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The four TRADOC functions of DESIGN, ACQUIRE, BUILD and IMPROVE are crucial to enable the Army to meet specific Army strategic aimpoints. These aimpoints are defined in the Army Strategic Plan between now and 2050 for the three chief of staff of the Army priorities of Readiness (Current Fight), Future Army (Future Fight) and Take Care of the Troops (Always). These aimpoints describe Army capabilities and conditions for the Current Fight, Next Fight and Future Fight.

TRADOC designs the future force to ensure that the United States Army remains the dominate land power in the world.

Multi-Domain Battle is the concept that will allow the Army, with the Joint Force, to maintain military dominance by developing both greater self-sufficiency and deeper joint integration to fight and win without assured air, sea, space and cyber dominance.

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TRADOC recruits the next generation of Soldiers and leaders.

Improve Accessions Enterprise: The Army is Soldiers. The Army requires an accessions system that finds and recruits the best future Soldiers across the nation.

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TRADOC trains the next generation of Soldiers and leaders.

Soldier 2020 will ensure all entering Soldiers have the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to succeed in their MOS. It maximizes the Army’s use of available talent.

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Lessons learned, refined doctrine and leader development merge at TRADOC to improve the Army.

  • Adapt the Institutional Army: the Army must change for the information age. New methods of training, education, career management, logistical support, financial management, communication--internal and external, and a host of others will improve the Army.
  • New Doctrine: battlefield experiences combined with new concepts require new doctrine that effectively describes how the Army will accomplish its assigned missions.
  • Talent Management: the Army must transcend its industrial age personnel management systems to fully develop and employ the talents each Soldier brings to the fight.
  • Army University: TRADOC is reforming and systematizing the Army school system to make it both more effective and more efficient.
  • NCO 2020: the future will place greater demands on NCOs. NCO 2020 ensures that NCOs have the skills, training and experiences to continue to lead the Army into the future.
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    Featured news from the TRADOC NEWS CENTER
    Title #0CSM BLOG: The Concept of the Expert Action Badge
    Thank you to all who participated in the last State of NCO Development Town Hall, hosted by Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport. Both of us enjoyed engaging in robust dialog about the concept of the ...[read more]
    Title #1TRADOC celebrates the U.S. Army Reserve birthday
     JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. — Soldiers at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command celebrated the Army Reserve's 109th birthday on Friday, ahead of the actual anniversary on April 23. ...[read more]
    Title #2ROTC cadets view Army planning in action
    FORT SILL, Oklahoma — The 95th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) holds its training meeting every two weeks to plan upcoming instruction, to evaluate recent training events, and to cover...[read more]
    Title #3Critical Thinking with Paul Scharre: Predicting the Future
    Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) conducted and interview with Paul Scharre–he’s a Ranger vet who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan who is now a ro...[read more]
    Photo of Gen. David G. Perkins, TRADOC commanding general
    "After accepting the TRADOC colors, I understand the responsibility placed in my rucksack. As we design the Army, we also design the future of our nation, and that is a responsibility I will not take lightly."
    DAVID G. PERKINS
    General, U.S. Army
    Commanding

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