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Space Force subject of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Space Force subject of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Mr. Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, spoke on the topic of a “Space Force” on Oct. 24 as part of the Inter-Agency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019. The title of Mr. Gray’s presentation… Read More

CGSC professor speaks on Russian threat to U.S. national security



CGSC professor speaks on Russian threat to U.S. national security
As part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Mark R. Wilcox, Associate Professor and LTG William Eldridge Odom Chair for Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Studies at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College presented a talk titled, “Meeting the Russian Challenge in a Competitive Security Environment: Whither… Read More

“The General and the Ambassador” podcast series expands



“The General and the Ambassador” podcast series expands
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), has expanded her podcast series “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation.” McCarthy’s podcast promotes interagency cooperation and is produced by the American Academy of Diplomacy. Ambassador McCarthy’s podcasts… Read More

DJIMO leads fall NSRT program



DJIMO leads fall NSRT program
The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s Department of Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations (DJIMO) and the CGSC Foundation cohosted a National Security Roundtable program Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The focus of this program was on the relationships and issues… Read More

Cyber weapons and power grid security subject of report



Cyber weapons and power grid security subject of report
A former Department of Defense official recently authored a report on the threat of cyber weapons on the U.S. electrical grid. Paul Stockton served during the Obama administration as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs, and currently serves as senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins… Read More

House authorizes DHS counter WMD office



House authorizes DHS counter WMD office
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed by voice vote the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Act of 2018. The CWMD Act would permanently establish the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CWMD Office, which was established in December 2017 and aims to counter attempts by terrorists and other threat… Read More

NGA topic of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture for AY 2019



NGA topic of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture for AY 2019
Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer, led a discussion on the roles and missions of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on September 24 – the second to speak as part of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019. The NGA is both a combat support agency… Read More

Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change



Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change
Brigadier General (Ret.) Wendell Chris King, Ph.D., P.E., Dean Emeritus of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) addressed students and faculty from the University of Saint Mary’s (USM) on September 21, the International Day of Peace, as part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series. The presentation… Read More

Florence response cooperation “outstanding”



Florence response cooperation “outstanding”
The response to Hurricane Florence is underway, and according to Air Force General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessey cooperation between local, state, and federal entities has been “outstanding.” Speaking from the North Carolina operations center, O’Shaughnessey praised the efforts of the Department of Defense (DoD), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and… Read More