FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (June 16, 2015) — A major revision of Army Doctrine Reference Publication, or ADRP 1, the Army Profession, includes a new chapter on the Army ethic.
The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy ceremoniously recognized the academic accomplishments of the 37 international students of Sergeants Major Course Class 65 June 11, by awarding them the International Military Student Badge. The Academy also recognized the service of four of its Military Professional Exchange Program instructors and inducted four former international military students into the International Military Student Hall of Fame.
It was a week to beat all weeks as the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy celebrated the accomplishments of the 454 students of Sergeants Major Course Class 65 — a class that had within its ranks 37 international students from 30 different countries as well as members of the Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. The academy assisted in handing out 110 degrees during a Black and Gold Ceremony on June 8, followed by the International Military Student Badging and Hall of Fame induction ceremony on June 11.
Maj. Gen. Spitler, TRADOC deputy chief of staff, hosted two Dutch general officers, both TRADOC Dutch Foreign Liaison Officers, 15 military students and 3 faculty members from the Royal Netherland Army Land Warfare Course Class, Land Doctrine and Training Center, for a series of overview briefs and an orientation to the Training Brain Operation Center, June 15. The class was visiting various U.S. installations during the period June 9 to 18. Their macro agenda was: Dutch Embassy, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Army Cyber Command, Gettysburg Battlefield, U.S. Army Forces Command, and Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Ga. Dutch delegation was co-led by Brigadier Generals Nico Geerts, commander, RLNA Training Command, and Jost van Duurling, director, Safety and Health, Central Staff Netherlands Ministry of Defence, with Col. Hans Hoogstraten, the Netherlands Military Attaché, accompanying the delegation on the trip. The LWC focuses its 0-4 level students on land warfare execution with the objective to broaden and deepen the student’s knowledge of brigade level up to corps and Land Component level operations. The course curriculum includes specific subjects like Military Decision Making Processes at several levels of operation, current military affairs and developments, training systems, national doctrine, and the doctrine of prominent partner countries and North Atlantic Treaty Organization. This is the fourth year in a row the LWC has visited TRADOC and the TBOC.
(U.S. Army photo by Heldur Liivak).
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (June 11, 2015) — More than 100 newly commissioned Army lieutenants tested their leadership skills during a joint regimental training exercise Friday.