Simons Center News & Announcements


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
Ambassador (Ret.) Patrick Moon (center) smiles with Brigadier General Scott Efflandt, Deputy Commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (left) and Michael Hockley, Chair of the CGSC Foundation Board of Trustees (right) at the National Security Roundtable on April 4, 2018. Retired Ambassador Patrick S. Moon returned… Read More

Ambassadors discuss country teams in InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Ambassadors discuss country teams in InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Retired Ambassadors David Lambertson and Patrick Moon gave the latest presentation in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series, speaking about Ambassadorial Expectations and Country Team Operations on April 3. During their presentation Ambassadors Lambertson and Moon shared their experiences on Embassy Country Teams and discussed an Ambassador’s expectations of U.S. personnel… Read More

CGSS hosts interagency course for true interagency audience



CGSS hosts interagency course for true interagency audience
The U.S. Army Command and Staff School (CGSS), Fort Belvoir, Virginia Satellite Campus, recently concluded its elective course on Interagency and National Security Coordination to a true interagency audience. The five-week course began in January 2018 and ended at the end of February 18. The elective is hosted through the… Read More

Ethics of Cyber Defense topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Ethics of Cyber Defense topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
On Feb. 26, Dr. Michael H. Hoeflich, the John H. & John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas, led a discussion on the ethics of cyber defense in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. During his presentation Hoeflich… Read More

CALL highlights lessons learned from State personnel



CALL highlights lessons learned from State personnel
The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) recently published a new installment in their “News From The Front” series focused on the experiences of Department of State personnel in interagency operations. Leveraging the Interagency: Insights from the U.S. Department of State Leadership is a collection of articles related to U.S.… Read More

Rousseau briefs on CIA at InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Rousseau briefs on CIA at InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Mr. Kevin Rousseau, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Distinguished Chair for National Intelligence Studies, conducted a presentation on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Jan. 18, in the Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Rousseau briefed on the… Read More

Video from FEB brown-bag now available



Video from FEB brown-bag now available
Video of the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation’s latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture is now available. Mr. Larry A. Hisle, executive director of the Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board (FEB), conducted a presentation on the FEB in the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Dec. 12, in the Arnold Conference Room of… Read More

Happy Holidays from the CGSC Foundation and the Simons Center



Happy Holidays from the CGSC Foundation and the Simons Center
Happy Holidays from the CGSC Foundation and the Simons Center! Left to right: Col. (Ret.) Roderick M. Cox, Program Director, Simons Center; Joan Cabell, CGSC Foundation Director of Development; Elizabeth Ditsch, Simons Center Program Assistant; Ann Soby, CGSC Foundation Director of Operations; Jennifer Herron, Foundation Database/Gift Shop Operations; Col. (Ret.)… Read More