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 from the Knowledge Management Qualification Course reads about the American Army’s entrance into World War I during an offsite visit to the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 28, 2022. During the trip, the class learned about the war, while also comparing and contrasting KM practices then and now. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Sgt. Maj. Jelani Edwards discusses the value knowledge management professionals bring to a unit with students in the Knowledge Management Qualification Course, Oct. 25, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. To learn more about the KMQC, visit https://usacac.army.mil/organizations/mccoe/akm. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Lt. Gen. Milford H. Beagle, Jr., commanding general, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, makes opening remarks to leaders at the Mission Command Center of Excellence during an orientation briefing Oct. 3, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Sgt. 1st Class Chris Vincent, assistant operations noncommissioned officer in charge, 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, briefs his team’s plan to implement Annex Q of a division operations order during the Army Knowledge Management Qualification Course (AKMQC), Sept. 21, 2022, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The KMQC is a three-week course focused on facilitating decision making through improved flexibility and adaptability, integration, and synchronization of people, processes, tools and the organization. To learn more, visit https://usacac.army.mil/organizations/mccoe/akm. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Army Knowledge Management Qualification Course (AKMQC) attendees pose for a picture in front of the old United States Disciplinary Barracks walls. The AKMQC is conducted 10 times a year for Soldiers and Army Career Professionals throughout the Army. (Courtesy photo)...Read More
Peter Im, assistant professor, Command and General Staff College Information Advantage Scholars Program, describes the inspiring life of Young-Oak Kim, during the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month commemoration May 25, 2022, Marshall Auditorium, Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth. Kim, a U.S. Army officer who served in both WWII and the Korean War, would later becoming a renowned civic leader and humanitarian, shepherding causes that brought together disparate Asian American communities, before his death in 2005. The presentation can be viewed on the Combined Arms Center Facebook page at https://fb.watch/dfxl-2oVGo/ (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Two new Field Manuals (FM) 5-0, Planning and Orders Production, and FM 6-0, Commander and Staff Organization and Operations, are now available on the Army Publishing Directorate website. This release marks the return of an FM 5-0 (formerly The Operations Process and rescinded in 2012) and rebrands the publication as a dedicated Army planning manual. Read more at https://www.army.mil/article/256079?linkId=165385367...Read More
Howard Brewington, deputy director, Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE), answers a question from the audience during a town hall meeting at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Feb. 23, 2022. Topics for discussion included workplace survey results, civilian hiring practices, and organizational standards. (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)