U.S. Army War College News

POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBD: Army War College to sponsor forum on Scholarship of Teaching, Learning for Joint PME

TO BE RESCHEDULED: Join colleagues in Joint Professional Military Education at the first first JPME Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Forum, March 31 at the Army War College, Carlisle Pa.

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Army awards $85M contract to build new Army War College academic building

The Army announced March 9, 2020, that Manhattan Construction Co., Arlington, Virginia, was awarded an $85,407,155 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a new four-story, 201,000 square-foot general instruction building to support the U.S. Army War College.

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Carlisle Barracks’ SitRep: DEERS/ID Card Section closed until Wednesday, March 11 - Updated March 9, 2020

The U.S. Army Garrison Carlisle Barracks SitRep provides updated information about daily operations and happenings on Carlisle Barracks. DEERS/ID Card Section closed today Monday, March 9, until Wednesday, March 11 - Updated March 9, 2020

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U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris: US-ROK vital to regional, global security

U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris discussed the ever-changing environment and excellent opportunities in the Indo-Pacom area during his presentation to the Army War College class in Bliss Hall, Feb. 27. He addressed developments reshaping the region, and noted the shared values, concerns and economic interests represented by the U.S. and ROK alliance.

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War College partners with middle school students to celebrate Black History

Recognizing Black History Month, the Army War College celebrated the talent of 21 area students for their essays about the struggle for Black Americans’ voting rights, and about famous Black Americans. The students wrote about the theme, “African Americans and the Vote” in a college-sponsored regional essay contest.

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The Community Leader Information Forum

The Community Leader Information Forum is open to all Army War College/ Carlisle Barracks community members, led by Commandant Maj. Gen. John Kem and Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Courtney Short monthly at the Letort View Community Center.

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Kevin Weddle featured in History Channel’s ‘Washington’

Dr. Kevin Weddle, Army War College faculty, is a featured historian in the mini-series, “Washington,” featured on the History Channel this month and streaming on that channel in three episodes about George Washington: Loyal Subject, Rebel Commander, and Father of His Country.

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DoD to maintain commitment to health while restructuring military hospitals, clinics

DoD has released plan to restructure 50 military hospitals and clinics to maximize medical facility contributions to wartime readiness while keeping obligation to provide outstanding health care to our benefits.

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JLASS program: Strategic negotiations highlight role of diplomacy

Army War College JLASS students tested and refined skills in leadership, team dynamics, and negotiations during an experiential education event, the International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise, or ISCNE.

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Author Raymond Ibrahim to address Islam & West in part 4 of Controversies in Military History series

Author Raymond Ibrahim will address ‘Islam and Christianity: 14 centuries of war’ on Wed, Feb 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the US Army Heritage & Education Center.

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All-volunteer Tax Assistance Center opens for tax season

The Carlisle Barracks all-volunteer Tax Assistance Center officially opened for the 2020 tax season Feb. 3. This year, the tax center moved into Bldg. 637 on Liggett Rd. The center’s services are available to active duty military members, their families and military retirees. Their hours are Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to noon, and, 12:30 to 4 p.m.

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Innovative professionals deliver a high quality of life at Carlisle Barracks

Armed with an arsenal of quality military and family programs, the staff of innovative professionals at Carlisle Barracks delivers a high quality of life to its military, family and retiree communities every day.

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Defense industry leaders engage War College students

Industry leaders descended upon the Army War College yesterday during the School’s annual Industry Day, giving the class of 2020 opportunity to better understand the defense industry, military partnerships with industry, and the path to better outcomes.

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Islam & West, next AHEC Provocative Topic

Dr. John O. Voll, Georgetown University Professor Emeritus of Islamic History, will address ‘Islam and the West: allies and enemies in history’ on Feb 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the US Army Heritage & Education Center.

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Carlisle Barracks’ pedestrian smart gate open for use

Carlisle Barracks’ new enhanced security pedestrian smart gate located at the entrance to post on Ashburn Dr. is ready for use. Individuals wishing to use? the gate will need to register their I.D. cards at the Visitor Center.

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Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues begin at Dickinson College

The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues, brings the unique strengths of an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective to critically examine and reflect upon contemporary issues

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MLK legacy brings the Power of Opportunities

Army War College student Air Force Lt. Col. Selicia Mitchell of the North Carolina National Guard spoke to USAWC students, faculty, and staff in Root Hall, Jan. 21 of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King during the annual MLK observance. Mitchell also reflected on the power of opportunities that lead her to become the first black woman to hold a command position as Lt. Col. In the NCANG.

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Army Astronaut holds live Q&A from Space

Yesterday afternoon the futures seminar of the Army War College and faculty had the unique opportunity to talk from Collings Hall to Astronaut Col. Andrew Morgan of the U.S. Army aboard the International Space Station.

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Norwegian Special Forces Commander becomes 70th member of USAWC International Fellows Hall of Fame

The Army War College gathered to honor Maj. Gen. Gråtrud as a most distinguished member of the Class of 2009. The commander of Norway’s Special Forces since September 2017, he is the 70th USAWC graduate to receive the International honor.

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