U.S. Army War College – Carlisle Barracks, PA
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but… ClickCast
I have been working at U.S. Army War College full-time (More than 3 years)
Strong commitment to academic freedom, committed to academic research and publication. Fantastic student body, senior officers that are the cream of each service and include over 75 international military officers. An absolutely unique teaching environment.
Typical government bureaucracy, especially around the edges of the academic environment. Some of the simplest things are made to be the most difficult through low-level highly empowered functionaries. Senior leadership has consolidated decision making and content focus at the command staff level, most of whom have zero experience in the classroom.
Advice to Management
Discard the staff organization, move the manpower back to the classroom, push decision space back to the DDE and SSL staff. The command staff is neither qualified nor invested in the academic process or product.