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“The General and the Ambassador” discuss USAID in war zones

“The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” recently released their fiftieth episode. In this episode, Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy discusses the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) role in war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan with Senior Mission Directors Hilda “Bambi” Arellano and Ken Yamashita. Arellano and Yamashita describe the difficulties and results of USAID development programs in […]

Foundation staffer participates in library reading program

CGSC Foundation Director of Operations Lora Morgan recently participated in the Combined Arms Research Library’s (CARL) Community Reads program. In a video released on October 9, Morgan read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault, illustrated by Lois Ehlert, and read with permission of Simon & Schuster Publishing. Community Reads is […]

Celebrate National Book Month!

October is National Book Month! The importance of the written word cannot be overstated. The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College has long been the lead agent for education and leader development in the Army, and has produced countless soldiers, statesmen, scholars, and authors. The CGSC Foundation is proud to support the faculty and […]

Brown-bag series kicks off with DIA briefing

The first presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2021 was conducted Oct. 6, 2020, in Marshall Auditorium in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Mr. Roderic C. Jackson, the Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, led a […]

“The General and the Ambassador” discuss role of development in national security (pt. 2)

On September 19, part two of Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy’s conversation with former Acting U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Alonzo Fulgham and former Senior USAID Mission Director James Bever was released on “The General and the Ambassador.” This episode continues the examination of the role of development assistance in U.S. national security, with Fulgham […]

HHS, DoD release COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategy

On Wednesday, September 16, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD) released two documents outlining the Trump Administration’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategy. The documents were developed by HHS in coordination with DoD and the Centers of Disease Control (CDC). The vaccine distribution plan is part of Operation Warp […]

CISA and FBI issue alert on Iranian cyber threat

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint alert regarding Iranian-based cyber threats on Tuesday, September 15. According to the alert, “CISA and FBI are aware of a widespread campaign from an Iran-based malicious cyber actor targeting several industries mainly associated with information technology, government, healthcare, […]

Energy, DoD, DHS develop new disaster relief vehicle

The Department of Energy, in collaboration with the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, announced on September 15 that it has awarded Cummins, Inc. approximately $1 million to develop a new disaster relief vehicle. The federally-funded H2Rescue is a hydrogen fuel cell truck that was designed to meet the needs of military and civilian emergency […]

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