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 (MCCoE) Director Brig. Gen. Charles Masaracchia presents a flag to Maj. Melvin Mack, space operations observer, coach/trainer, Mission Command Training Program, during the second of two Fort Leavenworth retirement ceremonies Dec. 16 at the Frontier Conference Center. MCCoE hosted the ceremony and honored 13 Soldiers, Army Civilian Professionals, and their families during the event. (U.S. Army photo by Stephanie Mahone, Fort Leavenworth DPTMS)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence’s Sgt. Maj. Robert W. “Bill” Ferguson talks terms of reference with students in the Knowledge Management Qualification Course (KMQC) Nov. 5, 2021, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The KMQC is a three-week course focused on teaching students to use the KM process to assess, design, develop, pilot, and implement solutions to fix knowledge and performance gaps within their units. Graduation from the course awards KM professionals with the additional skill identifier 1E. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
U.S. Army Combined Arms Center British Army Liaison Officer Col. James Walker speaks with Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate Deputy Director James Benn before a briefing to Director Land Warfare (Designate) Maj. Gen. Chris Barry at the Mission Command Center of Excellence headquarters Nov. 16, 2021. MCCoE leaders briefed Barry on topics of mutual interest including interoperability, information advantage, and doctrine and leader development. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE) Deputy Director Howard (Howie) Brewington provides an overview of the MCCoE mission portfolio to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command foreign liaison officers (FLOs) as part of an introduction to the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Nov. 2, 2021. Leaders from MCCoE also provided the FLOs with information about Project Athena, unified action partner operations, doctrine, information operations, and knowledge management. (U.S. Army photo by Audrey Chappell)...Read More
Brigadier Adam Corkery (center), head of Information Services for the British Army, makes opening remarks before receiving a briefing from Howard Brewington (front right), deputy director for the Mission Command Center of Excellence (MCCoE), and members of the Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate and Mission Command Network Integration’s Unified Action Partners Branch, Sept. 21, 2021, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The MCCoE team provided Corkery with an update on U.S. Army doctrine and network interoperability efforts. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Charles Masaracchia shakes hands with Maj. Gen. Ulisses de Mesquita Gomes (right), Brazilian military attaché, and greets Lt. Gen. Sergio Luiz Tratz (center), Brazilian Army chief of the Army Doctrine Center, Sept. 22, 2021, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The MCCoE team provided the generals and their staff officers with a briefing on U.S. Army doctrine and multinational interoperability efforts. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Retired Lt. Gen. John “JT” Thomson (right) delivers opening remarks while Combined Arms Center Commanding General Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin (center) and 4th Infantry Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. David Hodne listen, on day three of the week-long Army Strategic Education Program-Command (ASEP-C) held Sept. 13-17, 2021, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. ASEP-C is a developmental course for general officers who have been selected for one and two-star level command assignments to complement Army and Joint general officer courses and enhance leadership capabilities and warfighting competencies. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Jeff Witsken (left), director, Mission Command Network Integration, discusses “enabling decision making” as a core task essential to information advantage during the AFCEA TechNet Augusta conference, Aug. 18, 2021. The panel also included (left to right): Col. John Perrine, deputy director of operations, U.S. Army Cyber Command; Col. Brian Fickel, director, U.S. Army Public Affairs Center; Col. Joseph Pischock, director of operations, SOCOM Networks and Services, U.S. Special Operations Command; and moderator Brig. Gen. Paul Craft, commandant, U.S. Army Cyber School. (courtesy photo) ...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)