Prof. John Troxell, retired Army colonel, and national security and military strategy research professor at the Army War College, discussed geopolitics, geoeconomics, and the Belt Road Initiative during his Great Decisions 2019 lecture, “Decoding U.S.-China Trade,” at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.
Lt. Gen. Karen Gibson the Deputy Director, National Security Partnerships, DNI led off the second day of the strategy forum as she addresses the class of 2020 on strategic intelligence.
Commandant of the Army War College Maj. Gen. John Kem honors current and past United Nations peacekeepers and those who have fallen during their service to UN peacekeeping operations. International Fellows Brig. Gen. Ferdous Salim from Bangladesh, Indian Brig. Gen. Vinod Nambiar, and from Morocco Lt. Col. Adil Fichrtali give brief descriptions of their service to UN peacekeeping operations.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Col. Brian Cook, Director, Theater Strategy, as he discusses operational art and design as tools for strategic planning.
Dr. Marybeth P. Ulrich, the General Maxwell D. Taylor Chair of the Profession of Arms, discusses “How does civil-military relations help keep our democracy strong” for the Army War College Insights on Strategy series. https://www.armywarcollege.edu/
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Kevin Weddle as he discusses Strategic level leadership and Civil War history.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes back Dr. Jacqueline Whitt, Army War College Professor of Strategy, as she discusses victory and conflict termination.
Prof. Charles Bennett, U.S. Department of State, discusses “Understanding China and Asia,” for the Army War College Insights on Strategy series. https://www.armywarcollege.edu/
Col. Douglas Winton, Chairman, Department of Military Strategy, Planning and Operations, discusses “Urban combat and future wars” for the Army War College Insights on Strategy series. https://www.youtube.com/usarmywarcollege
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Michael Neiberg, Chair of War, as he discusses strategy, history and society’s view on war.
Prof. Charles Allen, Prof. of Leadership and Cultural Studies, discusses, “developing strategic leaders of character,” for the Army War College Insights on Strategy series. https://www.youtube.com/usarmywarcollege/
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Steve Gerras, Professor of Behavioral Sciences, as he discusses teach critical thinking and judgment.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Andrew Hill as he discusses Innovation -- and strategy -- for complex, adaptive systems. https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Col. Peter Haas, Director, Theater Strategy, as he discusses interagency policy development systems. https://www.youtube.com/usarmywarcollege
Dr. Tami Davis Biddle, Professor of National Security Strategy, discusses, “Understanding the complexity of war,” for the Army War College Insights on Strategy series.
Col. Chris Wyatt, Director of African Studies, discusses, “How economics affect strategic level national security, policy,” for the Army War College Insights on Strategy series.
Prof. Vanya Bellinger, Department of National Security and Strategy, discusses her interest in Carl and Marie von Clausewitz, her experience as a journalist and researcher, and a natural curiosity.
Dr. George Woods discusses his career long interest in understand leadership, teaching, and helping Army War College students transition to the strategic level of leadership.
Col. Celestino Perez discusses a theory of political judgment, abductive reasoning, and classical theorists of war & strategy.
Professor Doug Douds discusses senior leadership staff rides and developing critical thinking skills important to future roles as planners and advisors.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Prof. Frederick Gellert as he discusses defense resource management.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Prof. Raymond Greene, State Department Foreign Service Officer, as he discusses interagency and U.S. Asia relations.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Patrick Bratton, Associate Professor of National Security and Strategy, as he discusses his interest in Indian foreign and security policy.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Jacqueline Whitt, Army War College Professor of Strategy, as she discusses how the military relates to the society it protects.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Joel Hillison as he discusses NATO, the European Union and International Political Economy. More at: https://www.armywarcollege.edu/
John R. Deni, PhD discuses how Army War College allies and partners are helping examine key security challenges in Europe and providing advice.
Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Richard Lacquement, Dean, School of Strategic Landpower, as he discusses Why the Army War College curriculum begins with a Gulf War case study?
The Army War College Insights on Strategy welcomes Dr. Bill Pierce, Director, Advanced Strategic Art Program, as he discusses operational design and the art of strategic advising. See more at: https://www.youtube.com/user/USArmyWarCollege
The Army War College is pleased to provide an overview of our two-year Distance Education Program, from orientation to graduation. More information at: www.armywarcollege.edu
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. During this celebration, the Army commemorates and celebrates the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the nation, society, and culture. https://www.youtube.com/USArmyWarCollege https://www.army.mil/standto/
Col. Kenneth Braeger commemorates two soldiers who died in combat that impacted his life
Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Davidson, USAWC Resident Student, discusses Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the importance of diversity.
Dr. Millen briefly goes over the stages of the Holocaust and discusses what is genocide, what are the factors and responsibilities of state governments.
Beyond Black History Month, respect for black Americans in our military formations continues, and as part of Black History month Lt. Col. Dexter Nunnally speaks about what inspired him to become a Army officer and discusses some historical black units that impacted his decision.
Beyond Black History Month, respect for black Americans in our military formations continues, and as part of Black History month Prof. Chuck Allen honors Black Americans at War by reflecting on the first Black Americans to attend the Army War College in 1963 and the Civil Rights movement that coincided with Col. Otho Van Excel’s graduation from the Army War College.
Dr. Jones is Professor of Security Studies at the U.S. Army War College and holds the General George C. Marshall Chair of Military Studies at the Army War College. He served in several high-level positions of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations Policy and Support, and principal Director for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance.
Dr. Ellis, research professor of Latin American Studies at the Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, focuses his research on Latin American’s relationships with China and other non-Western Hemisphere actors. He has published more than 180 works, including the 2009 book, “China in Latin America: The Whats and Wherefores,” the 2013 book, “The Strategic Dimension of Chinese Engagement with Latin America,” and the 2014 book, “China on the Ground in Latin America.”
Dr. Bolan is a Professor of Middle East Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College. Researches and teaches graduate-level courses on contemporary national security issues and the Middle East. Six years as senior foreign policy advisor and analyst on Middle Eastern and South Asian affairs for Vice Presidents Gore and Cheney.
Mass migration and its associated problems have directly abetted the rise of populist parties in Europe. Opposition to immigration was the prime driver of support for Brexit; it brought a far-right party to the German Bundestag for the first time since the 1950s. These parties are invariably illiberal, anti-American, anti-NATO and pro-Kremlin, making their rise a matter of grave concern for the national security interests of the United States.
Jeffrey Taliaferro is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University, where he has taught since 1997. His research and teaching focus on security studies, international relations theory, international history and politics, United States foreign policy, intelligence and U.S. national security.
Casey led the U.S. Army from 2007-2011. He is currently serving as a Distinguished Senior Lecturer of Leadership at the Samuel Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and lecturing internationally on leadership to the leaders of national and multinational corporations.
Dr. Sumit Ganguly looks at the proliferation chain of nuclear arms in the South Asian region during his noon time lecture at the Army War College Jan.11, 2019.
With the deadline to enroll in the blended retirement system approaching soldiers are reminded of the importance of choosing a retirement plan. Go to militarypay.defense.gov/blendedretirement for more information.
Check out some of the highlights of the 2018 Jim Thorpe Sports Days, won by the team from the U.S. 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.
Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor survivors, veterans, and visitors from all over the world come together to honor and remember the service members and civilians who were killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. On Aug. 23, 1994, the United States Congress designated Dec. 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Video by Travis Burcham
The U.S. Army’s birthday is June 14. For 243 years, the Army has stood ready to serve our nation. Today, our Soldiers stand ready to meet any challenge. Learn more about America’s first national institution at: https://www.army.mil/1775.
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.
Distinguished speakers including Gen. Mark Milley, Army Chief of Staff, and, Gen. Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discuss the history and importance of the Army War College and its mission.
The Distance Class of 2018 celebrated completion of two years of Army War College studies, earning the master’s degree in Strategic Studies, June 27, 2018.
The Army War College honored a distinguished member of the Class of 2015 today with an induction into the International Fellows Hall of Fame Oct 18. Major General Eirik Kristoffersen assumed the duty as the Chief of the Norwegian Army in August of 2019 after most recently served as the Chief of the Norwegian Home Guard. He becomes the 69th International Fellow to receive the honor.
Individuals wishing to use Carlisle Barracks’ new enhanced security pedestrian smart gate located at the entrance to post on Ashburn Dr. can begin registering their I.D. cards at the Visitor Center.
The Carlisle Barracks community delivered a socially distanced show of support to graduating seniors who had their course work, proms, and graduation ceremonies affected by COVID-19. To celebrate their successful academic achievements, class of 2020 high school and college seniors of the Carlisle Barracks community paraded in cars and trucks around the installation, Saturday, May 30, 2020.