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InterAgency Journal 11-1



InterAgency Journal 11-1
Welcome to this first edition of the InterAgency Journal for 2020. This year marks a milestone anniversary for the Simons Center and the work the Center does in the interagency environment. The Simons Center celebrates its 10th anniversary on April 21. As is the usual approach in the IAJ, feature… Read More

Brown-bag focuses on USAID’s mission to build self-reliance



Brown-bag focuses on USAID’s mission to build self-reliance
The eighth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2020 was conducted March 12, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Stephanie Chetraru, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Distinguished Chair for Development Studies, spoke on the… Read More

Brown-bag lecture features speakers from KC FBI Field Office



Brown-bag lecture features speakers from KC FBI Field Office
The seventh presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series took place on February 25, and featured two agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Kansas City Division – FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dana Kreeger and Intelligence Analyst Kenneth Hines. Kreeger and Hines apprised the audience on the Bureau’s roles, responsibilities,… Read More

Simons Center plans for the future with CGSC faculty



Simons Center plans for the future with CGSC faculty
Interagency faculty members from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College met with CGSC Foundation leadership at the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation on February 18. Attendees included Stephanie Chetraru, USAID; Ralph Erwin, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; Monique Guerrero, CGSC Interagency Fellowship Program; Roderic Jackson, Defense Intelligence Agency; and Kevin… Read More

Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer speaks at latest brown-bag lecture



Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer speaks at latest brown-bag lecture
Mr. Ralph Erwin, Senior Geospatial Intelligence Officer, spoke on the roles and missions of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) on Jan. 28, 2020, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. His presentation was the sixth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series… Read More

Interagency faculty support Sergeants Major Course



Interagency faculty support Sergeants Major Course
CGSC interagency faculty members traveled to Fort Bliss, Texas, Dec. 6, 2019, to teach Sergeants Major Course students at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA). The CGSC Interagency faculty representatives met individually with separate classrooms to discuss their respective organizations and listen to student briefings on some of the… Read More

Defense Intelligence Agency topic of latest brown-bag lecture



Defense Intelligence Agency topic of latest brown-bag lecture
The fifth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2020 was conducted Dec. 10, 2019, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Mr. Roderic C. Jackson, the Defense Intelligence Chair and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Representative to the Combined… Read More

KC Federal Executive Board director presents at IA Brown-Bag Lecture



KC Federal Executive Board director presents at IA Brown-Bag Lecture
Mr. Larry A. Hisle, the executive director of the Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board (FEB), spoke about the many, many programs of the Greater Kansas City FEB during the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture conducted Nov. 26, 2019, in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room. Hisle briefly touched on… Read More

InterAgency Journal 10-4



InterAgency Journal 10-4
The fourth and final issue of the InterAgency Journal for 2019 closes out the year with articles on a variety of topics including economics and national security, applying military planning methodology to natural disaster planning, the use of satellite technology to prevent mass atrocities, a review of stability operations in… Read More