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Cross-Domain Maneuver

Welcome to the 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

Maneuver Warfighter Conference ALARACT
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Maneuver Warfighter Invitee List
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Agenda

Time Topic Location
1300-1600 Golf Scramble Ft. Benning Golf Course, FBGA
1800-2100 Icebreaker Supper Club, FBGA
Time Topic Location
0800 - 0820 Video & Opening Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0820 - 0920 Future OE Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0920 - 1030 Current Operations & Implications for the Maneuver Force Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1030 - 1040 Break MWH, FBGA
1040 - 1130 CDM Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1130 - 1155 CDM Vignette Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1155 - 1220 MFMS Review Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1220 Brief Admin Overview of MWCs and Work Groups Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1220 - 1225 Movement to Lunch MWH, FBGA
1225 - 1355 Infantry Branch Update & Working Lunch E101 (Fenty Auditorium), MWH, FBGA
1355 - 1400 Movement to Warrior Corners MWH, FBGA
1400 - 1500 MWC #1 Platform Lethality W101, MWH, FBGA
MWC #2 Marksmanship E106 MWH, FBGA
MWC #3 Russia Next Generation Warfare *Attendees must get clearances verified* W105, MWH, FBGA
1400 - 1715 CoE Commanders Seminar Bldg. 70, room # 4015, FBGA
1500 - 1505 Movement to Work Groups MWH, FBGA
1505 - 1715 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) E101 (Fenty Auditorium) Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #3 Plan in CDM at the Tactical Level OE (CATD) W139 Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #4 Realize Mission Command within training leader development (CATD) E108 Room, MWH, FBGA
1800 – 2100 Doughboy Dinner (NIMSC) (All Invited Coat & Tie) National Infantry Museum
Time Topic Location
0645 - 0745 CSM Breakfast Banquet Room, MWH, FBGA
0800 - 0900 Future of Technology, Security, and Threats Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0900 – 1000 Mission Command in support of CDM Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1000 – 1010 Break MWH, FBGA
1010 – 1110 Training & Leader Development Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1110 – 1210 Cyber/EMS Capabilities at the BCT Level and Below Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1210 Brief Admin Overview of MWCs and Work Groups Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1210 - 1220 Movement to Lunch MWH, FBGA
1220 – 1350 AR Branch Update Working Lunch W101 (Derby Auditorium), MWH, FBGA
1350 - 1400 Movement to Warrior Corners MWH, FBGA
1400 - 1500 MWC #4 SFAB E101, MWH, FBGA
MWC #5 HRC EPMD & OPMD Briefing E106 MWH, FBGA
MWC #6 Subterranean OPS *Attendees must get clearances verified* W105, MWH, FBGA
1400 - 1715 CoE Commanders Seminar Bldg. 70, room # 4015, FBGA
1500 - 1505 Movement to Work Groups MWH, FBGA
1505 - 1715 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 Operations Across Domains at the Tactical Level (316th) E101 (Fenty Auditorium) Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #3 Plan in CDM at the Tactical Level OE (CATD) W139 Room, MWH, FBGA
WG #4 Realize Mission Command within training leader development (CATD) E108 Room, MWH, FBGA
1800 – 2100 AR Social – open to all (open collar with jacket) BCC (Regimental Room/Fiddlers Green)
Time Topic Location
0800 All Attendees Seated Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0815 – 0915 Strategic Overview (VTC) Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0915 – 1015 Battlefield Framework of the Future Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1015 – 1025 Break MWH, FBGA
1025 – 1100 Cross-Functional Teams & Modernization Command Marshal Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1100 - 1130 NGCV CFT Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1130 - 1200 Soldier Lethality CFT Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1200 - 1205 Closing Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1230 – 1330 Lunch MWH, FBGA
1315 – 1500 New M4 Qualification Standards Shoot English Range, FBGA
1330 - 1530 CoE Commanders Seminar Bldg. 70, room # 4015, FBGA
1700 – 1800 Change and Movement to Dinner  
1830 – 2100 Low Country Boil Benning Club
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DCS

ATZB-IM

15 November 2017

MEMORANDUM of INSTRUCTION

SUBJECT: Maneuver War Fighter Conference Attendance Procedures

  1. Purpose. Outline procedures for the Maneuver War Fighter Conference "virtual" attendees” to enable maximum participation and user satisfaction using Defense Collaboration Services (DCS), 9-11 January 2018, 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. DCS is currently only operational using Google Chrome
    2. 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
    3. Press the "Allow" green check button to bypass Adobe Flash Player Settings.
    4. 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.
    5. 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, is 706-626-1817


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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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VIP Lodging

All General Officers, Nominative Command Sergeants Major and above please book your lodging reservation through DTS. Select Abrams Hall (IHG) as the lodging facility here on Fort Benning, Ga. Once complete, please send an email to MCoE Protocol at usarmy.benning.mcoe.mbx.executive-services@mail.mil with the following information.

Rank
First Name
Last Name
Title/Duty Position
Arrival/Departure Dates
Flight Itinerary (Attach if possible)
Names of additional attendees if authorized

Contact Daniel (Dan) Whitehurst at daniel.d.whitehurst.civ@mail.mil or office phone (706) 545-1440/DSN 835-1440 if you should have any questions.