MCCOE News Archive

Thu, 2020-10-22 12:56

This edition of the CALL Insider features our roll-up of 4th quarter FY20 publications, articles, studies, reports, and upcoming publications. Check out the flyer on page 5 for “Army 21: Brigade Combat Teams” – an interactive, multimedia learning tool designed to help Soldiers visualize and explore formations and organizations. Finally, don’t miss the latest news from the combat training centers!

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Fri, 2020-10-16 20:04

Center for Army Lessons Learned Director Col. Christopher Keller answers online questions about the new "Army 21 -- Brigade Combat Teams" multimedia, interactive-learning tool during an Association of the United States annual meeting webinar Oct. 15, 2020. To learn more about Army 21, view the demonstration video at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dbBVGotNq5y_22dHfqYj-ahK8sIGX1eF/view?usp=drivesdk (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)

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Fri, 2020-10-16 19:41

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)

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Mon, 2020-10-05 13:22

The information in this bulletin is a snapshot of the Army conducting large-scale combat operations. MCTP’s observations are primarily written by a collaborative group of experienced officers, noncommissioned officers, and chief warrant officers working in conjunction with our highly qualified expert-senior mentors. MCTP uses several avenues to facilitate shared understanding of Warfighter Exercise (WFX) experiences to educate not just those units preparing for WFXs, but the total Army. Beginning in FY21, the MCTP WFX key observations will be published semiannually by CALL. The new publications will be more portable, pocket-sized books and will remain packed with current and relevant observations.

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Sun, 2020-09-13 12:29

Students in Information Operations Qualification Course 20-002 take part in classroom instruction, with students participating virtually via Microsoft Teams, on Sept. 11, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. This is the first IOQC course conducted under a hybrid model of in-person and virtual instruction. These adjustments allow the instructional team to overcome COVID-19 challenges and continue the mission of providing the force with professionals prepared to take on the information fight. (Courtesy photo)

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Fri, 2020-08-21 11:11

The Mission Command Center of Excellence welcomed Gen. Edward M. Daly (right), Army Materiel Command commanding general, to the headquarters Aug. 18. MCCoE Deputy Director Howard K. Brewington (left) and Sgt. Maj. Robert W. Ferguson discussed several topics with the general including leader development, driving change in command and control, and sustainment. (Courtesy photo)

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Wed, 2020-08-12 14:03

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.

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Thu, 2020-08-06 12:26

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.

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Wed, 2020-07-08 16:32

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)

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Tue, 2020-06-16 16:47

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)

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