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119 International Students receive honors



119 International Students receive honors
(ArmyU Public Affairs) In preparation for the Command and General Staff College graduation on June 15, international military students received their International Graduate Badges in a ceremony June 14, 2018, at the Lewis and Clark Center. Netherlands Major Rene Berendsen, International Military Student Chief of Staff for the Command and… Read More

K-State professor guest lectures at CGSC



K-State professor guest lectures at CGSC
Dr. David A. Graff, professor of history at Kansas State University, recently guest lectured at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). On May 31, Dr. Graff spoke on Chinese military history at an elective course in the Department of Military History. According to Department of Military History… Read More

InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – June 6



InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture – June 6
The tenth and final presentation for academic year 2018 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series, co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School and the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation, will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. on June 6 in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and… Read More

‘Armageddon, Arabia, and the Modern Middle East’ presented May 9



‘Armageddon, Arabia, and the Modern Middle East’ presented May 9
On May 9, 2018, Brian L. Steed, a retired lieutenant colonel, former faculty member of CGSC’s Department of Military History and and U.S. Army Middle East Foreign Area Officer, presented “Armageddon, Arabia, and the Modern Middle East,” at the Stove Factory Ballroom in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas. Steed’s lecture was the… Read More

Ninth annual ethics symposium report



Ninth annual ethics symposium report
The 2018 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium was conducted April 30-May 1, 2018. This year’s theme was “The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict.” This ninth annual symposium featured a variety of guest speakers, panel presentations and breakout topics. CGSC Deputy Commandant Brig. Gen. Scott L. Efflandt delivered welcoming remarks… Read More

Ambassador McCarthy returns as DACOR Visiting Professor



Ambassador McCarthy returns as DACOR Visiting Professor
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy returned for a second visit to Fort Leavenworth in April, again serving as the DACOR visiting professor of diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Class of 2018. McCarthy, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania from 2013 to 2016, visited… Read More

Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series



Career Minister Gottlieb joins Distinguished Speaker Series
Retired Career Minister Gregory Gottlieb, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recently visited Fort Leavenworth as part of the Simons Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Gottlieb is the Director of the Feinstein International Center of Tufts University, and also holds the endowed position as the Irwin H. Rosenberg Professor in Nutrition… Read More

Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth



Amb. Moon returns to Fort Leavenworth
Retired Ambassador Patrick S. Moon returned to the Fort Leavenworth area in early April of this year, where he again took part in the Simons Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Ambassador Moon, who served as the the U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2010 to 2013, visited Fort Leavenworth April… Read More