U.S. Army War College News

DAILY UPDATE: July 22 - Ashburn Gate now open

DOD, local, personal planning for coronavirus/ COVID-19: This space will be updated regularly to arm our workforce, our student body, and our families about new information relevant to this community, about CDC guidance to avoid contracting or spreading COVID-19.

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CSM Brian Flom takes USAWC leader role

Command Sergeant Major Brian Flom will formally assume leadership responsibility at the U.S. Army War College in a Change of Responsibility Ceremony July, 20 at 1:30 -- streamed live at www.armywarcollege.edu/live.

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Carlisle Barracks honors local school educators

As a way to demonstrate an appreciation for local school districts and highlight the value placed on that community connection, Carlisle Barracks hosted the Excellence in Education reception.

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Army War College Welcomes New Deputy Commandant for Reserve Affairs

Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, in her new role as USAWC Deputy Commandant for Reserve Affairs, is charged with the unique task of advising the commandant and the curriculum with respect to roles and responsibilities of the reserve components of the U.S. armed forces.

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Commandant, Dean partner for ‘hybrid’ Faculty All- Hands Forum

The Faculty All-Hands was the commandant’s opportunity to say farewell and thank you to faculty, and for faculty to ask questions about their role in maintaining a health environment for students about to start the unprecedented education in strategic leadership that the Army War College will deliver.

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Army War College prepares new faculty to guide, teach, mentor Class of 2021

This week the Army War College continues its New Faculty Development, July 7-18. The days are structured thematically, addressing the various needs and challenges new faculty encounter during their first year of teaching here.

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Colonels Command Assessment Program Begins in September

The Colonels Command Assessment Program is the U.S. Army’s new program to expand the Army’s understanding of the commissioned officer’s talents and assess their strategic potential and readiness for command.

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First Year Residence Course in a Virtual World

For the first time, the First Resident Course of the USAWC Distance Education Program did not take place in residence at Carlisle, because the COVID-19 crisis made travel for a two-week course unnecessarily risky.

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AHEC historian Michael Lynch honored with Army Heritage Foundation writing award

Dr. Michael Lynch was honored for his biography, “Edward M. Almond and the U.S Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps,” published by the University Press of Kentucky.

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Army War College farewells senior leader, NLC advisor Command Sgt. Major Alan Hummel

Command Sergeant Major Hummel is leaving the Army after 32 years of service. During his last assignment at Carlisle Barracks, Hummel incorporated his big picture philosophy into the NLC program.

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Carlisle Barracks’ SitRep - Scheduled power outage to Upton Hall July 8, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Updated July 7, 2020

The U.S. Army Garrison Carlisle Barracks SitRep provides updated information about daily operations and happenings on Carlisle Barracks.

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International Fellows prepare to contribute experience to USAWC Class of 2021

Eight international fellows graduated from the US Army War College’s 10-week Academic Preparatory Course, now more prepared for graduate-level seminar discussion, research, and academic writing as students in the resident class of 2021.

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Post-wide exercise to temporarily close Carlisle Barracks July 1, 2020

Carlisle Barracks will conduct a post-wide full-scale exercise on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from noon to 4 p.m. This exercise will incorporate an approximate 30-minute closure of both Claremont and Ashburn gates beginning at noon.

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Commanders: Moving forward in the COVID environment

Commandan“… [N]ow that we successfully got the 2020 academic year resident class to graduate and most of them have now started to hit the road, the focus of this [townhall] shifts to the influx of people coming into this community….t:

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‘The world is watching’ - Congressman Perry marks Army Birthday-themed groundbreaking for USAWC academic building

U.S. Representative Scott Perry, retired Army Brigadier General, is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College. Today, on the Army Birthday, he reminisced about his war college experience and the power of the war college education, soon to be matched with a long-awaited modern academic facility.

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U.S. Army’s 245th Birthday

The U.S. Army was established June 14, 1775, and this year marks 245 years of the Army’s legacy of service to the nation.

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Carlisle Barracks’ SitRep - Letort Ln. closed July 15-17. - Updated July 10, 2020

The U.S. Army Garrison Carlisle Barracks SitRep provides updated information about daily operations and happenings on Carlisle Barracks.

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Class of 2020 Awards for Writing and Research Announced

Army War College students honored for writing and research excellence were announced by Commandant Maj. Gen. John Kem yesterday, Twenty-six students of the Army War College and USAWC Fellows have distinguished themselves with writing, and research awards.

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Faculty excellence celebrated for academic year 2020

Graduation celebrates not only the accomplishment of the graduates but the investment of the faculty. The Faculty Excellence Awards single out those instructors who have earned a special salute for teaching excellence, for public scholarship and for innovation in the academic setting.

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