguson recognize members of the MCCoE team at a “Pa-Roll Call” event May 27, 2021. The first such event since COVID-19 restrictions were eased, “Pa-Roll Call” is an all-hands type gathering, and a play on words given the location of the MCCoE headquarters and several subordinate organizations in the old disciplinary barracks facility. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Force Modernization Proponent Center Director Col. Chris Reichart (left) laughs as his Deputy Director Joe Koskey presents him with a toy dump truck during a Hail and Farewell Ceremony held at FMPC May 24. Reichart will retire this year after more than 35 years on active duty. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Brig. Gen. Jerry F. Prochaska, deputy commanding general, Army National Guard, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, addresses graduates of the Information Operations Qualification Course May 21 at McHugh Training Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Twenty-eight students completed the 12-week long course, designed to provide a mastery of information operations and how to synchronize information-related capabilities. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Brig. Gen. Charles Masaracchia speaks to students in the Logistics Captains Career Course about “Project Athena” at Fort Lee, Va., Feb. 17, 2021. Project Athena is a leader development program designed to provide feedback on leadership skills, capabilities and tendencies. This feedback promotes self-awareness, which if acted upon, can contribute to behavioral change and improved self-development. (U.S. Army photo by CPT Ryan Orsini, Mission Command Center of Excellence)...Read More
U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Commanding General Lt. Gen. James Rainey presents the Mission Command Center of Excellence charter to new director Brig. Gen. Charles J. Masaracchia in an assumption of responsibility ceremony at Fort Leavenworth’s Frontier Conference Center, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
These Knowledge Management (KM) case studies highlight where an empowered KM officer applied KM principles to solve a problem. The KM officers in each case study achieved success by exercising initiative, applying critical and creative thinking, and ultimately delivering a capability or process that made their teams more effective and efficient. The Army’s data, information, and knowledge environment will continue to become more complex. These case studies provide illustrative examples of KM practices in action, and stimulate thinking among leaders and staffs looking to harness the power of KM in their headquarters. ...Read More
The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate presents episode 2 of its “Breaking Doctrine” podcast series: “North Korean Tactics.” This podcast complements the release of Army Techniques Publication 7-100.2 of the same name. In this episode, CADD Director Col. Rich Creed and experts from Training and Doctrine Command G-2 discuss this publication and how this adversary's forces think and act at the tactical level. Listen today on Apple or Google podcasts. ...Read More

"The information function encompasses the management an application of information and its deliberate integration with other joint functions to influence relevant-actor perceptions, behavior, action or inaction, and human and automated decision making. The information function helps commanders and staffs understand and leverage the pervasive nature of information, its military uses and its application during all military operations. This function provides JFCs (join force commanders) the ability to integrate the generation and preservation of friendly information while leveraging the inherent informational aspects of all military activities to achieve the commander's objectives and attain the end state." -Proposed Joint Function Description (22 May 2017)