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U.S. ties to the Philippines on “The General and the Ambassador”

The latest episode of Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy’s podcast series “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” focuses on U.S. strategic interests in the Philippines. In this episode, Captain Gus Gusentine and Ambassador Harry Thomas discuss their partnership to help the Philippines root out terrorists, fight poverty and address widespread corruption and extrajudicial killings. McCarthy […]

SAMS graduates 158 students

The School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) conducted a virtual graduation ceremony that was posted to the Army University Facebook page and the CGSC YouTube site at 6 p.m. on May 21. The graduating class is comprised of 158 students – 16 from the Advanced Strategic Leader Studies Program (ASLSP) and 142 from the Advanced […]

Throwback Thursday: Ready, Set, Read!

TBT: While currently closed to the general public due to COVID-19, the Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library’s (CARL) continues to provide excellent programs supporting military families sheltering at home, including Bingo for Books, Spring Into Reading, digital story time, and chalk drawing games. The library also provides educational resources to assist first-time teachers. CARL’s support of the students at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College is also commendable…

Armed Forces Day: Who Do You Salute?

For 70 years, our nation has upheld the tradition of Armed Forces Day, saluting those who serve in the Armed Forces on the third Saturday in May. This Armed Forces Day, the CGSC Foundation asks that you join us in saluting those serving at Fort Leavenworth, the best hometown in the Army. On Armed Forces […]

Featured Article: Countering Russian Hybrid Warfare

Russia’s recent operations in Crimea, Eastern Ukraine, and Georgia have disrupted a generation of relative peace and stability between Moscow and its Western neighbors… This article recommends that the U.S. Army needs to escape from the traditional American Way of War and see its role as part of a broader, whole-of-government and comprehensive, approach…

Thank you neighbors!

We asked. You answered. Thank you to all who participated in the CGSC Foundation’s #GivingTuesdayNow campaign. Along with the matching funds from a generous donor, we raised $5,600 to support the wonderful people and programs that make Fort Leavenworth “The best hometown in the Army.” We know there were a lot of worthy causes to […]

10th Anniversary Top 10

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the day the Simons Center first opened its doors and began its good work. “For the last 10 years we have all benefited from the valuable work the Simons Center has accomplished,” said CGSC Foundation President/CEO Rod Cox, and the Simons Center’s chief accomplishment is its publications…

Happy 10th Anniversary to the Simons Center!

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (April 21, 2020) This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Simons Center and the work the Center does in the interagency arena. For 10 years the Simons Center has sought a better understanding of interagency operations and cooperation and ten years ago today, April 21, 2010, Mr. Ross Perot visited […]

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