Security Force Assistance Proponent (SFAP)

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
Brig. Gen. Jason Slider, director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, shakes hands with Marilyn Willis-Grider and gives her a coin for her work as the Center for the Army Profession and Leadership’s Project Athena operations lead. Her recognition, along with others from across the directorates, came as part of a ceremony during the MCCoE Holiday Party, Dec. 16 at the Fort Leavenworth Frontier Chapel. (U.S. Army photo by Randi Stenson, MCCoE Public Affairs)...Read More
Mission Command Center of Excellence Command and Control Integration Director, Jeff Witsken (far right), speaks as part of a panel on data-driven decision making at Technical Exchange Meeting 9, Dec. 8, Nashville, Tenn. Technical Exchange Meetings, co-hosted by the Network Cross-Functional Team and Program Executive Office Command Control Communications-Training, are structured to inform industry’s research and development efforts to align with capability set design goals and priorities. This panel provided MCCoE leadership with an opportunity to talk publicly about efforts to refine the approach to the C2 warfighting function and the supporting C2 system. (U.S. Army photo by PEO C3T Public Affairs)...Read More
Fort Rucker’s U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College hosted a U.S. Army Combined Arms Center mobile training team for a train-the-trainer event Dec. 7 on the Army’s new Field Manual 3-0 Operations. Read more on (Photo and story by Jim Hughes, Fort Rucker Public Affairs)...Read More
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The Security Force Assistance Proponent executes proponent Force Design and Force Development responsibilities in order to ensure the Army has the capability to meet global Army Service Component Command current and future requirements for Security Force Assistance and Stability Operations.