Simons Center News


The CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center conducted the second of a three part virtual series in the Cold War Symposium on Jan. 11, 2022. This second part was entitled, “Part 2: The Cold War Ends.” The presenters were: • Sean Kalic, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Military History, CGSC, Subject: The Strategic Environment • Lt. Col. (Ret.) […]

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The CGSC Foundation announces the kickoff of the third year of its competitive scholarship program for relatives of U.S. Army Command and General Staff College alumni and others who are Life Members of the Foundation’s Alumni Association. As in previous years, the 2022 Foundation scholarship awards will include at least two $500 scholarships to high […]

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Posted: December 22, 2021 by

On Dec. 18, 2021, national Wreaths Across America Day, the CGSC Foundation helped honor veterans’ graves at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery with wreaths of remembrance. The Foundation’s goal in 2021 was to honor all 900 veterans buried in Section N of the cemetery. – The Foundation achieved that goal with 921 wreaths sponsored. Combined […]

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The CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center conducted the first of a three part virtual series in the Cold War Symposium on Dec. 14, 2021. This first part was entitled, “Part 1: Setting Stage for the End of the Cold War.” The presenters were: • Tim Riley, Director and Chief Curator, America’s National Churchill Museum, Fulton, Mo. […]

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Posted: December 13, 2021 by

The Leavenworth/Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce and the CGSC Foundation conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Fort Leavenworth’s Frontier Army Museum on Dec. 8, 2021, signifying the CGSC Foundation’s opening of operations of the museum’s gift shop. Brandon Johannes, president/CEO of the Leavenworth/Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce, led the ceremony along with the CGSC Foundation […]

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Posted: December 9, 2021 by

On Dec. 18, National Wreaths Across America Day, the CGSC Foundation will help honor veterans’ graves at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery with wreaths of remembrance. The Foundation’s goal in 2021 was to honor all 900 veterans buried in Section N of the cemetery. – We’re proud to announce that we have achieved our goal! […]

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In the latest episode of “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” podcast host Ambassador (Ret.) Deborah McCarthy discusses the diplomacy in Russia with Ambassador Jon Huntsman and Admiral David Manero. McCarthy’s guests examine the effects of the large expulsion of U.S. diplomats from Russia during a period of heightened tensions, their ground game to […]

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Posted: November 24, 2021 by

Happy Thanksgiving to all the alumni, friends and supporters of the CGSC Foundation. As we promised earlier this year, we have been making this year’s National Wreaths Across America Day a priority throughout the year. While we observe Memorial Day as the day we as a nation honor the fallen and Veterans Day to honor […]

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The CGSC Foundation and its Simons Center hosted a Simons Center Distinguished Lecture Series dinner event on Nov. 18, 2021, at June’s Northland in Leavenworth, Kansas. The guest speaker for the evening was retired Col. Pat Proctor, a U.S. Army veteran of both the Afghanistan and the Iraq wars, with more than 25 years of […]

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Posted: November 22, 2021 by

In this edition we highlight the visit from Lt. Gen. (Ret.) H.R. McMaster who delivered our AY22 Powell Lecture and also spoke to an audience of Foundation friends and supporters at a Simons Center Distinguished Lecture Series dinner event the night before. In this edition we also have updates from the CGSC commandant and deputy […]

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