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: Airspace Control, Army Knowledge management, Information Operations, Irregular Warfare, Military Deception, Operations Security, Personnel Recovery, and Security Force Assistance.

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
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eddie Goode, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-2 Assault Helicopter Battalion, discusses isolated Soldier training in the Korean Theater of Operations as part of a Personnel Recovery Officer Qualification Course (PRO-QC) held this month at Eighth Army Headquarters and Camp Humphreys, Korea. A mobile training team from the Personnel Recovery Proponent, Force Modernization Proponent Center, is training Soldiers to serve as personnel recovery officers assigned to units from battalion through division. These Soldiers will support efforts to plan for the execution of personnel recovery in support of Eighth Army’s “Fight Tonight” mission. For more information about PRO-QC visit https://usacac.army.mil/organizations/mccoe/prp. ...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
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

"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)