U.S. Army War College News

U.N. Peacekeepers give communities another day and a prospect of a tomorrow

Since the first United Nation peacekeeping mission was established in 1948, more than 3,800 military, police and civilian personnel have lost their lives in the service of peace as a result of acts of violence, accidents and disease.

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SecArmy examines the Army’s commitment to Joint Force readiness with USAWC Students

The Secretary of the Army spoke to students at the Army War College today, conveying commitment and urgency of the Army’s critical role in driving readiness for the Joint Force.

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Army War College Class of 2019 donates gift of historic legacy to Borough of Carlisle

In a salute to the U.S. Colored Troops of the Civil War and World War I eras, the U.S. Army War College Resident Class of 2019 formally presented its class gift to the Borough of Carlisle on Memorial Day weekend.

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The Army War College named Army Lt. Col. Steve Capehart as the top communicator

The Army War College named Army Lt. Col. Steve Capehart as the top communicator of the Resident Class of 2019. His presentation about NATO’s future exemplified the skills and art of strategic leader communication.

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Army War College recognizes two early graduates: ‘You have what it takes to make decisions for the toughest problems’

The formal graduation ceremony of the Army War College Class isn’t until June 7, but mission requirements sometimes require exceptions. This year, two Army War College students graduated early and their families, friends, faculty, and the War College leadership created a small but no small but significant event to mark the occasion of their graduation.

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Space Assets enable Multi-Domain Operations

This is a really a great time to be in the space business, according to the Commanding General of Space Command, as he opened his presentation to the Army War College Class of 2019 in Bliss Hall, May 21.

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Commandant’s Memorial Day Safety Message

Memorial Day honors the generations of men and women who have died for the cause of freedom across the world while serving in the U.S. military, and on this day we pause to remember their sacrifices.

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Army Heritage Days 2019 spotlights Operation Overlord

Army Heritage Days 2019 featured Operation Overlord at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, May 18-19, 2019. The Army is leaning forward toward Reform today to ensure the Total Army is more lethal, capable, and efficient to meet tomorrow’s challenges in part because of lessons learned during this historic operation.

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Futures Commander works to create enduring culture of innovation

The commanding general of U.S. Army Futures Command encouraged a unity of effort and the creation of a new culture of innovation in the Army, as it looks ahead toward a state of continuous modernization to meet future challenges.

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Army MEDCOM establishes Housing Environmental Health Response Registry

U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) established a Housing Environmental Health Response Registry to address Army Family concerns about housing and related health issues. Available to all, its a phone call away, 24/7.

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Army War College wins Jim Thorpe Sports Days

Sportsmanship and camaraderie carried the day as representatives from five Department of Defense senior service war colleges faced off during the 40th Jim Thorpe Sports Days competition April 25-27, 2019.

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USAHEC Announces D-Day 75th Anniversary theme for Army Heritage Days 2019

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA is excited to announce this year’s theme for our 2019 Army Heritage Days program, “Remembering D-Day,” commemorating the 75th anniversary of one of the most famous campaigns of WWII.

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Where the Army goes so goes the Army Reserve

Army War College celebrates 111 years’ contributions of U.S. Army Reserve

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Happy Birthday United States Army Reserve

The Army Reserve accounts for 20 percent of the Army’s organized units. It provides nearly half of the Army’s total maneuver support and makes up a quarter of the Army’s mobilization base expansion capability.

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International officers at US Army War College interact with leaders at U.S. Unified Commands

Each year, the Army War College International Fellows divide into two groups. One group heads to the southeast and the other to the western United States. Participation by the 76 international students in the Unified Command Course is intended to strengthen alliances, exchange ideas of effective leadership in coalition operations, and to build relationships.

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Peace and stability operations workshop strives to forecast future requirements

The Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute hosted its annual Peace and Stability Operations Training and Education Workshop in Root Hall, April 3-5, 2019.

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Saxton assumes command of Carlisle Barracks’ Headquarters Detachment

Capt. David Saxton assumed command of Carlisle Barracks’ Headquarters Detachment after the symbolic passing of the detachment’s guidon during a change of command ceremony held at the Letort View Community Center, April 12.

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The General as a Statesman: Allied Leadership and Operation Overlord

Kevin Weddle, professor of military theory and strategy at The United States Army War College, and the Madison Program Garwood Visiting Professor of Politics Princeton University, is teaching a course called “The General as a Statesman: Allied Leadership and Operation Overlord” for the Department of Politics at Princeton.

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Great Decisions 2019

“Great Decisions” is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. Locally, Great Decisions features Army War College faculty’s expert insights in a weekly series of presentations with question-answer opportunities for the eight most critical issues facing America each year. The presentation series is free and open to the military and civilian community, scheduled for Friday afternoons at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center, 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle.

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