Mission Command Training Program (MCTP)

Maj. Adam Cecil of Operations Group Charlie providing observation and insight on the Maneuver Warfighting Function to members of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during their recent brigade warfighter exercise at Fort Polk, Louisiana on May 12, 2017. Operations Group Charlie provided support to the Louisiana National Guard during their annual training. Brigade warfighter exercises are conditions based training exercises that use TRADOC's Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) to assess brigade staffs on their ability to execute mission command....Read More
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joseph L. Woods conducts a training class on the Military Decision Making Process model on May 03, 2017 at Fort Leavenworth, KS. The class was given to ensure standardization, content, and format were synchronized for the training audiences during upcoming Warfighter Exercises. The Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) is a United States Army seven-step process for military decision-making in both tactical and garrison environments. It is indelibly linked to Troop Leading Procedures and Operations orders. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Woods is currently serving as the Intelligence Technical Officer Observer Coach Trainer for Operations Group Foxtrot. ...Read More
Colonel Charles R. Rambo, Chief, Operations Group Alpha, Mission Command Training Program welcomes the Joint Task Force Civil Support training audience and introduces his team of Observer, Coach, and Trainers during the start of exercise Vibrant Response 2017, at Camp Atterbury, Ind., on April 24, 2017. Vibrant Response 2017 is a training exercise designed to enhance coordination and communication at the operational and tactical levels between Department of Defense and Civilian Incident Commands during Defense Support of Civil Authorities in a major disaster....Read More
Chief of Operations Group X-Ray, COL Gordon Richardson, presented the Army Commendation Medal to Ops Group X-Ray's CPT Vankleek, CPT Chase and CPT Remington(mctp4) ...Read More
MCTP Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment conducted a change of responsibility between outgoing 1SG Gary Cooper and incoming 1SG Erik Rider. The ceremony took place SEP 16 at The McHugh Training Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. For more information about MCTP, check out our website at: usacac.army.mil/organizations/cact/mctp (mctp3)...Read More
Sgts. 1st Class Leon Holt and Larry Kelsar, assigned to Mission Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., provide demonstration support for the Dismounted Soldier Training System Aug. 13. DSTS provides an immersive virtual training environment to conduct dismounted Soldier operations up to a company-sized element in a specified operational environment. (mctp1 mctp2)...Read More
​Lt. Col. Steven Dubuc from Mission Command Training Program’s Operations Group Bravo mentors Capt. Stephen Keblish, a human resources officer with New York’s National Guard 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, as part of MCTP’s warfighter 17-2 in November. Multiple units from Army active duty, National Guard and the Army reserves participated in the warfighter....Read More

Leadership

MCTP Mission: Mission Command Training Program supports the collective training of Army units as directed by the Chief of Staff of the Army and scheduled by Forces Command to provide Commanders and Leaders the opportunity to train on Mission Command in Unified Land Operations.

What MCTP Provides for the Army:

  • Exercises for Army Service Component Commands, Corps, Divisions, Functional/Multi-Functional Brigades and select Army National Guard Brigade Combat Teams
  • Retired general officers serve as senior mentors to the Army’s senior leadership
  • Professional observer, coach/trainers ensuring we have a well-trained fighting force
  • Robust suite of simulations capable of replicating complex, operational environments
  • Competitive, “free thinking” opposing forces emulating real-word threat conditions

MCTP Priorities

  • Conduct exercises as scheduled by Forces Command
  • Increase Joint and Allied participation in Warfighter Exercise (WFX)
  • Establish Joint and Allied duty positions within MCTP
  • Reduce exercise costs
  • Develop multiple operating environments

MCTP SharePoint portal
https://combinedarmscenter.army.mil/orgs/cact/mctp