U.S. Army War College News

Chief of the National Guard Bureau to USAWC Grads - Innovate, adapt, compete

The graduation ceremony for 367 members of the U.S. Army War College Distance Class of 2019 was a personal triumph of “amazing accomplishment,” according to Commandant Maj. Gen. John Kem. It was equally a time to celebrate a new sense of purpose for the assignments that await this cohort of U.S. military officers of Active, Reserve and Guard components, international officers, and civilians of multiple federal agencies.

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Army War College honors distance class writing award winners

Army War College honors four distance class graduates that will be recognized for their award-winning research papers during the distance class graduation ceremony here July 26.

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Army Reserve history exhibited at Army Heritage and Education Center

The Assistant Chief of Army Reserve shares much in common with the Distance Class of 2019, now in its final resident phase at Carlisle Barracks. The Army Heritage and Education Center is a magnet for those who wish to understand more about U.S. military history. More than 100 officers of the U.S. Army Reserve are soon to graduate from the two-year USAWC Distance Education Program.

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Distance Class 2019: Army War College students’ ‘take’ on preparing for senior leadership

The USAWC Distance Education Program consists of a series of eight core courses, electives, and two resident courses, taken over a two year period. Course performance is evaluated through writing, forum participation, and exercise requirements. Through the combination of core subjects, the program provides an atmosphere conducive to broad intellectual and personal growth for each officer in professional knowledge and understanding; in creative, critical, analytical, and verbal capacities; and in personal development.

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Graduation - Army War College Distance Class of 2019

Graduation ceremony is planned. The 368 graduating members of the Army War College Class of 2019 invite family, friends, professional colleagues and faculty to join the celebration: Friday, July 26 at 9 a.m. on the historic parade field of Carlisle Barracks. Those who cannot attend in person can watch, live, at www.armywarcollege.edu/live.

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Summer 2019: International Fellows prepare for year of study, relationship-building

The USAWC journey is underway for 79 officers of allied and partner nations including first-time attendance from the countries of Liberia, Angola and of Azerbaijan. These International Fellows will first complete a six-week orientation, and then join their U.S. counterparts in the U.S. Army War College Resident Program Class of 2020, beginning Aug 1.

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USAWC Commandant challenges DEP students: How will you build upon what you have learned?

Army War College Commandant Maj. Gen. John Kem welcomed the USAWC distance class of 2019 today by guiding them to look back over the past two years, and recognize this moment as a transition point for their professional identity.

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Army Community Service at Carlisle Barracks to change services

“The Army’s commitment to the wellbeing of Soldiers and Families remains strong, even in the face of changes in how we meet that vital mission,” said Becky Myers, director of Army Community Service at Carlisle Barracks.

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Lt. Col. Short assumes command of Army Garrison at Carlisle Barracks

Army Lt. Col. Courtney A. Short assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison at Carlisle Barracks from Lt. Col. Sally C. Hannan during a change-of-command ceremony Friday, June 28, at 9 a.m. here at the Wheelock Bandstand on the historic parade field.

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Distance Education students maximize resident phase opportunities

The Distance Education students in their first resident phase here explored strategic instruments of national power through a series of expert speakers, with follow-on in-depth seminar discussion, and Baltic States case studies and exercises.

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Lt. Col. Jennifer Saenz assumes command of Dunham Army Medical Clinic

Army Lt. Col. Elizabeth H. Duque formally passed command of the Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic to Lt. Col. Jennifer L. Saenz in a timeless Army change-of-command ceremony Friday, June 21 at 10 a.m. at the Wheelock Bandstand on the historic parade field here.

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Army Conducts Third Disinterment of Native Americans at Carlisle Barracks

The U.S. Army will continue its commitment to reunite Native American families with their loved ones through its third disinterment project at Carlisle Barracks beginning June 15.

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Today, we add your name to that notable roster of leaders of Army War College

Speaking to the graduating students, recent Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert compared the future challenge of the U.S. Army War College Class of 2019 to the challenge faced 75 years ago by the D-Day planners.

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Class of 2019 Awards for Writing and Research

Twenty-three members of the Army War College students, International Fellows and USAWC Fellows from the 2019 class have distinguished themselves with writing, speaking and research awards. They will be recognized for their award-winning work during the USAWC graduation ceremony here, June 7.

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Deloitte CEO to Address USAWC Graduates

Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert will be the graduation speaker for the U.S. Army War College Class of 2019 Friday, June 7, at 9 a.m., at the historic parade field of Carlisle Barracks.

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National Security Seminar examines global strategic competition

Approximately 160 government, media, academic and business representatives selected from across the country arrived at the Army War College prepared to examine current national security issues, exchange candid dialogue and provide a better understanding of the society they serve during a four-day academic forum with the next generation of senior leaders at the Army War College June 3-6.

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USAWC Class of 2019 Resident Graduation: What you need to know

The graduation ceremony of the Army War College Resident Class of 2019 is scheduled for Friday, June 7, at 9 a.m. at the Wheelock Bandstand on Carlisle Barracks historic parade ground. This year’s graduating class consists of 223 Army officers, 9 Navy, 26 Air Force, 17 Marines, 1 Coast Guard, 28 Civilians, and 76 International Fellows from 73 countries.

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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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