Command Assessment Program Directorate (CAPD)





Mission

​Command Assessment Program Directorate (CAPD) executes the US Army’s command and key leader assessment program ensuring a world class, fair, and consistent assessment process for key-leader selection.

Vision

CAPD executes a world-class, fair, and consistent leader assessment providing the US Army individual and aggregated data to improve leader selection; provides data to the individual and Army University useful to individual professional development; successfully supports MCCoE LOEs tailored to drive change and build leaders.

CAPD Overview Brief

Written Communication Assessment (WCC)

The written communication assessment involves officers constructing an essay in response to an article and prompt

US Army War College Publications: https://publications.armywarcollege.edu/pubs/3753.pdf
Linguistics, Style and Writing in the 21st Century with Steven Pinker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV5J6BfToSw
https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Portals/7/military-review/Archives/English/MilitaryReview_20151031_art016.pdf

Grammar Assessment

An assessment of the candidate’s facility with English, including grammar, punctuation, and comprehension

https://www.examenglish.com/leveltest/grammar_level_test.htm
https://www.niu.edu/writingtutorial/grammar/quizzes/GrammarSelfTest.htm 
http://www.unit10.com/hs/guidance/archive/asset.pdf

Cognitive Non Cognitive Assessment (CNCA)

Practice taking timed conceptual assessments of any type to improve your ability to focus on one task

Psychometric Test Practice Questions & Answers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vowwzQx-fGY
https://www.examenglish.com/leveltest/grammar_level_test.htm
https://www.niu.edu/writingtutorial/grammar/quizzes/GrammarSelfTest.htm

Additional Resources

U.S. Army Talent Management Home Page: https://talent.army.mil/cap
Center for the Army Profession and Leadership (CAPL): https://capl.army.mil

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Director, CAPD
COL Eric D. Beaty

Command Assessment Program Directorate (CAPD) executes the US Army’s command and key leader assessment program ensuring a world class, fair, and consistent assessment process for key-leader selection.



CAPD Phone Directory
CAPD Director 913-684-5615
CAPD Deputy Director 913-684-3927
CAPD Administration 913-684-5943
CAPD Operations 913-684-5977
Assessments 913-684-5942
Panel Operations 913-684-3897 / 5974
Logistics/Supply/Contracting 913-684-5965
Information Technology 913-684-5616