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Cohesiveness is critical to high performing teams. Each member must understand their role in the team, know their responsibilities, and know that their teammates are also performing their duties. This handbook describes methods to build cohesive teams and provides indicators to measure performance. It incorporates the Army's "This is My Squad" initiative and is a good resource for leaders at all echelons. ...Read More
Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric C. Dostie hosted a Proclamation Signing ceremony April 1 to kick off the CAC and Fort Leavenworth’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year’s SAAPM Theme is “Building Cohesive Teams through Character, Trust and Resilience. Protecting People Protects Our Mission.” SAAPM month reinforces every member of the Army team’s responsibility to prevent sexual harassment, and associated retaliation, while ensuring professional, compassionate, and comprehensive care and support if these incidents occur. Eliminating sexual misconduct ensures the dignity and respect of members of the Army team, promotes cohesion, and ensures the readiness of Army formations. Lt. Gen Rainey addressed the attendees saying, “In well led cohesive units, every day is Sexual Assault Prevention Day,” -- For more information on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or to make a restricted or unrestricted report of sexual assault, Soldiers, adult Family members, and DA Civilians can call the Fort Leavenworth SHARP Hotline at 913-683-1443 or stop by the Fort Leavenworth SHARP Resource Center at 632 McClellan Avenue, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Additional support is available through the Department of Defense Safe Helpline at 877-995-5247. ...Read More

https://vimeo.com/526221680 In this premier episode of the Victory Through Training Podcast, COL Charles Lombardo discusses 'What is CAC-T?' Now available on Vimeo and coming soon to other podcast platforms.

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Written by the sergeants major (SGMs) of Operations Group, National Training Center (NTC), this handbook was inspired by the book, “66 Stories of Battle Command,” where commanders shared their experiences during NTC rotations and provided “a way” to other commanders before they have to make a decision for a specific situation. The NTC SGMS have the same intention with the publication of this handbook. The stories include experiences as an operations SGM and command sergeants major (CSM) at the battalion and brigade levels. Some of the stories provided will create differing opinions, but are only intended to share the authors’ experiences with those that may face the same or similar situations. In each rotation, NTC leaders observe SGMs who, once exposed to a situation, produce extraordinary results. These stories are not meant to expose any unit; they are meant to unearth possible solutions. ...Read More
CAC-T's Victory Through Training Podcast is launching soon!...Read More
Combined Arms Center-Training Deputy Commander Col. Charles Lombardo updates Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville about “Driving Change and Training an MDO Capable Force” March 4 in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs....Read More
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville gets a desk-side-demo of the Digital Job Book and Small Unit Leader Tool on personal devices by Combined Arms Center-Training Sgt. Maj. Thomas Conn during a CAC-T update brief March 4 in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room. Over the last few weeks, Conn has been working to engage senior army leaders visiting Fort Leavenworth to personally show the capabilities of the digital tools that are used to update and manage Soldier training. The Digital Job Book and Small Unit Leader Tool were launched via the Army Training Network in 2016 and in early 2020 the tools were made available via user name and password so Soldiers could access and update data in real time via their personal devices. For more information or to access the tools go to ATN at https://atn.army.mil. Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs....Read More
Combined Arms Center-Training Sgt. Maj. Thomas Conn walks Forces Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Simms through the process of using the Digital Job Book and Small Unit Leader Tool on his personal device during Simms’ visit to Fort Leavenworth Feb. 25. Photos by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs....Read More

Mission Statement

The Combined Arms Center-Training drives change in how the Army trains and prepares in order to prevail against a peer enemy in Large Scale Combat Operations, identifies and validates training gaps and requirements, manages training support for the Army, delivers leader training, and serves as the training management proponent to enable realistic, operationally relevant training for the Army’s total force.

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