MCCOE News Archive

Mon, 2021-04-05 10:23

Mission Command Center of Excellence leaders Brig. Gen. Charles Masaracchia (left) and Sgt. Maj. R.W. (Bill) Ferguson outline details of the Project Athena assessment program to battalion and brigade command teams from the School for Command Preparation, March 26, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The presentation focused on leader responsibilities to help Soldiers learn and grow in the areas they identify on their Individual Development Plan, and how aggregate (anonymous) data can inform professional development efforts at the unit level. Learn more at https://capl.army.mil (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)

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Mon, 2021-04-05 09:40

Students from the Command and General Staff College, National Simulation Center, Army Capability Manager and the Capability Development and Integration Directorate participate in the first iteration of Command Post Computing Environment (CPCE) user/client training to the institutional Army, March 29-April 2, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The training serves as a validation for the instructors in preparation for training CPCE at all Army Centers of Excellence and schools. The students received hands-on training on portions of CPCE including communicating, operational planning and conducting an operational brief, all using the most current version of CPCE. (Courtesy photo by Maj. Bryan Herken, Mission Command Center of Excellence Directorate of Training)

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Thu, 2021-02-18 15:48

Mission Command Center of Excellence Director Brig. Gen. Charles Masaracchia speaks to students in the Logistics Captains Career Course about “Project Athena” at Fort Lee, Va., Feb. 17, 2021. Project Athena is a leader development program designed to provide feedback on leadership skills, capabilities and tendencies. This feedback promotes self-awareness, which if acted upon, can contribute to behavioral change and improved self-development. (U.S. Army photo by CPT Ryan Orsini, Mission Command Center of Excellence)

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Thu, 2021-01-28 13:07

General officers attend the Army Strategic Education Program-Command (ASEP-C) course at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Jan. 25, 2021. The ASEP-C course is designed for general officers selected for one and two star command assignments to develop and enhance their leadership capabilities. (U.S. Army photo by Audrey Chappell)

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Tue, 2020-11-24 16:16

In this episode of Breaking Doctrine, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,” Col. Rich Creed, director, Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate, is joined by guests Brig. Gen. John Rueger, director of the Joint Staff, Kansas National Guard; Steve Tennant, assistant professor at the Command and General Staff College; and (by phone) Robert Gonzales, senior domestic operational law attorney, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army North. These subject matter experts discuss how the U.S. Army and National Guard support local, state, and federal authorities during domestic emergencies and natural disasters. Along with offense, defense, and stability operations, DSCA is an element of decisive action; however, it differs in several key areas - particularly in the laws and authorities that govern U.S. forces operating within the homeland.
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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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