MCCOE News Archive

Mon, 2017-09-25 14:47

Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, spoke to students in the current Information Operations Proponent Functional Area 30 Qualification Course. The 12-week course employs guest speakers and experts from academia, industry, government, military, and current Information Operations Officers. The students learn how to integrate and synchronize information related capabilities (IRCs), lead IO Working Groups, and generate MDMP related products in order to serve as IO officers at Brigade and higher echelons. Students participate in an end of course exercise to assess the student's ability to plan, execute, assess, and adapt tactics, techniques, and procedures throughout unified land operations.

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Fri, 2017-09-22 08:22

Larry Hollars (left), Center for Army Lessons Learned Facilitation Division chief, briefs Maj. Gen. Hertz Pires do Nascimento (center), Chief of the Brazilian Army Doctrine Center, Sept. 19, 2017. The Brazilian delegation visited CALL for an overview briefing and a discussion of current lessons learned methodologies and processes. Hertz and his team are gathering information and concepts that have been useful to the Combined Arms Center in developing doctrine in support of the Brazilian Army’s modernization transformation. (Photo by Christine Weis)

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Tue, 2017-09-05 09:19

Carlos Soto, Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate (CADD) terminologist, briefs Col. Jaime Alonso, Colombian Army doctrine director and Col. Mike Pappal, Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) director, during a delegation visit Aug. 30. During the engagement, CALL and CADD representatives provided professional discussions and exchanged information regarding mission, structure, trends, and processes. (Photo by Christine Weis)

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Thu, 2017-08-17 14:01

Professor Boaz Ganor, Dean and Ronald Lauder Chair for Counter-Terrorism at the Lauder School of Government, spoke at a presentation by the Army Leader Exchange on "The Art of Counter-Terrorism" on Aug. 17, 2017. The discussion at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS was open to all military and civilian personnel and dealt with the challenges of leadership in dealing with identifying the enemy/threat, understanding the rationale of terrorism, balancing public awareness and resilience and more. (Photo by Dan Neal)

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Wed, 2017-08-09 13:32

Major General Michael Kurilla, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, Maj. Gen. Brian Alvin, commanding general of the 63rd Regional Support Command, and Maj. Gen. James Mingus, director of the Mission Command Center of Excellence, participate in the latest pilot command course, Army Strategic Education Program - Command (ASEP-C). The new course is given quarterly to Army officers who are heading toward division command (and equivalents) and is designed to instruct them on advanced warfighting concepts that align more with challenges of the future. With the addition of this course, the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center now delivers all pre-command related instruction at the battalion, brigade and division command levels. (Photo by Dan Neal)

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Mon, 2017-07-24 14:23

Mr. Gonzalo Pareja, product manager for the Tactical Mission Command (PdM TMC), addresses Command Post Computing Environment (CPCE) Limited Objective Experiment (LOE) participants. The event was hosted by the Mission Command Battle Lab (MCBL), Mission Command Capability Development Integration and Directorate (MC CDID) from 17-21 July 2017, and is part of the Army’s efforts to establish industry-like common hardware, software, and data standards. MC CDID and MCBL are dedicated to creating a Common Operating Picture (COP) of the battlefield that displays a similar “look and feel” across platforms.

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Wed, 2017-07-19 14:27

Colonel John Vermeesch, Director, Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE) and other members of the CAPE leadership team shared the Army story with the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of New York City. The meeting presented a unique opportunity to discuss the Army Profession and ethic with one of New York City's oldest professional organizations. Founded in 1785, the General Society continues to serve and improve the quality of life of the people of the City of New York. CAPE’s participation in the event also supported the USMA Superintendent’s strategic objective of outreach to NYC.

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Wed, 2017-05-31 11:44

Kirby Brown, deputy to the commanding general for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center (CAC), and Lt. Gen. Michael Lundy, command general of CAC and Fort Leavenworth, participated in an Army Profession Leader Development Forum (APLDF) Wednesday, May 31. This APLDF (17-3) was primarily focused on issues within the civilian cohort. Traditionally APLDF members critically examine leader development initiatives and programs, discuss issues and draw upon their experience and judgment to advise the commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. (Photos by Dan Neal)

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Wed, 2017-05-31 08:48

James Benn, Deputy Director of the Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate (CADD) speaks with 50 doctrine developers from the Colombian Army during a recent Doctrine Subject Matter Expert (SME) Exchange with the Colombian Army. From 15-26 May 2017, CADD SMEs assisted 50 doctrine developers from the Colombian Army in Bogota to finalize their Army Doctrine Reference Publications (Manuales Referencia Fundamentales del Ejército). These documents are scheduled to be published during the Colombian Army birthday celebration on 7 August 2017. Based upon the US - Colombian Army Bilateral Staff Talks this year, one of the agreed-to-actions committed the U.S. to assist the Colombian Army in the transformation of their doctrine program adopting the U.S. Army doctrine hierarchy of publications and aligning portions of their doctrine principles with U.S. and NATO information.

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Tue, 2017-05-23 09:38

The Mission Command Battle Lab (MCBL) here conducted a Science and Technology (S&T)-based course at the Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Ten students participated in the pilot during the first term of the CGSC elective period, March 27 to April 27... Command and General Staff School leadership endorsed the S&T idea and the Department of Tactics sponsored the course which focused on exposing CGSC students to science and technology relevant to Mission Command. Click the photo above to read more.

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