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Register now for Connections 2021

The Connections Wargaming Conference is an annual event conducted each summer to bring together practitioners from every segment of the wargaming community. Connections is open to all wargaming practitioners and international participation is welcome. Connections Conference 2021, a virtual event hosted by Army University and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, is being […]

Lt. Gen. Martin assumes command of CAC

Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin assumed command of Fort Leavenworth and the Combined Arms Center in a ceremony May 28, 2021 at the Frontier Conference Center. Martin took command from Lt. Gen. James Rainey who had served as commander since Dec. 16, 2019. Rainey’s next assignment is as the Army G3, deputy chief of staff in […]

SAMS graduates in virtual ceremony

The School of Advanced Military Studies conducted a virtual graduation ceremony that was posted on the Army University YouTube and Facebook pages on May 27.  The graduating class was comprised of 155 students – 16 from the Advanced Strategic Leader Studies Program (ASLSP) and 139 from the Advanced Military Studies Program (AMSP). All graduates earn […]

Fort Leavenworth inducts Hall of Fame members

Fort Leavenworth inducted four new members to its Hall of Fame on May 20, 2021, at the Lewis and Clark Center. This year’s inductees were Gen. Leonard T. Gerow, Brig. Gen. Elizabeth P. Hoisington, Brig. Gen. Sherian G. Cadoria, and Mrs. Elizabeth Schenck Smith. The three women are the first to be inducted into the […]

Simons Center National Security Forum focuses on human trafficking

The inaugural presentation of the Simons Center National Security Forum was conducted May 20, 2021, in a luncheon event at the Des Moines Embassy Club West (520 Market St., West Des Moines, Iowa 50266). In this presentation of the forum, Lt. Col. John J. Nelson, U.S. Army Retired, chief executive officer of Morris, Nelson & […]

CGSS faculty member selected as Fulbright Scholar

Professor Robert D. Spessert, JD, assistant professor in the U.S. Army University’s Command and General Staff School at Fort Gordon, Ga., has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Hungary. Spessert will lecture at National University of Public Service in Budapest, with duties in the Faculty of Military Sciences and Officer Training during the […]

CGSC Professor Emeritus Dr. James H. Willbanks presents Vietnam lecture

The 13th lecture in the Vietnam War Commemoration Lecture Series was conducted May 13, 2021 at June’s Northland in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas (614 Pottawatomie St.). During this 13th lecture of the series guests enjoyed a reception and buffet dinner while Dr. James H. Willbanks, Professor Emeritus and former General of the Army George C. Marshall […]

‘Generals of the Army’ editor conducts autograph session

On May 13, Dr. James H. Willbanks, CGSC Professor Emeritus and editor of “Generals of the Army,” a book commissioned by the CGSC Foundation and published in 2013, was on hand in the Foundation’s offices to meet with staff, faculty and students and sign copies of the book. The CGSC Foundation began the book project […]