Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, commanding general, (right) shoots at targets with a paintball gun during the Mungadai team competition as part of a teambuilding exercise at the Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Commandants and Directors of Training Conference March 6. The CDOT was hosted at Fort Rucker, Alabama, by the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence March 5-6. The participants were flown via CH-47 Chinooks from the USAACE headquarters building to a training area on Fort Rucker where they competed in teams in a Skedco drag, a Humvee push, target shooting with paintball guns and questions on doctrine. Awards were given out to the top team and worst team.
When Sgt. 1st Class Fredrick Behnke received word, while he was in Afghanistan, that his next assignment would be at the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., he was perplexed and concerned.
Twenty sergeants major will soon have an opportunity to teach the next generation of sergeants major through a fellowship program at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, worth $27,000 per student.
Is that a Boeing 707 out on a military flight line? I thought those aircraft had been retired years ago. This may be the thought running through your head when you see the old bird that made it’s first flight more than 57 years ago, which Boeing stopped manufacturing 35 years ago.
Today’s Army aviation leaders can augment the training process with innovative training techniques and live, virtual, constructive, gaming, and mission command, also known as LVCG-MC, technologies.
Fort Leonard Wood female Soldiers striving to become one of the first Ranger-qualified females now have a training course structured specifically to help with their quest.
The pre-Ranger course, conducted by the 787th Military Police Battalion, is the brainchild of the battalion’s command sergeant major, according to Capt. Christopher Riggs, Company F, 787th Military Police Battalion commander.
According to Riggs, it was Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa Duncan’s, 787th MP Bn. command sergeant major, vision to ensure the females who wanted to compete for the Ranger tab would have the physical abilities and skill sets needed.