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241st Army Birthday – CSA video message



241st Army Birthday – CSA video message
When the American Revolution broke out, the rebellious colonies did not possess an army in the modern sense. Rather, the revolutionaries fielded an amateur force of colonial troops, cobbled together from various New England militia companies.  They had no unified chain of command, and although Artemas Ward of Massachusetts exercised… Read More

SAMS Class of 2016 graduates May 26



SAMS Class of 2016 graduates May 26
“The mind is the key to victory,” Lt. Gen. Gary H. Cheek told U.S. military and international officers, and civilians from U.S. federal agencies graduating from the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies on May 26 at 9 a.m. in the Eisenhower Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center.… Read More

Remember…Memorial Day 2016



Remember…Memorial Day 2016
In 1866, some of the first Decoration Day ceremonies were held in Columbus, Mississippi and Waterloo, New York to honor those that died during the Civil War. Later renamed Memorial Day and expanded to include those who have died in all American wars, this tradition has always included a somber… Read More

Former ambassador to Greece visits CGSC



Former ambassador to Greece visits CGSC
Ambassador (Ret.) Charles P. Ries visited the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth May 10-11, as part of the CGSC Foundation’s DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy program. During his visit Ries was hosted by Bill Pugh from CGSC’s Department of Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations (DJIMO).… Read More