We asked. You answered. Thank you to all who participated in the CGSC Foundation’s #GivingTuesdayNow campaign we ran May 2-6. Along with the matching funds from a generous donor, we raised $5,600 to support the wonderful people and programs that make Fort Leavenworth “The best hometown in the Army.” We… Read More
The international military student program at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College provides a professional military cross-cultural exchange unrivaled anywhere in the world. International military officer participation in education and training at Fort Leavenworth dates back to 1894. More than 8,000 international graduates from 164 countries and their… Read More
In uncertain times it can be difficult to know what to do. American hero Mr. Fred Rogers said to “Look for the helpers,” and looking around Fort Leavenworth, we see a lot of helpers. Helpers in uniform. Helpers in scrubs. Helpers behind desks. Helpers delivering food – and toilet paper. It’s time to help the helpers...
The CGSC Foundation has launched a new online Gift Shop to offer unique gifts and logo apparel to the CGSC family and friends. Shoppers can visit the online store at http://giftshop.cgscfoundation.org or by clicking on any of the links on the Foundation website or social media. “This has been in… Read More
TBT: On April 21, 2010, philanthropist and friend of the Foundation Mr. Ross Perot cut the ribbon signifying the grand opening of the Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation. Mr. Perot funded the establishment of the Simons Center to enhance interagency education and scholarship at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College...
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (April 21, 2020) This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Simons Center and the work the Center does in the interagency arena. For 10 years the Simons Center has sought a better understanding of interagency operations and cooperation and ten years ago today, April 21,… Read More
Baan Thai Restaurant in Leavenworth, Kansas, is selected as the CGSC Foundation Corporate Partner for April 2020. “The Baan Thai Restaurant is part of a collection of small businesses working to provide assistance to those in our community who are severely impacted by the economic shutdown as a result of… Read More
TBT: CGSC Foundation Trustee Benny Lee plays his clarinet at one of many receptions he has hosted for the Foundation. Lee is noted for his entrepreneurial success, community leadership, and philanthropy, and was recognized as “Kansas City Philanthropist of the Year” in 2014. Recently the CGSC Foundation recognized Lee’s efforts by naming him their “Person of the Month.”
The CGSC Foundation announces the winners of its inaugural competitive scholarship program. Austin Shoffner, a freshman at Texas A&M University, and Alannah Skinner, a freshman at Iowa State University, earned the $500 college-level scholarships. Abigail Loch, a senior at Leavenworth High School in Leavenworth, Kansas, and Aubrie Penfield, a senior… Read More
TBT: Dr. Lee A. Norman, the State Surgeon of Kansas, presented a lecture entitled “Modern Epidemics: Why they occur and why we should worry!” on Monday, April 23, 2018. Dr. Norman spoke about public health issues facing the world at the time, as well as concerns for potential epidemics and pandemics.