U.S. Army War College News

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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NSS community leaders enhance USAWC students’ understanding, communication skills, education

Maj. Gen. John Kem, Commandant, U.S. Army War College, welcomed 157 government, business and academic leaders to the 64th annual National Security Seminar in Bliss Hall June 4, 2018.

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To early USAWC grads: ‘You have what it takes to make decisions for toughest problems’

Army Col. Aaron Barton, Marine Lt. Col. Bret Hyla, Army Col. EJ Irvin, and Lt. Col. Mike Ponchak each received a U.S. Army War College diploma, the master’s degree of Strategic Studies, and congratulations from the USAWC military and academic leadership, here in Bliss Hall May 22.

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USAWC honors 70 years of peacekeeping

A formation of 20 U.S. Army War College students and faculty, all former U.N. peacekeepers, representing years of peacekeeping experience and multiple missions around the globe, stood in silent vigil to honor United Nations Peacekeepers, May 31, 2018.

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Faculty Awards honor scholarship, teaching, service

The Army War College honors members of the faculty and staff whose excellence in teaching, service to the Army and the Joint Force, and scholarship is considered exceptional.

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USAWC Class of 2018 Resident Graduation; What You Need to Know

The graduation ceremony of the U.S. Army War College Resident Class of 2018 is scheduled for Friday, June 8 at 9 a.m. at the Wheelock Bandstand on the historic parade ground Carlisle Barracks.

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You are only as good as the team behind you -- Croatian Defense Minister Krsticevic

The U.S. Army War College formally recognized the career achievements of Damir Krsticevic in a ceremony of induction into the International Fellows Hall of Fame, an elite group of 67 graduates who attained preeminent military or national positions.

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STRATCOM Commander notes shared responsibilities for strategic deterrence

Every command has its own responsibilities to integrate planning across all battlefield domains, according to the USSTRATCOM commander.

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Army War College students fan out across Cumberland County to speak at Memorial Day events

Below is a list of Memorial Day Events scheduled throughout Cumberland County that have Army War College students speaking at their event.

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