Improving Interagency Coordination in Africa
by Robert Bennett
United States Army Africa (USARAF) executes over 400 activities annually valued at $2 million. These activities augment activities sponsored by other U.S. government, private charitable foundations, churches, and regional African organizations. The stated goals for these activities are complementary, but… Read More
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
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
Earlier this year, the RAND Corporation published a report suggesting a new cyber strategy for the U.S. Army. Tactical Cyber proposes a strategy for tactical Army cyber operations and describes how the Army should use available resources to achieve mission objectives.
RAND’s report documents research conducted as part of the… Read More
On March 15, the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) announced that actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise had been selected as the 2017 recipient of the George Catlett Marshall Medal for his commitment to the men and women of our nation’s armed forces. Sinise will receive the award, AUSA’s… Read More
Outsider: The Army Interagency Experience at the Department of Commerce
by Samuel T. Fuller
A U.S. Army strategist’s core competency is the ability to take an executive-level concept
and turn it into an order. This order will move or manage personnel, equipment, and effects between military formations in… Read More
The Combined Arms Center has announced the 2016 General William E. DePuy Writing Competition. This year’s theme is “Educating the Force: What is the Right Balance between Training and Education?” The contest closes July 11, 2016.
Possible topics include but are not limited to:
Do soldiers really need higher education?… Read More
Closes 11 July 2016
The Combined Arms Center has announced the 2016 General William E. DePuy Writing Competition. This year’s theme is “Educating the Force: What is the Right Balance between Training and Education?” The contest closes July 11, 2016, with first, second, and third place winners announced at a… Read More
This paper examines the criticality of Army-interagency collaboration and assess the Army’s readiness to effectively engage and leverage the interagency. It discusses existing guidance and illustrate the need for a more clearly-articulated Army interagency strategy.
Earlier this year, the Department of the Army released a pamphlet on the subject of engagement. The pamphlet includes a section which calls for Soldiers to be trained to work with host nation security forces, international government organizations, and interagency partners...