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.

Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman addresses students attending the Information Operations Qualification Course Sep. 18. During his remarks, he discussed the qualities of effective staff officers, how to achieve success in advising commanders, and the importance of integrating IO into Army operations. (U.S. Army photo by Julie Lamphier, Force Modernization Proponent Center)...Read More
This month, the Mission Command Center of Excellence introduces “MCCoE Sends,” a quarterly newsletter highlighting activities, products, and items of interest to Army leaders, Soldiers, and civilians. Of particular interest this issue are several key doctrinal publications including ADP 6-0, “Mission Command: Command and Control of Army Forces,” ADP 6-22, “Army Leadership and the Profession,” and ADP 1-0, “The Army.” This issue also features an update on the Command Post Computing Environment and Command Post Integrated Infrastructure, as well as training information from the Army Joint Support Team and MCCoE proponent offices. For this newsletter and other Mission Command resources, visit the “Understanding Mission Command” page at https://usacac.army.mil/organizations/mccoe/mcresources. ...Read More
This revision represents an evolution of mission command doctrine, reflecting lessons learned since 2012. ADP 6-0 clarifies and simplifies the term mission command, while also reintroducing command and control to the doctrine lexicon. These updates also align our terminology with joint and allied doctrine and the network modernization strategy. ...Read More
Michael Formica (center), Deputy to the Commanding General for the Combined Arms Center, listens to a point made by Mission Command Center of Excellence Deputy Director Tom Jordan (right) during a MCCoE overview briefing, August 2, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
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)...Read More
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)...Read More
Students from Knowledge Management Qualification Course Class 19-05 hold up coins commemorating their graduation in the 50th course iteration with the 1000th student at Fort Leavenworth April 12. The Knowledge Management Qualification Course focuses on teaching students how to assess, formulate, and implement solutions to fix knowledge and performance gaps within their units, using the KM process. Completion awards the KM professional the Additional Skill Identifier 1E. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Maj. Travis Corey, Mission Command Center of Excellence senior human resources officer, uses a virtual reality headset and glove to key in the code to a simulated door during a Mission Command Battle Lab technology demonstration at Fort Leavenworth’s Pope Hall Jan 29. Mission Command Battle Lab hosted this demonstration for the Combined Arms Center community of interest and Unified Challenge community of practice during this year’s UC to inform and build awareness of emerging technologies and enable collaboration among stakeholders and partner organizations. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...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)