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.
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently hosted a visit with the Royal Netherlands Army’s Land Warfare Course Class June 14.
Brig. Gen. Iain Harrison Order of the British Empire, Head Capability Integration & Portfolio Manager, British Army, listens as Maj. Gen. Robert Dyess Jr., deputy director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, discusses ARCIC initiatives May 26 at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters on Fort Eustis, Virginia. During Harrison’s first visit to the headquarters visit since his posting in June 2015, the two discussed a number of topics including the British Army’s operating model, capability integration and the U.S. Army Warfighting Challenges. The visiting party also included Col. Nick Luck, UK foreign liaison officer to TRADOC, and Lt. Col. William Eden, UK LNO to the Department of the Army’s G8. (U.S. Army photo)
Kansas Senator Jerry Moran visited Fort Leavenworth on Friday, April 22. He received a detailed briefing concerning numerous issues on the installation from Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center.
Colonel Joachim Bohn, commander, German Armed Forces Command, U.S. and Canada, vised the senior German Army element at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, April 14. After receiving an International Army Programs Directorate overview he also engaged in a series of German to German discussions with staff. Bohn’s command covers all German Armed Forces personnel training or stationed in the U.S. and Canada. (From left to right: Joe Patykula, operations chief IAPD; Sgt. Maj. Lutz Koys, German Liaison Office staff; Wayne Kropp, deputy, IAPD; Lt. Col. Ingo Beisse, German Army Liaison staff officer and deputy; Ted Melton, director IAPD; Col. Joachim Bohn, commander, German Armed Forces Command, U.S. and Canada; Col. Klaus Nebe, senior German Army liaison officer to TRADOC; Heldur Liivak, Germany program manager; Sgt. Maj. Stefan Freitag, German liaison office staff; and Staff Sgt. Lisa Mola-Fernandez, German Liaison Office administrative NCO)
Lt. Gen. Na, Sang Woong, commanding general, Republic of Korea Army TRADOC visited Joint Base Langley Eustis on March 28. Gen. David G. Perkins, TRADOC commanding general, hosted the visit. Na met with TRADOCs senior leadership, received the TRADOC Command Overview, an ARCIC Futures briefing, a Future Operational Environment & Threats briefing as well as an overview and tour of the G27 Operational Environment Training Support Center. The visit helped Na gain an understanding in how the roles and mission of TRADOC helped shape the future of the Army. Na also visited JRTC and CAC while in the states.