Carabello

Command Sergeant Major James J. Carabello
MCoE Command Sergeant Major

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MG McMaster

Major General H. R. McMaster
MCoE Commanding General

The agenda for the 2013 Maneuver Conference is currently being developed and is subject to change.

Monday, 9 September 2013
1200 – 1215 Intro SACG Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1215 – 1245 SACG Brief - MCoE update brief Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1245 - 1315 WTC – update brief Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1315 – 1330 Break Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1330 – 1430 NGB Training brief (NGB-TR) Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1430 – 1530 Combat Vehicle Tasks Force brief (NGB-FMQ-CA) Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1530 – 1545 Break Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1545 – 1700 Future National Guard Force Structure Panel Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1700 Closing comments SACG Marshall Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall (MWH), Fort Benning, Georgia (FBGA)
1800 – 2100 Icebreaker Reception Regimental Room, Benning Club, FBGA
Tuesday, 10 September 2013
0830 – 0840 Admin Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0840 – 0920 MCoE: Warfighter Challenges Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0920 – 1000 TRADOC CG: Operationalizing Strategic Land Power Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1000 – 1015 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1015 – 1055 FORSCOM CDR: Global Responsiveness and Regional Engagement Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1055 – 1135 First Army CG: Enabling the Long Term Readiness of Reserve Component Forces Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1135 – 1215 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
1215 – 1320 Armor Call Cooke Conference room, MWH, FBGA
1215 – 1320 Infantry Call Fenty Classroom, MWH, FBGA
1320 – 1355 TAG PANG: NG Maneuver Force Assessment Rqmts Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1355 – 1410 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1410 – 1530 Panel: IBCT 2020: Improving Combat Readiness Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1530 – 1650 Panel: Developing Agile and Adaptive Maneuver Leaders Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
Wednesday, 11 September 2013
0815 – 0830 9/11 Observance Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0830 – 0840 Admin Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0840 – 0925 CAC: Leader Development and Mission Command Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0925 – 1010 82 Airborne: Airborne Joint Forcible Entry Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1010 – 1025 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1025 – 1055 USAARMS: State of the Armor Branch Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1055 – 1125 USAIS: State of the Infantry Branch Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1125 – 1210 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
1140 – 1240 Go/SES Luncheon Banquet Room, MWH, FBGA
Senior Enlisted Luncheon Wood Conf Room, MWH, FBGA
1210 – 1340 WG 1: Mobile Protected Firepower
DCO Link - https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/mpf
Derby Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
WG 2: Preparing Scouts to Meet Future Operational Demands
DCO Link - https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/scouts
Fenty Classroom, MWH, FBGA
1340 – 1510 Panel: ABCT: Force Development Update Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1430 – 1600 Panel: Scout Squad: Informing Decisive Action
DCO Link - https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/panelscout
Derby Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1510 – 1525 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1525 – 1655 Panel: R&S Echelons Above Brigade Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1830 – 2030 No-Host Social NIM, Columbus, GA
Thursday, 12 September 2013
0830 – 0840 Admin Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0840 – 0915 War from the Ground Up Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0915 – 0950 USASOC CDR: Special Operations Forces (SOF) Capability Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0950 – 1005 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1005 – 1040 Cadet Cmd: Cadet Command Bold Transformation Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1040 – 1120 l Corps: Partnership in the Pacific Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1120 – 1205 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
1205 – 1335 WG: Regional Expertise & Cultural Integration
DCO Link - https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/culturalimperatives
Fenty Classroom, MWH, FBGA
1335 – 1505 Panel: SBCT Evolution: Transforming to the Future Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1505 – 1520 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1520 – 1650 Panel: Integrate Arms & Joint Capabilities Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1830 – 2100 Grill Your Own Steak Night Pool Side, Benning Club, FBGA
Friday, 13 September 2013
0830 – 0835 Admin Remarks Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0835 – 0845 Thoughts on the Conference Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0845 – 0855 Out Brief: IBCT: 2020 Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0855 – 0905 Out Brief: Developing Maneuver Leaders Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0905 – 0915 Out Brief: Combat Vehicle Mod/MPF Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0915 – 0925 Out Brief: Scouts to Meet Ops Demands Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0925 – 0935 Out Brief: Scout Squad: Decisive Action Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0935 – 0945 Out Brief: Combat Vehicle Mod/MPF Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0945 – 0955 Out Brief: R&S EAB Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
0955 – 1005 Out Brief: Regional Align & Cult Imp Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1005 – 1020 Break Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1020 – 1030 Out Brief: SBCT Evolution Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1030 – 1040 Out Brief: Integrate Arms and Joint Cap Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1040 – 1045 Infantry Comments Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1045 – 1050 Armor Comments Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1050 – 1110 MCoE CG Closing Remarks Fenty room, MWH, FBGA


ATZB-IM

1 September 2013

MEMORANDUM of INSTRUCTION

SUBJECT: 2013 Maneuver Conference "Virtual" Attendance Procedures

  1. Purpose. To outline effective operating procedures for the 2013 Maneuver Conference “virtual” attendees enabling maximum participation and user satisfaction using Defense Connect Online (DCO), 9-13 September 2013 at the 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 Conference.
  3. ALL virtual attendees should have an active account with Defense Connect Online in order to view seminar briefings in real-time. A short tutorial for users without existing DCO accounts can be found at https://www.dco.dod.mil/ (AKO Login Required).
  4. Maneuver Conference DCO Operating Procedures:
    1. a. Users can logon in with DCO account credentials. (username &password) or request access as a guest. The administrators will approve guest request.
    2. Video and microphone functions inside the DCO room will be disabled by the room administrator. All user interfaces will be limited to the 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.
    3. Questions 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 are provided.
  5. DCO Brief Schedule will be hosted from 0800-1630 (Eastern Standard Time) using the following NIPR DCO link https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/r21997122. Simply click on the link, and logon using your DCO credentials.
  6. POCs for this memorandum are Ms. Rhonda G. Cole, rhonda.g.cole2.civ@mail.mil, 706.545.6913 or Mr. Rich Ito, richard.i.ito.civ@mail.mil, 706.545.5936.

DCO Meetings

WG1: Mobile Protected Firepower
https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/mpf

WG2: Preparing Scouts to Meet Future Operational Demands
https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/scouts

Panel: Scout Squad: Informing Decisive Action
https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/panelscout

Regional Alignment and Cultural Imperatives
https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/culturalimperatives



Integrate Arms and Joint Capabilities Panel Discussion

USASOC CDR: Special Forces Capability

Regional Expertise & Cultural Integration Working Group

Developing Agile and Adaptive Leaders Panel

Panel: IBCT 2020: Improving Combat Readiness

Panel: SBCT Assessments and Recommendations

ABCT: Building and Maintaining Readiness in Transition discussion panel

Protective Fire Power WG


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

  • 706-545-1017 | DSN 835-1017
  • 706-545-1089 | DSN 835-1089
  • 706-545-1135 | DSN 835-1135
Directions from Atlanta

  • Take I-85 South from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Take I-185 South to Columbus
  • McGinnis-Wickam Hall and Marshall Auditorium.
  • Enter Fort Benning on I-185 south, and continue straight until it becomes Dixie Road on Main Post.
  • Turn right onto Edwards Street, then left on Eckel Avenue.
  • McGinnis-Wickam Hall will be on your right, with parking on the east and west.
  • Marshall Auditorium is on the first floor at the center of the building, just beyond the main entrance facing Eckel Avenue.

For information related to VIP lodging contact SGT Grant.

  • 706-545-7112 | DSN 835-7112