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The Army – The nation’s first institution

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 Continental Army became known as […]

Extending a thank you

CGSC Foundation President/CEO Rod Cox and Co-Founder/Chief Development Officer Bob Ulin presented Dr. Jeff Colyer, the Foundation’s “Person of the Month” for May with a framed and signed version of his person of the month feature article on June 15, 2020. “This was just our way of extending our thanks to Dr. Colyer,” said Cox. […]

CGSOC Class of 2020 Individual Awards

Prior to the CGSOC Class of 2020 virtual graduation ceremony on June 12, CGSS Director Col. Scott Green conducted an in-person awards ceremony on June 11 in the Marshall Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center to present the individual awards to the winners. No other students or outside guests were allowed in order to […]

Virtual ceremonies mark the CGSOC Class of 2020

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, 2020, with 62 graduates from […]

SAMS graduates 158 students

The School of Advanced Military Studies 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) and 142 from the Advanced Military […]

Thank you neighbors!

We asked. You answered. Thank you to all who participated in the CGSC Foundation’s #GivingTuesdayNow campaign we ran May 2-6. 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 lot […]

Foundation launches new online Gift Shop

The CGSC Foundation has launched a new online Gift Shop to offer unique gifts and logo apparel to the CGSC family and friends. Shoppers can visit the online store at http://giftshop.cgscfoundation.org or by clicking on any of the links on the Foundation website or social media. “This has been in development for a while now,” […]

Happy 10th Anniversary to the Simons Center!

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (April 21, 2020) This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Simons Center and the work the Center does in the interagency arena. For 10 years the Simons Center has sought a better understanding of interagency operations and cooperation and ten years ago today, April 21, 2010, Mr. Ross Perot visited […]