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1 United States Army Command and General Staff College International Military Student DivisionSponsorship Information Brief10-1Mr. Jim Fain/Mr. Mike BrettmannInternational Officer Student DivisionFt. Leavenworth, KS 66027
2 AGENDA History Security Assistance International Military Student Division (IMSD)Field Studies ProgramPreparatory CoursesIMS Support SystemSponsor EventsInternational 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 StateOver 300 Ministers, Ambassadors and RepresentativesOver 300 Chiefs of Staff (Armed Forces or Services)Over 2,500 General OfficersHistorically, 46% of graduates attain one of these positionsOver 7,000 Officers representing 153 Countries
4 !!!!!!! We aren’t making this up as we go along…. The JSAT serves as thecontrolling regulation forAdministration and theInformational 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) implementsU.S. Army, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) executes the Army Security Assistance Training ProgramChief, IMSD, serves as the International Military StudentOfficer 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 IMSTenant obligations when rentingHealth Insurance RequirementPregnancy Policy, courses over 6 months longForeign Assistant Act of 1961 (and subsequent amendments); Arms Export Control Act (AECA) (and its subsequent amendments)
7 On Post Housing ListEgyptJordanLebanonUkraineNigeria 1*GeorgiaNigeria 2*Morocco (Benkarroum)*MalaysiaNepal (Subba)AlbaniaTurkeyPakistan (Khan)PolandHondurasMorocco (Tazdait)*PhilippinesCzech RepublicNepal (Thapa)Pakistan (Iqbal)MalawiLithuaniaBangladeshEl SalvadorSenegal15 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 MissionCreate 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 CourseField Studies Program -- Mandated Provide a better understanding of the United States, its people, political system, military, educational institutions, and way of lifeSponsorship – 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)CommandantDSCADeputy CommandantDASA-DECSATFADirectorCommand & General Staff SchoolChief, IMSDField Studies ProgramManagerExecutive OfficerPersonal Affairs CoordIMS Program AssistantIMS Program Assistant2- FSP Coord2-IMS Program Assistant
10 Field Studies Program (Facets) Human RightsLaw of WarInternational Peace and SecurityU.S. Government InstitutionsPolitical ProcessesJudicial SystemFree Market SystemMediaEducationHealth and Human ServicesDiversity and American Life
11 CGSC International Military Student Preparatory Courses International Military Student Preparatory Course (Jun 26th- Jul 17th)Covers an overview of American societyIntroduces IMS population to each otherFamiliarize IMS with the U.S. Army organization, doctrine, and staff proceduresAmerican 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 servicesInstructions focus on “Army” terminology, organization, tactics, logistics, and command and control
12 CGSS International Class 09-2 47 Students from 46 Countries Jan 2009 ReportArmenia Czech Rep Israel Moldova Slovak RepAustria Estonia Latvia Serbia SwedenCroatia Germany Lithuania Slovenia UKCanada (2)BahrainJordanKazakhstanLebanonPakistanSaudi ArabiaBelizeBoliviaBrazilGuyanaJamaicaParaguayBotswanaDjiboutiEthiopiaKenyaMalawiMoroccoSwazilandTanzaniaUgandaAustraliaBangladeshBruneiIndiaIndonesia KoreaSingaporeSri LankaThailand47 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 PortugalRomania (2) Serbia Slovakia Spain Turkey UK UkraineCGSS International Class 10-1Jun 2009 ReportCanada (2)MexicoAfghanistanBahrainEgyptIraqJordanKuwaitLebanonPakistan (2)Saudi Arabia (2)UAEChileColombia (2)El SalvadorHondurasBotswanaBurkina FasoKenyaLiberiaMalawiMorocco (2)Nigeria (2)SenegalAustraliaBangladeshIndonesia JapanKoreaMalaysiaNepal (2)PhilippinesSingaporeTaiwanThailand69 Students from 60 Countries2 June 09
14 International Military Student Sponsor Support SystemLeavenworth / LansingFort LeavenworthKansas CitySGA/Student AmbassadorStaff GroupAirport GreeterAmerican Orientation Course“Outside” linkGeneral AssistanceFamily Installation OrientationHousing & ServicesVehicle RelatedOpen Bank AccountKC OrientationProvide immediate classroom assistanceClassroom workUniform(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 individualismWeak family tiesTreatment of older peopleMaterialismCompetitivenessRapid pace of lifeDivorce“Free” male-female relationsImpersonality
17 Aspects of American life they would like to take home Opportunity for individuals to raise their station in lifeEfficiency of organizationsHard work and productivityFreedom to express opinions openlyGeneral sense of freedom
18 Connections between the lists American organizations are efficient because of their impersonalityand fast paceIf family ties were stronger individuals would not move to get abetter jobMaterialism might motivate people to work harderIndividualism goes with the sense of freedom
19 IMS/Sponsor “Events”17-19 Jun- IMS Report Window – Airport Greeter Program/Van7/8 Jul - IMS/Sponsor Icebreaker (FCC)4-6 Aug - Wichita Trip7 Aug – MOWW Ball10 Aug - International Military Student Flag Ceremony30 October- Fall Food Fair11 Dec-10-1 Holiday Dinner Dance (Location TBD)19 Dec- 2 Jan Summer Break5 Mar-10-1 Spring Food Fair (Location TBD)15-23 Apr Gettysburg/Washington D.C. Trip28 May Sponsor Appreciation Ceremony10 Jun – IMS Badge Ceremony
20 Sponsor Organization Notes Contact guidelines and exampleSponsors 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 LeavenworthAddress questions to IMSD, not the chain of command
21 09-1 Sponsor Exit Surveys Fort Leavenworth Sponsors Excellent Good Fair Poor-2Operation International SponsorsExcellent Good Fair Poor-7GKCPTP SponsorsExcellent 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 oneof his nation’s service components; or as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Stafflevel; or attain international recognition for significant and enduring militaryor humanitarian service (Commanding General of UN relief or peace-keepingmission) while holding a rank equivalent to the highest rank held in hisnation’s service.Nominative Process:- Submitted by senior US in-country representative for responsiblefor Security Assistance; endorsed by the US Ambassador.- Packet is reviewed by USACGSC for completeness and accuracyand then forwarded to DASA-DEC for further Army and interagency clearance.- Induction (for those approved) should not be expected earlier thanone year from the date of the submission of the packet.- CGSC holds two induction ceremonies per year….
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