Every year our nation celebrates its independence, commemorating its official “Declaration of Independence” made on July 4, 1776.
Many do not realize that the birth of the nation through that declaration was preceded by the establishment of the Continental Army on June 14, 1775. After the Declaration of Independence, the… Read More
CGSS Director Col. Scott Green hosted the awards ceremony for the award recipients of the CGSOC Class of 2020 in Marshall Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center on June 11, 2020. The Marshall Award, the first award presented in the ceremony, went to Maj. Sarah M. Gerstein. As the… Read More
Amid the restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic traditional Command and General Staff Officer Course (CGSOC) graduation ceremonies at Fort Leavenworth and its satellite campuses were conducted in a virtual environment for the 2020 classes of the course.
Students in the Fort Lee, Va., satellite campus class graduated on April 22,… Read More
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)… Read More
In this edition we bring you an interview with the new CGSC Commandant, Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey which was conducted prior to the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Since our last edition and before the shelter-in-place mandates, we’ve had the opportunity to conduct several events and activities which are… Read More
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...
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… Read More
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… Read More
TBT: The international military student program at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College provides a professional military cross-cultural exchange unrivaled anywhere in the world. International military officer participation in education and training at Fort Leavenworth dates back to 1894. More than 8,000 international graduates from 164 countries and their families have studied...
In uncertain times it can be difficult to know what to do. American hero Mr. Fred Rogers said to “Look for the helpers,” and looking around Fort Leavenworth, we see a lot of helpers. Helpers in uniform. Helpers in scrubs. Helpers behind desks. Helpers delivering food - and toilet paper. It’s time to help the helpers...