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Medal of Honor Day 2023

On March 25, we recognize and honor the heroism and sacrifice of those who have received the Medal of Honor – the highest and most prestigious award for valor that may be bestowed upon an individual serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The greater Fort Leavenworth community is fortunate to be the home of two […]

VFW Commander-in-Chief visits CGSC

On March 13, 2023, the CGSC Foundation facilitated a visit to the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College by VFW Commander-in-Chief Timothy M. Borland and VFW Director of Programs Lynn W. Rolf, III, for a walk and talk tour of the Lewis and Clark Center and the College. CGSC Dean of Academics Dr. Jack […]

Calling for Alumni Updates!

Beginning in the Fall 2020 edition of the CGSC Foundation News magazine, we began highlighting personal updates from our alumni around the world. Our Spring 2023 edition of the magazine is coming soon and we’d like to hear from you! We’d like to continue seeing and sharing what our alumni are doing these days, whether […]

ARNSF recounts lessons learned from 2011 drawdown in Iraq

The CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center hosted an Arter-Rowland National Security Forum (ARNSF) luncheon event on March 8, 2023, at the Mission Hills Country Club in Kansas City. Simons Center Director Bob Ulin welcomed the ARNSF members, some of whom also introduced their guests. As lunch was winding down Ulin introduced the guest speaker, Lt. Gen. […]

Women and Leadership program members gather to celebrate International Women’s Day

Members of the CGSC Women and Leadership program gathered on March 7, 2023 to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, and reconnect after a break during the winter months. The group first rallied at the 6888th Postal Battalion memorial on Fort Leavenworth for a group photo then met at a member’s home on-post for […]

Three CGSC faculty members receive top awards for education excellence

What makes a good instructor? – “There are three characteristics that make a good teacher – passion, preparation, and humility,” said Dr. Trent Lythgoe, the Command and General Staff College Educator of the Year. “Passion means having a genuine love for teaching, caring about students, and being enthusiastic about what you are teaching,” he explained. […]

Foundation Trustee presents at Park University Black History Month observance

CGSC Foundation Trustee Col. (Ret.) Dwayne Wagner  presented during Park University’s month-long celebration of Black History Month on Feb. 28 at 10 a.m., at the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the Park University Campus. Wagner’s presentation “We have come a long ways…We have a ways to go” was also live-streamed via […]

CGSC Foundation scholarship program for military families kicks off Jan. 3

The CGSC Foundation announces the kickoff of its competitive scholarship program for immediate family members of U.S. Army Command and General Staff College alumni and others who are Life Members of the Foundation’s Alumni Association. The window for applications opened Jan. 3, 2023. The 2023 Foundation scholarship awards include five cash scholarships: one $5000, one […]