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.

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Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman presents the Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award to MCCoE Deputy Director Thomas Jordan at a farewell luncheon Dec. 18 at Fort Leavenworth’s Frontier Conference Center. Jordan, who has served as the MCCoE deputy director since 2013, will retire this month after more than 45 years of federal service. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Crissman presents a gift to Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Commanding General Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy at a farewell luncheon Dec. 3, 2019, at Fort Leavenworth's Frontier Conference Center. (Photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs) ...Read More
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 ...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

"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)