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

2 AGENDA History Security Assistance
International Military Student Division (IMSD) Field Studies Program Preparatory Courses IMS Support System Sponsor Events International Hall of Fame (IHOF) Provide all administrative support necessary for the officer and family to live in the USA: - personal affairs (housing, medical, schools and legal matters, in-processing, out-processing, notary requirements...) - visa, immunization and ITO problems - academic reports

3 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 153 Countries

4 !!!!!!! We aren’t making this up as we go along….
The JSAT serves as the controlling regulation for Administration and the Informational Program.

5 Security Assistance Training Program
(1 of 2) 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 Officers studying at CGSC….

6 Security Assistance Training Program
(2 of 2) 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/$47 a day ~ $3510 per month) 15 sets of on post quarters available for 10-1 IMS Tenant obligations when renting Health Insurance Requirement Pregnancy Policy, courses over 6 months long Foreign Assistant Act of 1961 (and subsequent amendments); Arms Export Control Act (AECA) (and its subsequent amendments)

7 On Post Housing List Egypt Jordan Lebanon Ukraine Nigeria 1* Georgia Nigeria 2* Morocco (Benkarroum)* Malaysia Nepal (Subba) Albania Turkey Pakistan (Khan) Poland Honduras Morocco (Tazdait)* Philippines Czech Republic Nepal (Thapa) Pakistan (Iqbal) Malawi Lithuania Bangladesh El Salvador Senegal 15 sets of furnished quarters are made available by the Private Partner responsible for housing on the installation – names were drawn by lottery from those countries with Living Allowance supported by the USG…. First 15 will be offered quarters – requires ITO with dependents authorized NLT 26 June and confirmed dependent arrival prior to 1 August Will work down the list as circumstances permit….

8 IMSD Mission 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! Provide all administrative support necessary for the officer and family to live in the USA: - personal affairs (housing, medical, schools and legal matters, in-processing, out-processing, notary requirements...) - visa, immunization and ITO problems - academic reports

9 Command & General Staff School
IMSD Organization (Funding, Administration & Policy) Commandant DSCA Deputy Commandant DASA-DEC SATFA Director Command & General Staff School Chief, IMSD Field Studies Program Manager Executive Officer Personal Affairs Coord IMS Program Assistant IMS Program Assistant 2- FSP Coord 2-IMS Program Assistant

10 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

11 CGSC International Military Student Preparatory Courses
International Military Student Preparatory Course (Jun 26th- Jul 17th) 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 (Jul 20th-29th – 8 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

12 CGSS International Class 09-2 47 Students from 46 Countries
Jan 2009 Report Armenia Czech Rep Israel Moldova Slovak Rep Austria Estonia Latvia Serbia Sweden Croatia Germany Lithuania Slovenia UK Canada (2) Bahrain Jordan Kazakhstan Lebanon Pakistan Saudi Arabia Belize Bolivia Brazil Guyana Jamaica Paraguay Botswana Djibouti Ethiopia Kenya Malawi Morocco Swaziland Tanzania Uganda Australia Bangladesh Brunei India Indonesia Korea Singapore Sri Lanka Thailand 47 Students from 46 Countries

13 CGSS International Class 10-1
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 CGSS International Class 10-1 Jun 2009 Report Canada (2) Mexico Afghanistan Bahrain Egypt Iraq Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Pakistan (2) Saudi Arabia (2) UAE Chile Colombia (2) El Salvador Honduras Botswana Burkina Faso Kenya Liberia Malawi Morocco (2) Nigeria (2) Senegal Australia Bangladesh Indonesia Japan Korea Malaysia Nepal (2) Philippines Singapore Taiwan Thailand 69 Students from 60 Countries 2 June 09

14 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 Family Installation Orientation Housing & Services Vehicle Related Open Bank Account KC Orientation Provide immediate classroom assistance Classroom work Uniform(s) U.S. Military Customs

15 Books on American Culture
“American Ways, A Guide for Foreigners in the United States” Second Edition, Gary Althen, ISBN “Distant Mirrors, America as a Foreign Culture”, Second Edition, Edited by Phillip Devita, James D. Armstrong, ISBN “ The Values Americans Live by”, L. Robert Kohls (Handout)

16 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

17 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

18 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

19 IMS/Sponsor “Events” 17-19 Jun- IMS Report Window – Airport Greeter Program/Van 7/8 Jul - IMS/Sponsor Icebreaker (FCC) 4-6 Aug - Wichita Trip 7 Aug – MOWW Ball 10 Aug - International Military Student Flag Ceremony 30 October- Fall Food Fair 11 Dec-10-1 Holiday Dinner Dance (Location TBD) 19 Dec- 2 Jan Summer Break 5 Mar-10-1 Spring Food Fair (Location TBD) 15-23 Apr Gettysburg/Washington D.C. Trip 28 May Sponsor Appreciation Ceremony 10 Jun – IMS Badge Ceremony

20 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 don’t 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 ed 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

21 09-1 Sponsor Exit Surveys Fort Leavenworth Sponsors
Excellent Good Fair Poor-2 Operation International Sponsors Excellent Good Fair Poor-7 GKCPTP Sponsors Excellent Good Fair Poor-9

22 International Hall of Fame
(http://www-cgsc.army.mil/dsa/imsd/graduates/ihof.asp) Eligibility: - Resident graduate of a CGSC Regular Course - Through merit serve as the Senior Officer, by rank seniority, in one of his nation’s 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 nation’s 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….

23 THE LEAVENWORTH EXPERIENCE
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24 Contact Information Mr. Fain – ; Mr. Brettmann – ; Mr. Expose – ; Ms. Redmon – Airport Greeters


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