The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College with support from the CGSC Foundation hosted a visit from 16 members of the Heartland Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) on Jan. 27. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Paul Schlimm, recently of CGSC’s Department of Logistics and Resource Operations (DLRO) is a member of the Council’s board of directors and coordinated this visit as the main event for their monthly meeting.
The group’s visit kicked off with a tour of Fort Leavenworth led by Joe Bailey from the Combined Arms Center historian’s office, followed by a walking tour of the Lewis and Clark Center, and a discussion of CGSC led by Foundation CEO Doug Tystad After the tour, the group gathered in a classroom where the CGSC’s Department of Education Technology had linked in a video teleconference with representatives from U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. After hearing the command overview from TRANSCOM’s Air Force Master Sgt. Tarha Mazych, Lt. Col.(Ret.) Bob Bayless and Lt. Col.’s Wayne Vornholt and Jeremy Westrand, all DLRO instructors, engaged the group in an in-depth discussion of CGSC’s logistics curriculum.
“The DLRO instructors did a magnificent job highlighting the college curriculum in total and the DLRO instruction in particular.” said Foundation CEO Doug Tystad. “As the participants were getting on the bus to head back to KC, they were all in awe of what they learned and exceptionally complementary of the professionalism of the folks with whom they interacted. The College was shown in a superb light thanks to the efforts of all that helped with this group’s visit.”
Since 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has been the leading worldwide professional association dedicated to education, research, and the advancement of the supply chain management profession. With more than 8,500 members globally, representing business, government, and academia from 65 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management. To learn more, visit www.cscmp.org.