Rear Adm. John Clink, Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy, United Kingdom, pauses for a photo with Dave Paschal, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command deputy G-37, Nov. 1 at TRADOC headquarters on Fort Eustis, Virginia. Clink visited TRADOC to discuss the Army Learning Concept, or ALC 2015, and gained an understanding on the governance and strategy required for the implementation and sustainment of ALC 2015. Clink also developed an understanding of support structures and organizational and cultural change mechanisms that underpin ALC 2015. The two-hour session was conducted on behalf of Brig. Gen. Robert Ulses, TRADOC G-3/5/7.
Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk, commander of the Canadian Army (center), visited U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters Sept. 26, 2016, as part of the Chief of Staff of the Army Counterpart Program. His visit focus areas included establishing a relationship with TRADOC leadership; discussing perspectives and exchanging ideas with senior TRADOC leadership regarding how the U.S. Army “does” Light Forces from concept to execution.
Lt. Gen. Kevin Mangum, TRADOC deputy commanding general, served as Wynnyk’s host during the visit. TRADOC’s purpose was to discuss key tasks with a focus on the command’s role in designing the future force. Maj. Gen. Bo Dyess, deputy director of TRADOC’s Army Capabilities Integration Center, and Tom Greco, deputy commanding general of TRADOC G-2, led discussions on a variety of topics including the future operational environment, the Army Operating Concept, Multi-Domain Battle and the Mad Scientist initiative. Other discussions included the Canadian Army’s 5th Mechanized Brigade Headquarters participation in the upcoming Army Warfighting Assessment 17. The final discussion topic focused on development of light forces in the context of the Movement and Maneuver Concept supporting Multi-Domain Battle.
Pictured above (from left to right): Lt. Col. Chris Adams, assistant Canadian Military attaché, Military District of Washington; Brig. Gen. Derek A. Macaulay, chief of staff, Canadian Army Strategy; Lt. Gen. Kevin Mangum, TRADOC deputy commanding general, Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk, commander of the Canadian Army (Army chief of staff equivalent); Warrant Officer 1 Alain Guimond (Army command sergeant major equivalent); Lt. Col. Bruno Vieillle, Canadian foreign liaison to TRADOC headquarters; Col. Rob Worsham, U.S. attaché to Canada; and Capt. François Thivierge, aide-de-camp to the commander.
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, stands for a photo with Brig. Gen. James Carr-Smith, incoming British military attaché, Sept. 13. During his visit to TRADOC headquarters, Carr-Smith met with senior TRADOC leadership including the command general, deputy commanding general, and Center for Initial Military Training deputy commanding general and the deputy director of TRADOC’s Army Capabilities Integration Center. Carr-Smith also received a broad laydown of TRADOC roles and missions, and together with TRADOC leaders, reaffirmed the key U.S.-U.K. Army relationship and focused on improving interoperability between the two forces. (U.S. Army photo by Rodney Speed)
FORT EUSTIS, Va., (Aug.5 , 2016)–U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Deputy Commanding General and Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum (center), hosts Maj. Gen. Richard Felton, commander, Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and Joint Helicopter Command, British Army (left) during a recent visit to TRADOC headquarters.
During the visit, Felton participated in a series of discussions on aviation issues of both Armies on topics such as the future design of army aviation based on current and future threat spectrum, capability shortfalls and risks.
The visit also reaffirmed the value of the TRADOC – U.K. Army relationship in supporting a U.S.-U.K. Bilateral Vision Statement addendum signed, June 16. The visit was the first in a nine-day trip to various U.S. training sites and installations for Felton. (U.S. Army photos by Charles Winslow)
Maj. Gen. Saleh Mohammed Al-Ameri , commander, United Arab Emirates Land Forces (center), was hosted by Lt. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command deputy commanding general (left), during a visit to TRADOC headquarters Aug. 2-3. Co-hosting the visit was Maj. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, TRADOC deputy chief of staff (right). The UAE delegation included Brig. Gen. Al Mazmi, UAE Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché, as well as senior staff from the artillery corps, UAE Doctrine Branch and engineer corps.
During the visit, TRADOC and Army Capabilities Integration Center staff provided the delegation with key information about the TRADOC mission of designing and building the future Army; the ARCIC mission, vision, concepts and capabilities development; the future operational environment and threats; and the missions of the U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training and the Center for Army Lessons Learned. The UAE and the U.S. have maintained a bilateral relationship throughout the UAE’s four-decade existence as an independent country. The visit enhanced the UAE’s understanding of the U.S. Army; its organization, operations and capabilities in order to operate more effectively in a multinational environment. The visit also strengthened the interoperability potential for both armies. (U.S. Army photo by Charles Winslow)
Colonel Timur Abishev, chief, Combat Training Department, Kazakhstan General Staff (center, right), was hosted by David Paschal, acting deputy, G-37 Training (center, left), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, June 20 to 21. The Kazakhstan delegation was comprised of senior officers from the General Staff, Land Forces Command, Air Defense Forces Command and Naval Forces Command. During the visit, TRADOC staff provided the delegation with key information about best practices and principles of national-level training and training management structures, relationships, authorities, and processes. The Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense is considering the development of an organization within the Kazakhstan military to provide national-level unified guidance and direction to training and education within the Kazakhstan joint force. Their vision is that of a “Joint TRADOC” that would improve their Army’s capabilities and interoperability with the U.S. Army.