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Simons Center spring 2004 intern conducts final brief

The Simons Center’s most recent collegiate intern, Tom Kuehnel, an undergraduate student from Hamburg, Germany studying at Park University, conducted a final briefing on his project to his advisors, Park University representatives and Simons Center leadership in the McCoy Meetin’ House at Park University on June 14, 2024. Kuehnel’s project for the Simon’s Center resulted […]

Economics topic of latest ARNSF

The CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center hosted an Arter-Rowland National Security Forum luncheon event on June 13, 2024, at the at the Carriage Club in Kansas City. The event featured a presentation entitled “The Economic Impact of Global Conflict.” Simons Center Director Bob Ulin welcomed the ARNSF members and their guests. After lunch, he introduced the […]

Command and General Staff Officers Course graduates June 7

Nearly 1,100 officers graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course June 7, 2024, at the Lewis and Clark Center. The graduating class included mid-career officers from all American military services with the exception of the Coast Guard, as well as 120 international officers representing 94 countries and three federal government civilian […]

No. 34/Spring 2024 (May)

In this edition we honor the lifetime and service of Col. (Ret.) Roger Donlon as our main feature. We also honor the memory of former Chief of Staff of the Army and AUSA President Gen. Gordon Sullivan in our In Memoriam section. We also feature a story on our spring 2024 National Security Roundtable program […]

InterAgency Journal 14-1

The spring 2024 edition of the InterAgency Journal begins with the first of a two-part article discussing key considerations in the Department of Defense’s of the move towards “electrifying” its operations. This first part explores the issues surrounding the vulnerability of our supply chain of rare earths and strategic metals. The second part of this […]

SAMS Class of 2024 graduates 147

The U.S. Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) Class of 2024 graduated May 3, 2024, in a ceremony conducted in the Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Totaling 147 graduates, the class was comprised of every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, including one officer from the U.S. Space […]

Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day 2024

Observed on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is an annual day of remembrance to honor all those who died in service to the U.S. during peacetime and war. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers place American flags on graves at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3 […]

ARNSF members learn about Operation Enduring Freedom in the Philippines

The CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center hosted an Arter-Rowland National Security Forum luncheon event on May 16, 2024, at the Carriage Club in Kansas City. The event featured a presentation on Operation Enduring Freedom–Philippines. Simons Center Director Bob Ulin welcomed the ARNSF members and welcomed guests. After lunch, he introduced the guest speaker Dr. Barry M. […]