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Throwback Thursday: State Surgeon Speaks on Modern Epidemics

TBT: Dr. Lee A. Norman, the State Surgeon of Kansas, presented a lecture entitled “Modern Epidemics: Why they occur and why we should worry!” on Monday, April 23, 2018. Dr. Norman spoke about public health issues facing the world at the time, as well as concerns for potential epidemics and pandemics.

“The General and the Ambassador” discuss U.S.-Mexico security ties

“The General and the Ambassador” podcast series has published a two-part interview with former NORTHCOM Commander General Chuck Jacoby and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Wayne. Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy, General Jacoby, and Ambassador Wayne discuss U.S.-Mexico security ties and the U.S.-Mexico border…

Featured Article: Bioterrorism and Pandemic Response

In 2001, senior U.S. policymakers converged to participate in the still famous Dark Winter exercise. The exercise contemplated a covert, bioterrorist attack against the U.S… However, a decade and a half later, as the nation faced the 2014–2016 Ebola crisis, assessments of the U.S. government response led to a sobering conclusion: The U.S. still has not learned the lessons of Dark Winter…

HHS, DOD coordinate airlift of COVID-19 supplies to the Americas

The U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Health and Human Services (HHS) recently coordinated an emergency airlift of COVID-19 diagnostic testing supplies to the Americas. Agencies involved in the airlift include DoD’s  Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and HHS’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. […]

Simons Center status update

Simons Center Friends and Supporters – Due to health and safety concerns relative to the COVID-19 virus and in cooperation with Army/CGSC and local civil authorities’ directives, we are cancelling or postponing all Foundation events through the first week in May. We thank you for joining with us to help mitigate the spread of the […]

Brown-bag focuses on USAID’s mission to build self-reliance

The eighth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2020 was conducted March 12, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Stephanie Chetraru, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Distinguished Chair for Development Studies, spoke on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s […]

KC Centurions visit CGSC

More than 70 members of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Program visited Fort Leavenworth and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College on March 10, 2020, as part of their two-year program to explore the opportunities and issues of the Kansas City metro area. “Members of the Centurions are mid-level […]

InterAgency Journal 11-1

Inside this issue: Features The Productive Organization: Survival of the Fittest Ted Thomas, Kevin Gentzler, and Billy Miller Mission Command: Small Teams in the U.S. Border Patrol Robert W. Edwards A Solution to WMD Proliferation Michael W. Parrott A Nation Unprepared: Bioterrorism and Pandemic Response John B. Foley Missed Operational Opportunities in the Global War […]

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