CEO Update


Striving to be good stewards



Striving to be good stewards
Foundation CEO Doug Tystad provides an orientation briefing about the Foundation and its operations to the attendees of the National Security Roundtable on Nov. 30. As we close in on the end of 2016, we are conducting our annual fundraising appeal to our wonderful donors. Throughout the year, we receive… Read More

College rhythm



College rhythm
The Class of 2016 graduated and has mostly departed which put the College into its “summer rhythm.”  Most people assume that because the students have left, everyone goes on leave, takes leisurely strolls in the hallways, gets caught up on reading, and so forth. But the College really doesn’t slow… Read More

Congrats to the CGSOC Class of 2016



Congrats to the CGSOC Class of 2016
Congratulations to the CGSC Classes of 2016! The SAMS Class of 2016 has graduated and departed for the most part and the CGSOC Class of 2016 graduates on June 10. The CGSC Foundation has been pleased to be a part of these classes and to have supported in a number… Read More

Big ideas require big decisions and follow up



Big ideas require big decisions and follow up
We recently conducted our semi-annual board of trustees meeting here at Fort Leavenworth. These are always high stress exercises because our trustees are our governing body and they have momentous decisions to make about the future of the Foundation. This meeting was no different. – We focused on big ideas… Read More

Successful programs, generous sponsors



Successful programs, generous sponsors
The CGSC Foundation just completed three very successful programs in support of our mission in the past two weeks: our Women’s Conference on March 2-3; the National Security Round Table (NSRT) cohosted with the School of Advanced Military Studies on March 8-9; and the General of the Armies John J.… Read More

Leaning forward



Leaning forward
In my previous column I told you that I would talk about some of our new programs for 2016 that the Foundation will be sponsoring or co-sponsoring with other organizations. We are pleased to be able to present what has become our “standard fare” including the Hyrum Smith talk to… Read More

Into the new year



Into the new year
I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday break as much as I did. I have talked to a number of students and faculty that were grateful for the break but were slowly getting back into the swing of the academic requirements. The Class of 2016 is on the downward slide, the… Read More

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!



Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
On behalf of the CGSC Foundation Board of Trustees and the staff, I would like to wish each of you a very joyous and fulfilling holiday season. My family will celebrate Christmas together as I know a number of will as well. Some will celebrate other holidays of the season… Read More