U.S. Army War College News

War College honors students for excellence in research, instructors for excellence in teaching

Four Army War College students received awards for excellence in research and writing. The Army War College honors annually its top faculty for excellence in teaching.

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Ten Helpful Tips for the Class of 2019: USAWC Welcome Page

New to the War College Class of 2019? Check these 10 tips for a smart head start to the next year.

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Orientation introduces new faculty to Army War College experience

The New Faculty Orientation was held at the US Army War College from July 9 – 11, 2018. It prepared new faculty members for their assignments by addressing instructional needs, providing networking opportunities, modeling teaching strategies, and emphasizing the culture of faculty development at every level.

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Votel talks strategic leadership challenges

The Army War College welcomed Gen. Joseph Votel, Commander U.S. Central Command, to discuss the strategic leadership challenges he faces with Second Resident Course students of the Army War College’s Distance Education Program in Bliss Hall, July 16.

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Commandant welcomes Second Resident Course

Army War College Commandant, Maj. Gen. John Kem, welcomes the 372 students of the Distance Education Program Class of 2018 back to Carlisle Barracks for the beginning of their Second Resident Course in Bliss Hall July 16.

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Gaming in the USAWC classroom: Reinforcing strategic lessons through real world scenario

Recent events in the South China Sea have influenced economies and relations of countries throughout the world, and the Army War College used contemporary events in this critical region to reinforce lessons in strategic studies.

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USAWC Class of 2018 Distance Graduation: What you need to know

The graduation ceremony of the Army War College Distance Class of 2018 is scheduled for Friday, July 27th at 9 a.m. at the Wheelock Bandstand on Carlisle Barracks’ historic parade ground.

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Army announces Austin as the home of new Army Futures Command

The U.S. Army announced today that, after a months-long review of potential sites, its new Futures Command will be headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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Army approves new physical fitness test

The Army approved a new physical fitness test for all Active, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers that is highly correlated with combat readiness.

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Army completes 2nd year of Native American disinterments from Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery

Army National Military Cemeteries completed the second year of archaeology and forensic anthropology work at the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery on June 26, 2018. The Army continued to honor Native American families’ requests for the return of remains of Native American children who had attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, so that they may be re-interred with their family.

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Army to extend OSUT for Infantry Soldiers

In 2019, the Army will extend one-station unit training for Infantry Soldiers from 14 weeks to 22 weeks. Changes to the program are meant to increase Soldier readiness, making them more lethal and proficient before they depart for their first duty assignment, according to the Infantry School commandant, Col. Townley R. Hedrick.

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Academic Preparatory Course - The Opportunity That I Have Long Waited For

The Army War College year in residence officially begins for 76 senior international officers, including first-time attendance from the country of Guinea, as their six-week orientation starts June 25.

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Class of 2018 presents USAWC with gift commemorating heroic sacrifices of WWI

The resident class of 2018 dedicated a class gift to the Army War College during a ceremony at the flagpole in front of Root Hall tomorrow June 20. The gift commemorates the centennial of Armistice Day and the end of World War I.

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Distance Education Program class of AY19 completes first year studies

The Distance Education Program class of AY19 completed their first year of studies at the Army War College June 29. The two-week First Resident Course was the capstone event of the first year in a two-year graduate level Strategic Studies distance-learning program.

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Army War College, Carlisle community celebrate Army’s 243rd birthday

The Army War College and Carlisle community celebrated the U.S. Army’s 243rd Birthday with a series of events June 14.

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Perna to USAWC graduates: Our task, purpose is in support of warfighters

Families, friends, faculty members, and the commanding general of Army Materiel Command honored today the achievements of a group of nearly 400 future strategic leaders graduating from the United States Army War College.

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Gettysburg staff ride gives leadership lessons to National Security Seminar participants

National Security Seminar participants enjoyed the expertise of Army War College historians as they took leadership and strategy concepts to a new level with detailed, historic discussions.

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Army conducts second disinterment of Native Americans at Carlisle Barracks

The U.S. Army will continue its commitment to return four Native American children to family cemeteries in tribal regions. The disinterments respond to family requests on behalf of children and teens who died while students of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, and who were buried here more than 100 years ago. The Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery will be closed as of today to prepare for Army National Military Cemeteries to begin, June 14, the multi-phase disinterment project with archeological and anthropological expertise from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Army War College graduates honored with writing, speaking, leadership awards

Three Army War College students and fellows received top awards in the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff essay competitions hosted by NDU Press. With these three, 19 USAWC graduates were recognized at the USAWC Class of 2018 graduation today for excellence in writing and speaking on significant issues of strategic thought, and for yearlong class leadership.

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