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Cross-Domain Maneuver

Welcome to the 2017 Maneuver Warfighter Conference at Fort Benning, Georgia. This year’s conference focuses on developing a common vision to adapt the Maneuver Force for the current and future Operating Environment. The three-day conference will begin with an overview of the Operational Environment and Cross Domain Maneuver. The following two days will focus on the Maneuver Force Modernization Strategy, including training and leader development and materiel modernization strategies for Cross Domain Maneuver. Please refer to the agenda for the detailed schedule of events. I look forward to your input, collaboration, and participation.

One Force, One Fight!

Eric J. Wesley
Major General, U.S. Army
Commanding General

2017 Maneuver Warfighter Conference Welcome Letter
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2017 Maneuver Warfighter Conference ALARACT
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2017 Maneuver Warfighter Invitee List
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Agenda

Time Topic Location
1300 - 1700 Golf Tournament Ft. Benning Golf Course – Bradley & Marshall Nines
1800 - 2100 MWFC Ice Breaker (Business Casual) Riverside, FBGA
Time Topic Location
0800 - 0850 Opening Remarks Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0850 - 0855 Break MWH, FBGA
0855 - 0935 Cross-Domain Maneuver Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0935 - 0940 Break MWH, FBGA
0940 - 1025 Future OE Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1025 - 1030 Break MWH, FBGA
1030 - 1125 ASCC Panel-Current AOR Trends Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1125 - 1130 Break MWH, FBGA
1130 - 1200 MFMS Review Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1200 - 1210 Movement to Lunch MWH, FBGA
1210 - 1330 Infantry Branch Update & Working Lunch E101 (Fenty Auditorium), MWH, FBGA
1330 - 1340 Movement to Warrior Corners MWH, FBGA
1330 - 1430 MWC #1 UK Adaptation to a Cross-Domain Environment (W109) W109, MWH, FBGA
MWC #2 Platform Lethality (E101) E101 (Fenty Auditorium)MWH, FBGA
MWC #3 Marksmanship Automated Qualification & EIB Standards Change (W139) W139, MWH, FBGA
1430 - 1445 Movement to Work Groups MWH, FBGA
1445 - 1700 WG #1: Conduct Cross-Domain Maneuver at the Tactical level in the future OE (CDID) W101 (Derby Auditorium) MWH, FBGA
WG #2: Conduct Integrated R&S Operations across domains at the tactical level (316th) W105 Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #3: Planning in Five Domains (CATD/CAC) E106 Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #4: Realize Mission Command (DOTD) E108 Room, MWH, FBGA
1800 – 2100 Doughboy Dinner (Everyone is invited) (Coat and Tie) National Infantry Museum
Time Topic Location
0800 - 0845 Training & Leader Development for Cross Domain Maneuver Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0845 – 0850 Break MWH, FBGA
0850 – 0930 Executing Realized Mission Command for Cross Domain Maneuver Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0930 – 0935 Break MWH, FBGA
0935 – 1010 Executing Cross Domain Maneuver at the BDE Level Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1010 – 1015 Break MWH, FBGA
1015 – 1055 Integration of Offensive/Defensive Cyber/EMS Capabilities at the BCT Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1055 – 1100 Break MWH, FBGA
1100 – 1200 Global Strategic Overview Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1200 - 1210 Movement to Lunch MWH, FBGA
1210 – 1330 Armor Branch Update & Working Lunch (LTC, CSM and above, Active and Retired) E101 (Fenty Auditorium), MWH, FBGA
1330 - 1340 Movement to Warrior Corners MWH, FBGA
1330 - 1430 MWC #4: SFAB W109, MWH, FBGA
MWC #5: Training, Preparing, and Educating for Future OE E101 (Fenty Auditorium) MWH, FBGA
MWC #6: HRC Branch Briefings W139, MWH, FBGA
1430 - 1445 Movement to Work Groups MWH, FBGA
1445 - 1700 WG #1: Conduct Cross-Domain Maneuver at the Tactical level in the future OE (CDID) W101 (Derby Auditorium) MWH, FBGA
WG #2: Conduct Integrated R&S Operations across domains at the tactical level (316th) W105 Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #3: Planning in Five Domains (CATD/CAC) E106 Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #4: Realize Mission Command (DOTD) E108 Room, MWH, FBGA
1800 – 2100 Armor Social (LTC, CSM and above, Active and Retired) (Business Casual, Open Collar with Jacket) Stetsons and OSG not required. BCC (Regimental Room/Fiddlers Green)
Time Topic Location
0800 – 0900 EAB Mission Command Concept Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0900 – 0910 Break MWH, FBGA
0910 – 1010 S2MS/SACC Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1010 – 1020 Break MWH, FBGA
1020 – 1135 Platform Modernization Strategies Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1135 – 1145 Break MWH, FBGA
1145 - 1200 Closing Remarks Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1200 – 1210 Movement to Lunch MWH, FBGA
1210 – 1330 CSM Luncheon E101, (Fenty) MWH, FBGA
1330 – 1340 Movement to Warrior Corners MWH, FBGA
1340 - 1430 MWC #7: Strong European Tank Challenge W109, MWH, FBGA
MWC #8: Virtual Training E101 (Fenty Auditorium) , MWH, FBGA
MWC #9: TBD W139, MWH, FBGA
1700 – 1830 Change/Movement to Dinner  
1830 – 2100 Low Country Boil (Casual) Benning Conference Center
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DCS

ATZB-IM

1 August 2016

MEMORANDUM of INSTRUCTION

SUBJECT: Maneuver War Fighter Conference Attendance Procedures

  1. Purpose. Outline procedures for the 2017 Maneuver War Fighter Conference "virtual" attendees” to enable maximum participation and user satisfaction using Defense Collaboration Services (DCS), 12-14 September 2017, McGinnis-Wickam Hall, Fort Benning, Georgia.
  2. All seminar virtual attendees must adhere to the procedures outlined in this memorandum to facilitate the effective collaborative transfer of information presented in unclassified mediums for the duration of the Maneuver War Fighter Conference.
  3. ONLY virtual attendees with a Common Access Card (CAC) will be allowed into the meeting space as authenticated users to view seminar briefings in real-time. Users trying to access the DCS meeting space without a CAC will not be granted access.
  4. To view and/or participate in a presentation, work group or warrior corner, follow the 4-step process below.
    1. Each agenda item is an active hyperlink to presentations in Marshall Auditorium, work group or warrior corner sessions. Just click on the title for each agenda item "topic" during the time slot for the presentation you are interested in and you’ll be directed into DCS session
    2. Press the "Allow" green check button to bypass Adobe Flash Player Settings.
    3. Video and microphone function inside the DCS room will be disabled by the room administrator. All user interfaces will be limited to chat function. Chat comments MUST be limited to questions regarding seminar subject material or to report technical difficulty. The sheer number of virtual attendees will not allow for personal chat between users while monitoring the seminar presentations.
    4. Question are welcomed and encouraged during scheduled seminar topics of discussion. Queries through the chat function must include the user’s NAME, RANK, UNIT, LOCATION and email address to ensure effective answers and provide.
  5. DCS Brief Schedule will be hosted from 0800 – 1700 (Eastern Standard Time)
  6. POC for this memorandum are Mr. Rich Ito, Richard.i.ito.civ@mail.mil, 706.545.5936


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Registrations

When registering for the Conference and traveling on DoD TDY you must have an Official invite from the MCoE via MANEUVER WARFIGHTER CONFERENCE ALARACT ENCLOSURE 1 invite list. When registering please select the Workgroups and Maneuver Warrior Corners you would like to attend. For social events click below and it will take you to the social events registration site.

Maneuver Conference Registration

Maneuver Warfighter Conference Social Events Registration (to include the Armor Social)

Doughboy Dinner (Civilian coat and tie)

2017 Annual Warfighting Conference Golf Tournament

Monday 11 Sep 17 - 1300 Shotgun Start

What: Annual Warfighting Conference 4-Ball Scramble Golf Tournament

Where: Ft. Benning Golf Course – Bradley & Marshall Nines

Tee Times: Shotgun Start at 1300 hrs

Entry Fee: $200.00 Team Entry. Range Balls, Carts, Green Fees and lunch is included in your entry fee.

Eligibility: Open to Conference Attendees and all eligible patrons of the Ft. Benning Golf Course

Deadline to Enter: 1400 hrs Sun 10 Sep 17 or maximum of 30 paid Teams.

Golf Scramble Registration

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Conference Operations

For information related to the Maneuver Warfighter Conference.
Hours of Operations M-F 0800-1700 EST

706-545-1089 | DSN 835-1089
Usarmy.benning.mcoe.mbx.maneuver-conference@mail.mil

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Directions

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VIP Lodging

For three star equivalent and above lodging book through DTS. MCoE protocol contact information usarmy.benning.mcoe.mbx.executive-services@mail.mil or contact Terry Stringfellow
706-545-4171 | DSN 835-4171