Simons Center News & Announcements


Simons Center status update



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… Read More

Part II of conversation with Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman now available



Part II of conversation with Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman now available
The most recent edition of the “The General and the Ambassador” podcast series features another conversation with Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy, General Douglas Lute, and Ambassador Marc Grossman. McCarthy and her guests discuss the role of diplomacy and of military in building alliances, the huge imbalance of resources between the… Read More

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



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… Read More

Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman discuss role of military and diplomats post-9/11



Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman discuss role of military and diplomats post-9/11

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 [...]

Brown-bag lecture features speakers from KC FBI Field Office



Brown-bag lecture features speakers from KC FBI Field Office
The seventh presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series took place on February 25, and featured two agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Kansas City Division – FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dana Kreeger and Intelligence Analyst Kenneth Hines. Kreeger and Hines apprised the audience on the Bureau’s roles, responsibilities,… Read More

Simons Center plans for the future with CGSC faculty



Simons Center plans for the future with CGSC faculty
Interagency faculty members from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College met with CGSC Foundation leadership at the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation on February 18. Attendees included Stephanie Chetraru, USAID; Ralph Erwin, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; Monique Guerrero, CGSC Interagency Fellowship Program; Roderic Jackson, Defense Intelligence Agency; and Kevin… Read More

Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer speaks at latest brown-bag lecture



Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer speaks at latest brown-bag lecture
Mr. Ralph Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer, spoke on the roles and missions of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) on Jan. 28, 2020, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. His presentation was the sixth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series… Read More

10 years ago: AMB Merten and LTG Keen on U.S. relief to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake



10 years ago: AMB Merten and LTG Keen on U.S. relief to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake

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 [...]