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What do YOU owe the world?

Six months ago the CGSC Foundation and the Jewish Community Center were interested in a partnership and program around ethics. Once the discussions begain, Dr. Shannon French, the General Hugh Shelton Distinguished Visiting Chair in Ethics for the CGSC Foundation, was invited to join and help create a program called “What do YOU Owe the […]

Fundraiser highlights history, Foundation mission

The CGSC Foundation conducted a fundraising event at the historic Frank Lloyd Wright home of Jim Blair in Kansas City on Oct. 25, 2018. Friends of the Foundation were in attendance at the event, which was hosted by Kevin Hancock, Foundation Trustee Wes Westmoreland and Michael Lintecum. The Foundation’s purpose in hosting an outreach/fundraising event […]

Pershing lecture examines ‘The Fate of the Kaiser’

On Oct. 24, Dr. Donald Scott Stephenson presented “Caesar Without Legions: The German Army and the Fate of the Kaiser” as part of the General of the Armies John J. Pershing Great War Centennial Series. Dr. Stephenson examined the Kaiser’s decision, when in November 1918, the Kaiser was facing defeat on the battlefield and revolution […]

Space Force subject of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture

Mr. Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, spoke on the topic of a “Space Force” on Oct. 24 as part of the Inter-Agency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019. The title of Mr. Gray’s presentation was “The Domain of Space […]

CGSC professor speaks on Russian threat to U.S. national security

As part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Mark R. Wilcox, Associate Professor and LTG William Eldridge Odom Chair for Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Studies at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College presented a talk titled, “Meeting the Russian Challenge in a Competitive Security Environment: Whither America’s National Interests,” to a […]

Foundation hosts new KC marketing company for ‘Walk and Talk’

On Oct. 11, the CGSC Foundation hosted i.3.Identity, a new marketing company in Kansas City whose associates have nearly 200 years combined experience in marketing, content, and communication experience. Foundation President/CEO Doug Tystad first led the group on a driving tour of Fort Leavenworth, taking them around to the key historic sites. They learned the […]

DJIMO leads fall NSRT program

The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s Department of Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations (DJIMO) and the CGSC Foundation cohosted a National Security Roundtable program Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The focus of this program was on the relationships and issues with China and India. On […]

CGSC Foundation announces new President/CEO

The CGSC Foundation has completed its search for a new President/Chief Executive Officer this fall with the selection of retired Army Colonel Roderick M. Cox. Cox has served as the program director of the CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center since March 2016. The Foundation’s search began in April this year after current President/CEO, Doug Tystad, announced […]