Combined Arms Center - Training (CAC-T)

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COL David Cannon explains how the Army is leveraging technology to train 21st Century Soldiers, leaders and commanders at home station. At the recent Association of the United States Army convention, Cannon delivered a presentation entitled: The Evolution of Home Station Training. Cannon is the TRADOC Capability Manager-Integrated Training Environment at Fort Leavenworth. Click here to see Cannon's presentation....Read More
The Integrated Training Environment (ITE) will be the primary tool to enable commanders to once more take the reins in training their units to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. The new Leaders Guide to Training in the Integrated Training Environment will help commanders plan, prepare, execute and assess training. Click here to access the leaders guide. ...Read More
Secretary of the Army John McHugh (left) receives a briefing from Fort Leavenworth’s MAJ Greg Pavlichko about a new program, called the Emergent Leader Immersive Training Environment (ELITE). ELITE provides training scenarios to help young leaders develop their counseling skills. Pavlichko of the Army Games for Training Program demonstrated ELITE at the recent Association of the United States Army convention in Washington. The screen shot comes from an ELITE training scenario. ...Read More
The National Simulation Center's Bob Munsey and MAJ Greg Pavlichko explain the benefits of gaming programs at the Association of the United States Army convention in Washington. They told attendees how the Emergent Leader Immersive Training Environment and Virtual Battlespace 3 help train units and develop leaders. To learn more, click here: ELITE VBS3...Read More
Soldiers participate in an exercise that combined live, virtual and constructive training at Fort Hood, TX. TRADOC Commanding GEN David Perkins discusses how the Army is using this type of training to prepare Soldiers and develop leaders. Read his interview with Military Training Technology....Read More

Mission Statement

Based at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, the Combined Arms Center-Training (CAC-T) is a subordinate organization of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). CAC-T's mission is to manage the Army's Training Support System Enterprise, the Training Development Enterprise and the Combat Training Center Program to enable commanders and commandants to train and educate versatile units and develop agile and adaptive leaders to execute Mission Command in order to conduct Unified Land Operations.

How CAC-T Supports the Army

  • Manage the Combat Training Center Program.
  • Develop & sustain the Integrated Training Environment.
  • Identify requirements for and manage over 900,000 Army training aids, devices, simulators and simulations.
  • Manage Integrated Training Area Management (6 million acres), Sustainable Range and Standards in Training Commission programs.
  • Manage the Army Training Support System Enterprise.
  • Manage, develop and sustain Army Training and Education Development policy, requirements, processes, products, concepts, plans and systems.
  • Proponent for Army Training Management: Manages, develops and sustains training management doctrine, processes, products and systems.
  • Manage requirements for Army Distributed Learning and the Army Training Information System —the Training Information Infrastructure.
  • Integrate the Army's Science and Technology efforts for Training and Education.
  • Provide leader development by supporting the training of Brigades, Divisions, Corps, and ASCCs through Warfighter and Mission Readiness Exercises through Mission Command Training Program.
  • Integrate training and education in the Agile process and Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System.
  • Provide Army and Joint air-ground operations education, training, and command and control systems integration.
  • Provide training and education facilities and staff and faculty training.
  • Develop training and education video and graphic products.