Simons Center News & Announcements


NGA focus of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



NGA focus of second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Yesterday afternoon, students, faculty, and staff of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College once again filled the Arnold Conference Room to attend an InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture. The subject of Monday’s lecture was the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Mr. Ralph M. Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer and NGA Liaison… Read More

Standing room only at first brown-bag lecture of AY2018



Standing room only at first brown-bag lecture of AY2018
On Tuesday afternoon, over 100 students, staff, and faculty of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), as well other individuals from the surrounding area, packed into the Arnold Conference Room at CGSC’s Lewis and Clark Center to attend the inaugural lecture in CGSC’s Academic Year 2018 Interagency… Read More

InterAgency Brown-Bag Lectures return for AY 2018



InterAgency Brown-Bag Lectures return for AY 2018
The InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is returning for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Academic Year 2018. The InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School (CGSS) and the Colonel Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation is an extracurricular, interagency topic-focused … Read More

CGSC Class of 2017 graduates



CGSC Class of 2017 graduates
Nearly 1,200 officers graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course on June 9 at 9 a.m on the Fort Leavenworth main parade field.  The graduating class includes mid-career officers from all American military services as well as 110 international officers representing 85 countries and 15 federal… Read More

President of Special Forces Association “Bull” Simons chapter visits Simons Center



President of Special Forces Association “Bull” Simons chapter visits Simons Center
Mr. Terry Buckler, President of Chapter 29 of the U.S. Army Special Forces Association, visited the Simons Center on June 6. Chapter 29 is the Colonel Arthur D. “Bull” Simons Memorial Chapter of the Special Forces Association, and serves the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Colonel Arthur “Bull” Simons led… Read More

SAMS student featured in ‘Face of Defense’



SAMS student featured in ‘Face of Defense’
A student from the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) has been featured in “Face of Defense,” a news feature that runs on the Defense Departments website each week. The article on Army Col. Oscar Doward Jr., commander of U.S. Army Central’s 2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment, was published on June… Read More

Memorial Day 2017



Memorial Day 2017
Memorial Day represents a day of national awareness and reverence, honoring Americans who died while defending the nation and its values. Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday in May, honors service members who have died in all U.S. wars. Memorial Day differs from Veterans Day even though both federal… Read More

Video from USAID “Brown-Bag” available



Video from USAID “Brown-Bag” available
Video of the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation’s latest lecture in the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is now available. Mr. Patrick J. Wesner, the Command and General Staff College Distinguished Chair for Development Studies, spoke about history and mission of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on April 6,… Read More

Jaax speaks on ebola, biological warfare



Jaax speaks on ebola, biological warfare
Dr. Jerry Jaax, Colonel (Ret.), U.S. Army Veterinarian Corps, and former Kansas State University Associate Vice Provost for Research Compliance, visited Fort Leavenworth on 1 May as part of the Simons Center’s Interagency Speaker Series. Jaax is a world renowned expert in the field of pandemic infectious disease control, serving … Read More

Ambassador Moon visits Fort Leavenworth



Ambassador Moon visits Fort Leavenworth
Ambassador (Ret.) Patrick S. Moon, former U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, visited the Leavenworth area 26-28 April where he shared his expertise as part of the Simons Center’s Interagency Speaker Series program. Ambassador Moon met with… Read More