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1 United States Army Command and General Staff College International Military Student Division Sponsorship Information Brief 10-02 Mr. Jim Fain/Mr. Mike Brettmann International Military Student Division Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027

2 Managing Expectations This is JOB #1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Most of the problems we encounter stem from improper expectations

3 AGENDA History Security Assistance International Military Student Division (IMSD) Field Studies Program Preparatory Courses IMS Support System Sponsor Events International Hall of Fame (IHOF)

4 International Officer Attendance (SINCE 1894) 28 Heads of State Over 300 Ministers, Ambassadors and Representatives Over 300 Chiefs of Staff (Armed Forces or Services) Over 2,500 General Officers Historically, 46% of graduates attain one of these positions Over 7,000 Officers representing 155 Countries

5 !!!!!!! We arent making this up as we go along…. The JSAT serves as the controlling regulation for Administration and the Informational Program.

6 Security Assistance refers to the range of U.S. Government programs through which we aid other nations to defend and preserve their own national security in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives…. The Department of State (DOS) is the program manager The Department of Defense (DOD) implements U.S. Army, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) executes the Army Security Assistance Training Program Chief, IMSD, serves as the International Military Student Officer for all International Military Students studying at CGSC…. Security Assistance Training Program (1 of 2)

7 Countries are invited based on eligibility criteria established in law… HQDA (with non-binding recommendation from CGSC) issues invitations to COCOMs; COCOM invites based on regional engagement strategy…. Officers attend under one of four funding categories: (IMET; FMS; PMEX; CTFP) Policy changes have been significant: -Housing/subsistence: Flat rate replaced by Reimbursable Allowances ($70 a day/$52 a day ~ $3660 per month) - 14 sets of on post quarters available for 10-2 IMS - Tenant obligations when renting -Health Insurance Requirement -Pregnancy Policy, courses over 6 months long Security Assistance Training Program (2 of 2)

8 On Post Housing 14 sets of furnished quarters will be made available by the Private Partner responsible for housing on the installation – names will be drawn by lottery from the group of countries with Living Allowance supported by the USG…. Manage Expectations – these quarters are being offered at a discount rate; so it is UNDERSTOOD and NO SURPRISE that these are NOT new quarters!!!!

9 Create the conditions and climate for sustained professional growth and success; support the Security Assistance Training program objectives through: Administration -- Personal affairs; Discipline; etc. Academics -- International Military Student Preparatory Course Field Studies Program -- Mandated Provide a better understanding of the United States, its people, political system, military, educational institutions, and way of life Sponsorship – Critical Support Network! Expectations! Unaccompanied! IMSD Mission

10 IMS Program Assistant Chief, IMSD Deputy Commandant Director of Student Affairs IMSD Organization Executive Officer Field Studies Program Manager IMS Program Assistant (x3) FSP Coord (x2) CommandantDSCA DASA-DEC SATFA (Funding, Administration & Policy)

11 Field Studies Program (Facets) Human Rights Law of War International Peace and Security U.S. Government Institutions Political Processes Judicial System Free Market System Media Education Health and Human Services Diversity and American Life

12 International Military Student Preparatory Course (Jan 11th- 22nd) –Covers an overview of American society –Introduces IMS population to each other –Familiarize IMS with the U.S. Army organization, doctrine, and staff procedures –American Orientation Course ongoing at this same time…. Command & General Staff Officer Preparatory Course (Jan 25th-29th – 5 days) –Involves participation by IMS and U.S. officers in non-combat arms branches, and our U.S. sister services –Instructions focus on Army terminology, organization, tactics, logistics, and command and control CGSC International Military Student Preparatory Courses

13 Argentina Chile Colombia (2) El Salvador Honduras Australia Bangladesh Indonesia Japan Korea Malaysia Nepal (2) Philippines Singapore Taiwan Thailand Botswana Kenya Liberia Malawi Morocco (2) Nigeria Senegal Albania Azerbaijan Belgium Bosnia-Herzegovina Bulgaria Czech Rep Denmark France Georgia Germany Israel Italy (2) Lithuania Moldova Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania (2) Serbia Slovakia Spain Turkey UK Ukraine Afghanistan Bahrain Egypt Iraq Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Pakistan (2) Saudi Arabia (2) UAE Canada (2) Mexico 67 Students from 59 Countries CGSS International Class 10-1 Jun 2009 Report

14 Belize Brazil Guyana Jamaica Paraguay Australia India Indonesia Korea Mongolia Nepal New Zealand Singapore Sri Lanka Taiwan Botswana Ghana Morocco Namibia South Africa Southern Sudan Tanzania Zambia Czech Rep, Estonia, Germany (2), Hungary,Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Poland, Serbia (2), Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Afghanistan Bahrain Egypt Kazakhstan Saudi Arabia (2) Canada (2) 48 Students from 44 Participants CGSS International Class 10-2 Jan 2010 Report

15 Classroom work Uniform(s) U.S. Military Customs International Military Student Sponsor Support System Leavenworth / Lansing Fort Leavenworth Kansas City SGA/Student Ambassador Staff Group Airport Greeter American Orientation Course Outside link General Assistance Airport Greeter Family Installation Orientation Housing & Services Vehicle Related Open Bank Account Airport Greeter KC Orientation Outside link General Assistance Provide immediate classroom assistance

16 Books on American Culture American Ways, A Guide for Foreigners in the United States Second Edition, Gary Althen, ISBN 1-877864-99-4 Distant Mirrors, America as a Foreign Culture, Second Edition, Edited by Phillip Devita, James D. Armstrong, ISBN 0-534-25734-8 The Values Americans Live by, L. Robert Kohls (Handout)

17 Aspects of American life they would not like to take home Excessive individualism Weak family ties Treatment of older people Materialism Competitiveness Rapid pace of life Divorce Free male-female relations Impersonality

18 Aspects of American life they would like to take home Opportunity for individuals to raise their station in life Efficiency of organizations Hard work and productivity Freedom to express opinions openly General sense of freedom

19 Connections between the lists American organizations are efficient because of their impersonality and fast pace If family ties were stronger individuals would not move to get a better job Materialism might motivate people to work harder Individualism goes with the sense of freedom

20 IMS/Sponsor Events 2-3 Jan- IMS Report Window – Airport Greeter Program/Van 19/20 Jan - IMS/Sponsor Icebreaker (RCC) 8 Feb – Flag Ceremony 26 March - Spring Food Fair (RCC) 31 May- 11 June – Summer break 3-5 Aug - Wichita Trip 13 Aug – MOWW Ball 24 September- Fall Food Fair (RCC) 14-22 Oct - Gettysburg/DC trip 19 Nov- Sponsor Appreciation Ceremony ( Lewis & Clark) 26 Nov-10-2 Holiday Dinner Dance (RCC) 9 Dec – IMS Badge Ceremony

21 Sponsor Organization Notes Contact guidelines and example Sponsors should not rent properties they own or manage to the IMS they sponsor…. IMS personal information (addresses/phone numbers, etc.) should be protected information – please dont share it outside the boundaries of sponsorship…. IMSD PAC will make Hoge reservations for all who request them; sponsors will be told whether or not their IMS requested reservations – Hoge should be able to accommodate all requests during the report window…. REPORT UNREASONABLE IMS REQUESTS TO MR. BRETTMANN OR MR. EXPOSE…. Sponsor coordinators will be called and e-mailed with airport arrival information by IMSD…. 30 day and yearly passes for IMS living on Fort Leavenworth Address questions to IMSD, not the chain of command

22 10-1 Sponsor Surveys Fort Leavenworth Sponsors Excellent-51 Good-9 Fair-5 Poor-2 Operation International Sponsors Excellent-39 Good-21 Fair-5 Poor-2 GKCPTP Sponsors Excellent-34 Good-19 Fair-7 Poor-7

23 International Hall of Fame Eligibility: - Resident graduate of a CGSC Regular Course - Through merit serve as the Senior Officer, by rank seniority, in one of his nations service components; or as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff level; or attain international recognition for significant and enduring military or humanitarian service (Commanding General of UN relief or peace-keeping mission) while holding a rank equivalent to the highest rank held in his nations service. Nominative Process: - Submitted by senior US in-country representative for responsible for Security Assistance; endorsed by the US Ambassador. - Packet is reviewed by USACGSC for completeness and accuracy and then forwarded to DASA-DEC for further Army and interagency clearance. - Induction (for those approved) should not be expected earlier than one year from the date of the submission of the packet. - CGSC holds two induction ceremonies per year….

24 ?????????????????????? …or Comments….

25 Contact Information Mr. Fain – 913-684-7317; Mr. Brettmann – 913-684-7323; Mr. Expose – 913-684-7325; Ms. Redmon – 913-684-7324 Airport Greeters- 913-683-3394

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