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Tue, 2021-03-09 14:31

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.

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Wed, 2021-02-24 15:18

In this handbook, leaders from the National Training Center (NTC) Operations Group examine the art of leadership, its application on the replicated NTC battlefield, and what some of the more successful rotational unit leaders do to build winning teams. Each chapter, written by a senior observer controller/trainer, covers the tactics, techniques, and procedures that have been demonstrated to be successful in a specific warfighting function. Leader Development in Contact will be a valuable addition to every leader's professional development toolkit.

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Wed, 2021-02-03 15:24

Combined Arms Center-Training Deputy Commander Col. Charles Lombardo presents coins to individuals from the TRADOC Proponent Office-Synthetic Training Environment (TPO-STE) at the CAC-T headquarters, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Feb. 1, 2021. Lombardo presented the coins to Lt. Col. Mike Stinchfield, Maj. Thane Keller, Brian Wepking, Lt. Col. Brian Hanley and Jose Laguna on behalf of Synthetic Training Environment-Cross Functional Team (STE-CFT) Director Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais for their support and invaluable contribution to the STE-CFT. Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs.

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Mon, 2021-02-01 12:25

This handbook sets forth the “how to fight” concept and commensurate training techniques at echelon that allow units to succeed at the National Training Center (NTC). Leaders at NTC specifically designed this handbook to help units at echelon understand an operational environment; develop tactics, techniques, and procedures for success; and better understand how to train for this environment at home station. By combining the lessons in this handbook with the Army’s current training strategies, units training at home station will arrive at the NTC better prepared to conduct large-scale combat operations against a near-peer threat.

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Fri, 2021-01-29 15:19

Combined Arms Center-Training Deputy Commander Col. Charles Lombardo leads a discussion on "Training the way we have to fight" with participants of the Army Strategic Education Program-Command (ASEP-C) course Jan. 29, 2021 at the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. ASEP-C is a developmental course for General Officers who have been selected for one and two-star level command assignments. Photos by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs Office.

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Tue, 2021-01-26 12:31

Synthetic Training Environment-Cross Functional Team Director Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais and Combined Arms Center-Training Deputy Commander Col. Charles Lombardo discuss specifics of the Reconfigurable Virtual Collective Trainer during a demo included in Lombardo’s visit to the STE-CFT in Orlando Florida Jan. 20. The RVCT is a virtual training simulator.

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Wed, 2021-01-13 09:52

Training Management Directorate article reaffirming the training management that Soldiers ca do with the tools available on the Army Training Network. https://www.army.mil/article/242347

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Wed, 2021-01-13 09:26

In an article from the January/February edition of Military Review - a historian with the Army University Press Films team explains the benefits of including simulations, virtual staff rides, and documentary films in both professional military education and unit training. https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Journals/Military-Review/English-Edition...

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Wed, 2021-01-13 09:13

Combined Arms Center-Training Sgt. Maj. Thomas Conn listens as CAC-T Deputy Commander Col. Charles Lombardo gives the opening remarks for the Training and Doctrine Command G-2 Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) User's Conference Jan. 12. DATE World is a program that uses current intelligence to create intense, authentic training environments. The three day virtual conference was created to facilitate coordination between developers end users. Photo by Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Combined Arms Center-Training Public Affairs.

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Mon, 2021-01-04 13:58

At the National Training Center, brigade combat teams (BCTs) have a difficult time establishing, maintaining, and transitioning a permissive fires environment at echelon within the decisive action training environment to shape the BCT deep fight and mass effects in the close fight in support of tactical and operational objectives. This handbook provides the fires community a way to plan, prepare, and execute its mission to establish, maintain, and transition a permissive fires environment at echelon to shape the battlefield. It also provides commanders and their staff with insights on the capabilities and employment of fires.

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