MCTP supports the collective training of Army units as Directed by the CSA
and scheduled by FORSCOM IAW the ARFORGEN
process at worldwide locations in order to train Leaders and provide
Commanders the opportunity to train on Mission
Command in Unified Land Operations.
MCTP's top 5 priorities are to conduct exercises as directed by FORSCOM,
increase Joint and Allied participation in Warfighters (WFX), establish
Joint and Allied duty positions within MCTP, transition to WFXs and to
reduce exercise costs while increasing MCTP's capacity.
. Mission Readiness Exercises for deploying units
. Warfighter Exercises for contingency force units
. Senior Mentors to train the Army's Senior Leaders
. Professional Observer Coach/Trainers
. Robust Simulation Environment
. World Class OPFOR
. (7) current Senior Mentors aligned with Operations Groups throughout a
training life cycle
. Provides Senior Mentor observations for the Army
. Improve administrative systems and increase available pool of Senior
Mentors to maximize unique capabilities and reduce stresses
In 2010, MCTP received the Army Superior Unit Award, one of the Army’s highest unit awards, for "outstanding meritorious performance during peacetime of a difficult and challenging mission under extraordinary circumstances."
Training today’s Army senior commanders while developing tomorrow’s.
MCTP Soldiers help train US and ROK Forces during Key Resolve 13
Story by MAJ Bruce Drake MCTP Public Affairs Observer-Coach Trainer
WARRIOR BASE, Republic of Korea – On a small, fenced enclosure less than 10 kilometers from the United Nations’ mandated Demilitarized Zone, approximately 50 Soldiers and civilians of the Mission Command Training Program’s Operations Group Alpha helped train the U.S. Army’s 8th Army Headquarters for two weeks during its joint exercise with their South Korean allies.
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