Command and General Staff College (CGSC)


Featured Article: What Makes the JIIM so Different?



Featured Article: What Makes the JIIM so Different?
Featured article: Why We Keep Getting it Wrong: What Makes the JIIM so Different? by William J. Davis, Jr. When I told a senior military officer who had spent significant time working on Capitol Hill and who had deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan that I was thinking about writing… Read More

Featured Article: CIA’s Covert Action in 1954



Featured Article: CIA’s Covert Action in 1954
Featured article: A CGSC International Hall of Fame Member and the CIA’s Covert Action in 1954 by John G. Breen The International Hall of Fame at the Army’s Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, KS, was established in 1973 to recognize prominent, international military officer graduates. Inductees have… Read More

InterAgency Journal 8-4



InterAgency Journal 8-4
Inside this issue: Features A Brief History of Scandals: Special Oversight Challenges in National Security Interrogations by Erik Jens A CGSC International Hall of Fame Member and the CIA’s Covert Action in 1954 by John G. Breen Application of the Ethical Triangle in the 2014 Ebola Epidemic: A Case Study… Read More

Call for Papers: 2018 Ethics Symposium



Call for Papers: 2018 Ethics Symposium
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Ethics Symposium Announcement and Call for Papers Organizers: The United States Army Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and the CGSC Foundation, Inc. will co-host a symposium entitled: “The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict” War… Read More

UN Assistant Secretary-General meets with CGSC students, faculty



UN Assistant Secretary-General meets with CGSC students, faculty
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Kevin M. Kennedy met with faculty and students in a professional development session Oct. 19, in Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center to discuss a variety of topics ranging from the current situation in Syria to various U.N. humanitarian and peacekeeping missions both past… Read More

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

Volume focuses on security planning



Volume focuses on security planning
The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Press recently published a second volume focused on viewing operational planning through a joint, interagency, and multinational lens. The first volume was published in 2015. Through the Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Lens: Linking the Strategic Environment and Operational Planning includes chapters… 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

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

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