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Command and General Staff College

The Command and General Staff College (C&GSC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas is a United States Army facility that functions as a graduate school for U.S. military and foreign military leaders. It was originally established in 1881 as a school for infantry and cavalry.

The development of the college has been parallel with the increasing professionalization of the U.S. Army, reaching its present form in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.

Mission Statement

The US Army Command & General Staff School educates and trains intermediate level Army Officers, International Officers, Sister Service Officers, and Interagency leaders prepared to operate in full spectrum Army, joint, interagency, and multinational operations as field grade commanders and staff officers.

Notable foreign CGSC alumni

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