April 28, 2010
H. Ross Perot, second from right, was on hand for the opening of the Col. Arthur D. Simons Center on Wednesday, April 21, at Fort Leavenworth. Perot gave $6.1 million to the fort, including a portion that funded the Simons Center. The Texas billionaire and former presidential candidate also spoke as part of the Colin Powell Lecture Series. Also pictured are, from left, Robert L. Caslen Jr., commander of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Bob Arter and Hyrum Smith, Command and General Staff College Foundation president.