Training

Army Officer Professional Development Ideas

One of the Company Commander’s primary responsibilities is to develop his subordinates. One way to do this is by implementing an effective Army Officer Professional Development (OPD) program in your unit. Officer Professional Development is a mandatory training event. In the Army National Guard, we typically conduct Officer Professional Development a minimum of once each …

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Army AGR Readiness NCO Duties and Responsibilities

Today, I want to take some time to educate you about the duties, responsibilities and job description of the Readiness NCO in the Army National Guard. For anyone who has spent any time at all in the ARNG, you probably realize how important the Readiness NCO is. Basically, the Readiness NCO is the tip of …

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TC 25-30: A Leader’s Guide to Company Training Meetings

In the Army National Guard and Army Reserves, most companies conduct a monthly training meeting at the unit armory. When it comes to Company Level Training Meetings in the Army, TC 25-30 is the best reference out there. I consider it to be the Training Meeting Bible. This short Training Circular provides everything you will …

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Army Platoon Training: 13 Steps to Follow

This post will review platoon training. The Army eats, sleeps and breathes training. Throughout history, the U.S. Army’s success on the battlefield can be contributed to training. Sure, it takes equipment, Soldiers, and leaders to win battles. But, these leaders and Soldiers must be trained properly to win! Everything revolves around training. In your platoon, …

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Platoon Drill

What is a platoon drill? Personally, I define a platoon drill as a mission critical task that must be accomplished to complete a platoon’s wartime mission. Think of a platoon drill as something similar to a Platoon METL task. A platoon drill is a critical task that must be performed by everyone in the platoon. …

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