US Army Training and Doctrine Command
Definition/Scope: United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) is an army command of the United States Army headquartered at Fort Monroe, Virginia. It is charged with overseeing training of Army forces, the development of operational doctrine, and the development and procurement of new weapons systems. In FY08, TRADOC operates 32 schools and centers at 16 Army installations. TRADOC schools conduct 2,734 courses (81 directly in support of mobilization) and 373 language courses. The 2,734 courses include 503,164 seats for 434,424 Soldiers; 34,675 other-service personnel; 7,824 international Soldiers; and 26,241 civilians. TRADOC has several major subordinate commands: U.S. Army Accessions Command, headquartered at Fort Monroe; Combined Arms Center, headquartered at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; and the Army Capabilities Integration Center, headquartered at Fort Monroe. The CGs of these commands also serve as TRADOC's DCGs for initial military training, combined arms and futures, respectively. Other major parts of TRADOC are the Combined Arms Support Center, Fort Lee, Va.; TRADOC Analysis Center, Fort Leavenworth; the Center for Army Lessons Learned, Fort Leavenworth; and the 32 schools.
Used For:Sustainment WFF
Broader Terms:Army Commands
Narrower Terms:428th Field Artillery Brigade
Related Terms:Institutional training domain