Command and General Staff College Foundation (CGSCF)


Sponsor a holiday wreath in honor of a veteran



Sponsor a holiday wreath in honor of a veteran
The CGSC Foundation has joined with Wreaths Across America with the goal to ensure every veteran interred at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery is honored with a wreath of remembrance during the December holiday season. Wreaths Across America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual… Read More

Thanks, Boss



Thanks, Boss
The CGSC Foundation staff would like to say a special “Thank You!” to President and Chief Executive Officer Col. Roderick M. Cox, U.S. Army, retired, on National Boss’s Day. “I am excited about the great things our Foundation does to enhance the educational experience and improve the quality of life… Read More

Foundation staffer participates in library reading program



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 &… Read More

Celebrate National Book Month!



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… Read More

Throwback Thursday: The Grand Opening!



Throwback Thursday: The Grand Opening!

TBT: On April 21, 2010, philanthropist and friend of the Foundation Mr. Ross Perot cut the ribbon signifying the grand opening of the Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation. Mr. Perot funded the establishment of the Simons Center to enhance interagency education and scholarship at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College...

Throwback Thursday: Benny’s a Good Man



Throwback Thursday: Benny’s a Good Man

TBT: CGSC Foundation Trustee Benny Lee plays his clarinet at one of many receptions he has hosted for the Foundation. Lee is noted for his entrepreneurial success, community leadership, and philanthropy, and was recognized as “Kansas City Philanthropist of the Year” in 2014. Recently the CGSC Foundation recognized Lee’s efforts by naming him their “Person of the Month.”

Throwback Thursday: State Surgeon Speaks on Modern Epidemics



Throwback Thursday: State Surgeon Speaks on Modern Epidemics

TBT: Dr. Lee A. Norman, the State Surgeon of Kansas, presented a lecture entitled “Modern Epidemics: Why they occur and why we should worry!” on Monday, April 23, 2018. Dr. Norman spoke about public health issues facing the world at the time, as well as concerns for potential epidemics and pandemics.

Throwback Thursday: Gen. Powell receives Distinguished Leadership Award



Throwback Thursday: Gen. Powell receives Distinguished Leadership Award

TBT: Gen. Colin L. Powell received the CGSC Foundation’s first Distinguished Leadership Award on April 28, 2008. “I am honored to receive this distinguished award,” said Powell. “The education I received 40 years ago at Fort Leavenworth was instrumental in allowing me to assume more important roles in our national security structure…”

Simons Center status update



Simons Center status update
Simons Center Friends and Supporters –Due to health and safety concerns relative to the COVID-19 virus and in cooperation with Army/CGSC and local civil authorities’ directives, we are cancelling or postponing all Foundation events through the first week in May. We thank you for joining with us to help mitigate… Read More