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 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
James Lowe, Jr. (left), military personnel specialist for the Army Knowledge Management Proponent Office, waves to his team before receiving a coin during a Mission Command Center of Excellence town hall meeting, Jan. 18, 2023, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Joe Koskey (right), deputy director, Force Modernization Proponent Center, noted Lowe’s support to not only FMPC, but also the Security Force Assistance Proponent and the immediate value he has brought to both organizations through his vast understanding of human resources processes and systems. Lowe was one of four MCCoE employees recognized at the event. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More

Following an introduction by Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Commanding General Lt. Gen. Milford Beagle, Rich Creed, director, Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate, explains the new FM 3-0 and the Army's operational concept, multidomain operations. This feature-length video delivers the same brief given by mobile training teams to familiarize Army forces with the new manual. View on YouTube at

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Students work through a practical exercise using the Command Post Computing Environment as part of the Mission Command Digital Master Gunner Course, Jan. 13, 2023, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. This iteration of the three-week course is piloting a new CPCE-only curriculum. Previous versions of the course using the Command Post of the Future will no longer be taught. To learn more about the course or how to enroll, visit (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Since FM 3-0 went live on the Army Publishing Directorate website in October, MCCoE's Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate has produced a number of learning resources to augment the manual. This page will continue to be updated as those resources become available. 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)