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.

U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Commanding General Lt. Gen. James Rainey presents the Mission Command Center of Excellence charter to new director Brig. Gen. Charles J. Masaracchia in an assumption of responsibility ceremony at Fort Leavenworth’s Frontier Conference Center, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
These Knowledge Management (KM) case studies highlight where an empowered KM officer applied KM principles to solve a problem. The KM officers in each case study achieved success by exercising initiative, applying critical and creative thinking, and ultimately delivering a capability or process that made their teams more effective and efficient. The Army’s data, information, and knowledge environment will continue to become more complex. These case studies provide illustrative examples of KM practices in action, and stimulate thinking among leaders and staffs looking to harness the power of KM in their headquarters. ...Read More
The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate presents episode 2 of its “Breaking Doctrine” podcast series: “North Korean Tactics.” This podcast complements the release of Army Techniques Publication 7-100.2 of the same name. In this episode, CADD Director Col. Rich Creed and experts from Training and Doctrine Command G-2 discuss this publication and how this adversary's forces think and act at the tactical level. Listen today on Apple or Google podcasts. ...Read More
COL Chris Reichart (third from right) hosts an outdoor, socially distanced ceremony June 26 to recognize five team members from the Force Modernization Proponent Center departing the organization and Fort Leavenworth this summer. FMPC is the executive agent for Total Army Force Modernization responsibilities to meet Army requirements for Army knowledge management, information operations, military deception, operations security, and personnel recovery. (Courtesy photo)...Read More
Lt. Gen. James Rainey and members of the Combined Arms Center and Mission Command Center of Excellence staffs said farewell to MCCoE Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman and his wife Carolyn during an awards ceremony June 16 in Fort Leavenworth’s Zais Park. Crissman, director since June 2018, will depart later this month to assume duties as the Deputy Commanding General for U.S. Army Central. In his remarks, Crissman reflected on his time with MCCoE as fixing a “hole in his swing” by giving him an opportunity to work within Training and Doctrine Command. “I’ve had some pretty tough jobs, but this is the toughest job I’ve ever had. Not because of any one thing, but because of the breadth and depth of all the things that we touch and that shape the Army on a daily basis,” he said. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs) ...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman listens to his Chief of Operations Cam Wesson (on screen) during a distributed Director’s Synchronization Meeting March 24, 2020. Many MCCoE employees are conducting operations remotely in accordance with local public health guidelines to help stem the spread of COVID 19. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Maj. Gen. Douglas Crissman presents Sgt. Maj. Christopher Prosser and his wife Michelle with a gift as part of a farewell ceremony March 13, 2020, at the MCCoE headquarters. Prosser served as the MCCoE sergeant major since April 2018 and leaves to assume duties as the command sergeant major of White Sands Missile Range. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
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"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)