As part of a new fiscal reality in training the Soldiers of 2020, VBS3 is designed to be a consolidated tactical training and mission rehearsal solution, combining flexible terrain and scenario editors with a high-fidelity virtual environment for networked training and after-action reviews.
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has partnered with U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine to conduct the Physical Demands Study. The study will be used to determine the physical requirements necessary to perform all combat-type jobs, including infantry, armor, artillery and engineering.
"Once a month, we try to bring in all the victim advocates in the brigade and across the installation. We usually have a guest speaker of some sort come in and speak to us on important topics," said Sgt. 1st Class Gerald Emery, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Aviation Brigade.
On the first day of his visit, Perkins took the opportunity to share his thoughts with students attending Army Logistics University's Combined Logistics Captain Career Course. During his remarks, he explained the function of Combined Arms Center and how the Army's new doctrine process works.
"I think it's brilliant that they're using Soldier feedback to develop Joint Battle Command-Platform," said Staff Sgt. Scott Harrison, who is now assigned to the task analysis branch of the Maneuver Center of Excellence Directorate of Training and Doctrine.
RaShaan Allen was hanging around the wrong crowd, getting into trouble and failing in school when he decided to change the way he was playing his hand. That change of course led him to the West Wing of the White House in September.
The program of instruction, or POI, is the primary document that captures content and resources for Army-instructed courses. The POI includes the curriculum and information needed to determine funding, manpower, land, ranges, simulations, automation, facilities, classrooms and other resources.
This back-to-the-basics training initiative is stemming from guidance set forth by the Chief of Staff of the Army, which states the Total Army should be able to rapidly deploy, fight, sustain itself and win in "austere environments and rugged terrain."
Lt. Gen. David Perkins met with Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, and one-on-one with each of the Chemical, Engineer and Military Police schools' commandants in addition to serving as guest speaker for the Engineer Basic Leadership Course Class 10-13 graduation.