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At this time in our nation's history, leadership education is the critical task to arm our military services with informed, ethical, strategic decision-makers for a complex security environment. The Army War College's role is to produce strategic leaders and ideas invaluable to the nation.

Every day, faculty, students and graduates are making valued and necessary contributions for the Army, the Defense Department, the United States - and countries around the world whose military leaders study here. Your educational experience will be life-changing. Not only will you pursue your personal and professional development, you will be able to take part in group or individual research projects that will contribute substantively to the understanding of key strategic issues.

Commandant's Welcome Letter

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Focused on family, fitness, and academic support, the Army Garrison team at Carlisle Barracks is a full-service, customer-focused professional staff here for our residents, students, employees, and the large military community that relies on us for military benefits and support.

Transition can be difficult for families, especially, and Carlisle Barracks has mastered the art of easing transitions. The team here is ready to advise you before you arrive and guide you upon arrival. You'll find contact information peppered through this web site. Close working relationships with the area school districts, the transportation office, and the housing office have created best practices in anticipating your needs, responding to your queries, and minimizing bureaucracy. The school liaison office is a particularly important one-stop resource about our Child Development Center, school-age Youth Services and Youth Sports, area schools and home-schooling [See Families with Children Section] in the Family Choices section, below.

Garrison Commander's Welcome Letter