Simons Center News & Announcements


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.

Interagency Collaboration in the War on Terror Symposium



Interagency Collaboration in the War on Terror Symposium
The Simons Center and its parent organization, CGSC Foundation, along with the Kansas City chapter of the Business Executives for National Security (BENS), hosted a symposium on Interagency Collaboration in the War on Terror, Dec. 3, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. A copy of the program which… Read More

Col. Arthur D. Simons Center announces winners of the 2010 Faculty Writing Competition



Col. Arthur D. Simons Center announces winners of the 2010 Faculty Writing Competition
Winners of the 2010 CGSC Faculty Writing Contest: First Place: Major Leonard Lira, Department of Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations. “Searching for the Philosopher’s Stone: An Integrative Approach to the Problems in the Interagency Process” Second Place: James Cricks, Department of Joint Interagency and Multinational Operations. “Are Military Planning Problems… Read More