Category: Simons Center News & Announcements

Posted: May 26, 2021 by the

Abraham Lincoln asked the nation in his Gettysburg Address 158 years ago “to be dedicated to the great task remaining before us – that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion – that we here highly resolve that these dead shall […]

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Posted: May 25, 2021 by the

The inaugural presentation of the Simons Center National Security Forum was conducted May 20, 2021, in a luncheon event at the Des Moines Embassy Club West (520 Market St., West Des Moines, Iowa 50266). In this presentation of the forum, Lt. Col. John J. Nelson, U.S. Army Retired, chief executive officer of Morris, Nelson & […]

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Posted: April 9, 2021 by the

April is Month of the Military Child. For many military families, their time at Fort Leavenworth is a respite from multiple deployments and time away from their loved ones. These challenges can be especially tough for children. Recognizing the unique burden military dependent children bear, Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger established April as the Month of […]

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The third presentation of the Arter-Rowland National Security Forum was conducted March 29, 2021 in an online conference platform. The program was focused on the Vietnam War. Dr. Jim Willbanks, nationally-recognized scholar of the Vietnam War and Professor Emeritus of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, led the presentation and follow-on discussion with […]

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The second presentation of the Arter-Rowland National Security Forum was conducted Jan. 19, 2021 in an online conference platform. Dr. John R. Deni, Research Professor of Security Studies at the U.S. Army War College and an adjunct professorial lecturer at American University, conducted a presentation on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) entitled “Coalition of […]

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This year’s #GivingTuesday campaign was a rousing success, and we have YOU to thank for it. YOU donated $7,794.64. With our matching donations, that is $15,589.28
raised in support of the Soldiers and military families at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College! Your generosity means so much to those who will benefit from the programs your gifts support…

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This has been a difficult year. COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work, and play. By now, we’ve run out of toilet paper, we’ve lost at least one face mask, and we are all Zoomed-out. We’ve faced what at times seems endless uncertainty, but there’s one thing we are sure of: YOU.

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Thomas A. Gray discussed the topic of the domain of space and interagency operations at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Nov. 19, in Marshall Auditorium in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Gray’s presentation was the second in the series for the 2021 academic year. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile […]

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