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Banking on KC

Nov 11, 2020

On this special Veteran’s Day episode of Banking on KC, Lt. General James Rainey, Commanding General, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, and Michael Hockley, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for Kansas (Eastern), join host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the work of the Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth and its global impact.

Ft. Leavenworth is the oldest continuously operating military installation west of the Mississippi River. It is home to the United States Army Command and General Staff College, established in 1881, which educates, trains, and develops military leaders, including such notable generals as Omar Bradley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George S. Patton, David Petraeus, Colin Powell, and many others.

This episode covers:

  • The holistic approach to leadership training the CGSC provides.
  • The CGSC Foundation and how it supports the college and provides outreach to civilians.
  • Why the CGSC admits approximately 100 international officers each year.
  • The skills that veterans bring to the workforce.
  • The growth in the number of veteran-owned businesses.
  • The impact of Ft. Leavenworth on the Kansas City metro economy.
  • How civilians can help to support the CGSC Foundation and the officers who train at the college.

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