Simons Center News & Announcements


Simons Center Releases Interagency Handbook for Transitions



Simons Center Releases Interagency Handbook for Transitions

The Simons Center announces the release of the Interagency Handbook for Transitions.  This handbook is intended to provide leaders across the interagency community with an overview of transition conditions and considerations to better prepare them for anticipating, planning, executing, and assessing transitions...

Sen. Moran Recognizes Simons Center in Statement to Senate



Sen. Moran Recognizes Simons Center in Statement to Senate

Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) recognized the Simons Center in an October 18 statement delivered on the floor of the Senate.  In his remarks Senator Moran introduced the Simons Center, explaining its mission to improve coordination within U.S. government agencies...

Simons Center Announces Public Writing Competition



Simons Center Announces Public Writing Competition

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (Sept. 12, 2011) The Col. Arthur D. Simons Center for the Study of Interagency Cooperation announces its Interagency Writing Competition for 2012.  The competition is open to the public and recognizes papers that provide insight and fresh thinking in advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of interagency coordination, cooperation, and collaboration at the tactical or operational level of effort...

Simons Center Reveals New Interagency Bibliography



Simons Center Reveals New Interagency Bibliography

The Simons Center is pleased to reveal the first installment of its interagency bibliography.  The bibliography is part of the Simons Center's mission to foster and develop an interagency body of knowledge and boasts over 500 entries regarding interagency issues.  The bibliography includes reports from the Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Research Service, professional publications by subject matter experts, and academic research from both military and non-military institutions...

National Defense Authorization Act passed



National Defense Authorization Act passed

On May 10, the House Armed Services Committee favorably passed the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013. The NDAA provides the authorities and structures necessary for funding the U.S. military, and includes authorities on interagency cooperation...

Simons Center First Anniversary Report



Simons Center First Anniversary Report

Nearly 200 years ago Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on a journey of exploration and discovery into the vastness of the nation’s new territory acquired by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.  The notes, observations and reports of their findings and discoveries along their route provided the most reliable description of the geography...

Announcing ‘call for papers’ for 2011 CGSC Faculty Interagency Writing Competition



Announcing ‘call for papers’ for 2011 CGSC Faculty Interagency Writing Competition

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (March 29, 2011) The CGSC Foundation’s Col. Arthur D. Simons Center for the Study of Interagency Cooperation is conducting its second annual CGSC Faculty Interagency Writing Competition.  The deadline for the précis for papers in this year’s competition is April 15.  The deadline for submitting completed papers deadline is Sept. 1.

Simons Center, CAC, USIP cohost symposium on interagency transitions



Simons Center, CAC, USIP cohost symposium on interagency transitions

The Simons Center cohosted with the Combined Arms Center and the U.S. Institute of Peace a symposium titled “Interagency Transitions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Beyond,” at the newly constructed headquarters of the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., Feb. 3-4.