U.S. Army War College News

Happy Anniversary Army War College

On this day in 1901, then Secretary of War Elihu Root established the Army War College to educate senior military officers. Root anticipated an educational institution that could be a catalyst for educating, planning and preparing senior military officers to be strategic-minded and leaders of change. Since 1901, the Army War College has been developing strategic leaders to be critical and innovative thinkers, inspired to serve and able to exercise wisdom and strength in decisions that will shape the future, in the words of Elihu Root, “not to promote war, but to preserve peace.”

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In Memoriam: Neno Hristov, Army War College graduate, Bulgaria

The Army War College community and class colleagues regret the death of Bulgarian Army Col. Neno Hristov, USAWC Class of 2011 graduate.

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Middle States Commission visits Army War College: Next step toward re-accreditation

A team of six peer reviewers represented Middle States in an on-site visit here Nov. 13-16 as part of a periodic reaffirmation of civilian academic accreditation.

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Relationships matter -- Allied, partner faculty enhance strategic insights

With their unique insights from rich military careers spent outside the U.S. military, foreign military faculty enhance the U.S. Army War College education. In return, the international faculty members develop both relationships and insights about U.S. processes and principles. Long-term, the network of leader relationships across the world enable close partner nation relations and heightened investment in professional military education and military interoperability.

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DeSerio lecturer discusses accountability of the intelligence community

How does the United States keep an eye on its intelligence communities? That was the question posed by Dr. Loch Johnson, Regents Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia, during a lecture to the Army War College class in Bliss Hall Nov. 15.

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Army War College grads set the standard for selfless service

The Army War College celebrated its 117th anniversary and the legacy of leadership by its alumni – with special honors for four outstanding grads. These alumni were singled out for their exceptional service following military retirement that continues to reflect the values and strategic vision fostered by the Army War College. The event took place in Bliss Hall.

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What to do when winter weather hits

You may not believe it, but winter weather may be on the way this week. Do you know what to do to find out the latest to changes in post operations?

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War College ceremony recognizes 243rd USMC birthday

In recognition of the wishes of its alum, the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. John A. Lejeune, the Marines of the Army War College class gathered with their classmates in Bliss Hall today for a cake cutting ceremony to commemorate the 243rd birthday of the Marine Corps.

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Military Family Program offers growth opportunities for military spouses

As the Month of the Military Family continues, we’re highlighting programs designed to serve and support military families. This week’s article focuses on the Army War College Military Family Program.

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Carlisle Barracks celebrates the military family

Military Family Appreciation Month is observed in November to recognize and honor families of service members from all branches for their unique contributions and sacrifices. The Army recognizes that the selfless dedication and commitment of Army families directly contributes to the readiness of our Soldiers. Families are the force behind the force.

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World War I Centennial events in Washington, D.C. Nov. 8-11

More than four million American families sent their sons and daughters to serve in uniform during World War I.

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Army Heritage and Education Center Commemorates the end of WWI with Veterans Day Event

In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI, the Canadian Consulate - New York Office, the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) and the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) will recognize the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served with a living history program entitled “When the Guns Fell Silent: Remembrance and Veterans Day Event,” on November 9, 2018. The event will run from 2:30pm until 3:30pm

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Veterans Day in Central Pa., War College students speak at ceremonies

Go out and support your seminar mates and fellow students as Army War College students fan out throughout Central Pennsylvania at multiple Veterans Day events around the greater Carlisle area. Twenty four students will speak at local area schools, retirement homes, churches and clubs that are honoring veterans

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Military Family Program teaches resiliency at Well-Being Symposium

The life of a military spouse can take a toll on one’s mind, body, and spirit, but all who attended the Military Family Programs’ Health and Well-Being Symposium last week had an opportunity to learn how to enlighten, enrich, and engage all three of these elements.

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PKSOI and AUSA partner to put spotlight on NATO partnerships engaged in Projecting Stability

A daylong conference on “Projecting Stability” provided the stage for U.S. Government agencies, the international community, non-governmental organizations, and academics to discuss principles and ongoing NATO efforts to define and integrate the concept across its members.

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Army Staff shares strategic lessons with War College class

The Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. James McConville, and twenty-four senior leaders of the Army Staff shared strategic lessons and discussed current topics of readiness, modernization and national defense strategy with Army War College students and faculty today.

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AHEC presents, “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy,” with Sir Max Hastings

This is the 50th anniversary year of the Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series. Originally sponsored by the Military History Institute now by the Army Heritage and Education Center. The perspectives lectures features prominent authors of military history made available publicly at no charge. As always, the doors open at 6:30 p.m. The talk begins at 7:15 p.m. and a question and answer period will follow.

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Nominations open for War College Professor Program

The United States Army War College is seeking qualified applicants for two War College Professor (Functional Area 47W) positions in Academic Year 2019. The Army officers selected for the program will attend, starting in summer 2019, two years of advanced civil schooling at premier educational institutions to earn doctoral degrees in designated disciplines. Alternatively, an officer may begin service as a War College Professor immediately (summer 2019) if the officer possesses a Ph.D. in an appropriate field.

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Army Senior Leaders detail Army readiness at AUSA 2018

Army Senior Leaders will detail Army readiness and how the Army is always ready to fight, especially in the current international environment during AUSA 2018.

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