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.

Students in the Knowledge Management Qualification Course discuss naming conventions during a practical exercise, Feb. 9, 2024, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Army knowledge management focuses on facilitating decision making through improved flexibility and adaptability, integration, and synchronization. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Howard Brewington, deputy director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, provides opening remarks to Lt. Gen. Hiroaki Nakamura, commandant, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Fuji School, at the MCCoE headquarters, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Feb. 6, 2024. The MCCoE team presented the general with briefings on leader development and doctrine initiatives. (U.S. Army photo by Westen Smith)...Read More
The Army has released its first doctrinal publication dedicated to the topic of information and its role in multidomain operations on the Army Publishing Directorate website, Nov. 27, 2023. Army Doctrine Publication 3-13, Information, codifies the Army’s approach to the military uses of data and information, and recognizes all activities generate informational effects that can contribute to, or hamper, achieving objectives. https://www.army.mil/article/271932...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Sgt. Maj. Robert A. Flynn listens to a briefing on the Athena leader development program Sept. 22, 2023, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Read more about Sgt. Maj. Flynn on Army.mil at https://www.army.mil/article/269257/mission_command_center_of_excellence_welcomes_flynn_to_team. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Col. Bryan Babich (right) and Sgt. Maj. Shelita Jones place a wreath at the base of the Grant statue as part of a commemoration ceremony July 21, 2023, on Fort Leavenworth. The annual Combined Arms Center ceremony honors the life and legacy of Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States. (U.S. Army photo by Macy Marxman for MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Maj. Gen. John W. Rueger (left), commander, 35th Infantry Division, shares his thoughts on the importance of knowledge management with students in the KM Qualification Course, June 16, 2023, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs) ...Read More
Brig. Gen. Jason Slider, former director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, pins a Legion of Merit on Command Sgt. Maj. Jelani Edwards as part of a retirement ceremony June 15, 2023, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Edwards, a career field artilleryman, retires after 29 years of service to the nation. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs) ...Read More
Brig. Gen. Jason Slider (center), director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, shares a story with retired Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Smith (right), Vietnam Veteran and father of retiring Col. J.P. Smith (left), prior to the beginning of the ceremony, Feb. 10, at Fort Leavenworth’s Frontier Conference Center. Col. Smith, director of the Force Modernization Proponent Center, retired after more than 33 years of service. (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)