Mission Command Training Program (MCTP)

During the 108th Sustainment Brigade's MCT week on 14-18 August 2017, Mr. Van Noah of the University of North Carolina leads the unit in a Distribution Management Exercise. Lt. Col. Todd Alston, Deputy Chief of Operations Group (DCOG), of Operations Group Sierra facilitated the exercise, which is an experiential learning business simulation created by faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in early 1960s to demonstrate the principles of supply chain management. A debriefing session of roughly equivalent length typically follows to review the results of each team and discuss the lessons involved....Read More
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
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

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

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