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No. 17/Fall 2014 (Nov)



No. 17/Fall 2014 (Nov)
The 17th edition of the CGSC Foundation News comes on the heels of a very busy fall season for the Foundation. In this edition we highlight our 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award and our Celebration of International Friendship – two major events of which we are especially proud. We also continue… Read More

No. 16/Summer 2014 (June)



No. 16/Summer 2014 (June)
The 16th edition of the CGSC Foundation News comes at a very busy time for the Foundation. With new Foundation and College leadership we are forging ahead to make a difference in developing leaders of character and competence for future service to the nation. We also salute our outstanding faculty… Read More

Simons Center announces third annual Open Interagency Writing Competition



Simons Center announces third annual Open Interagency Writing Competition
The Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation announces its third annual open Interagency Writing Competition for 2014. The competition is open to the public and recognizes papers that provide insight and fresh thinking in advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of interagency coordination, cooperation, and collaboration at the tactical or operational level of effort. The competition opens May 1. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.

No. 14/Spring 2013 (April)



No. 14/Spring 2013 (April)
The 14th edition of the CGSC Foundation News is full of good news and sad news. We celebrate the beginning of sales of the 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coins and the Generals of the Army book, but simultaneously we are saying goodbye to Foundation Board President Hyrum Smith and the only… Read More

The Army’s Approach to Leader Development



The Army’s Approach to Leader Development
Any look at the State Department’s professional education and training programs may benefit from a corresponding review of how other agencies handle this important career development requirement. Such comparisons may help bring into sharper focus the unstated assumptions and invisible organizational values... (Editor's Note: The Army's Approach to Leader Development was published in the Foreign Service Journal in the July-August 2012, Vol. 89, No. 7-8, edition.)