Category: Simons Center News & Announcements

Posted: November 15, 2021 by the

The Cold War Symposium kicked off on Nov. 9, 2021, with a dinner event at June’s Northland in Leavenworth, Kansas, hosted by the CGSC Foundation and its Simons Center. The purpose of the Cold War Symposium is to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, to promote scholarship, and to recognize […]

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Kirsten Krawczyk, the CGSC Distinguished Chair for National Intelligence Studies, led a discussion on the organization, mission, and U.S. military relationship with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the second presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2022 on Oct. 20, 2021. Several CGSC students and faculty, including the other interagency […]

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In this fourth presentation of the Arter-Rowland National Security Forum, Lt. Col. John J. Nelson, U.S. Army Retired, chief executive officer of Morris, Nelson & Associates, LLC, and a senior research fellow of the Arthur D. Simons Center, delivered a presentation on Counter Human Trafficking efforts in the United States. The CGSC Foundation and the […]

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The first presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2022 was conducted at 12:30 p.m., Sept. 21 in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Mr. Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army […]

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The CGSC Foundation hosted a Simons Center Distinguished Lecture Series event on Sept. 7, 2021, at the Carriage Club in Kansas City, Mo. The special guest for the evening was retired Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster who served as the 26th assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. The evening began with a reception for […]

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Posted: June 9, 2021 by the

Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin assumed command of Fort Leavenworth and the Combined Arms Center in a ceremony May 28, 2021 at the Frontier Conference Center. Martin took command from Lt. Gen. James Rainey who had served as commander since Dec. 16, 2019. Rainey’s next assignment is as the Army G3,

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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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