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Leveraging DoD Technologies to
Train and Educate the Force at
the Point of Need

COL Charles Harris

TRADOC G
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6

(757)501
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6551 DSN 501

charles.e.harris38.mil@mail.mil

11 JUL 12


TechNet 2012 Land Forces
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South

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
(TRADOC)

UNCLASSIFIED

Backup Slides

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
(TRADOC)

UNCLASSIFIED

Mission



Training and Doctrine Command
develops, educates and trains
Soldiers, civilians, and leaders
; supports unit training; and designs,
builds and integrates a versatile mix of capabilities, formations,
and equipment to strengthen the U.S. Army as America’s Force of
Decisive Action.

Scope and Scale

TRADOC has 25,000 Soldiers and 11,000 civilians across 32 schools
training over 500,000 Soldiers a year
.



Vision

Leading the Army’s transition into the future by
shaping the Army
of 2020
, developing adaptive leaders and organizations,
modernizing equipment, and
revolutionizing training
to
strengthen the Nation’s adaptive land force for decisive action.


3

“Victory Starts Here!!!”

UNCLASSIFIED

Training the Army of 2020


"If we do not make home station training
exciting and relevant
, we will pay a price in
young leaders exiting the Army because they
will not get it or understand the relevance of
it."



GEN Robert W. Cone

TRADOC Commanding General


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UNCLASSIFIED

Learning at the Point of Need

Extension of the School House

Career Long Learning

Relevant and Challenging Context

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Information When and Where
Needed

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Single Portal to
Digital




Learning
Resources


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Performance Support Aids

-
Tech Enabled Learning

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Virtual Training Environments

-
Mobile Learning and Distributed
Learning Modules

-
Regional Learning Centers

-
Developed &
Delivered by the
Army’s Best

-
OE / Regional
Alignment…

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Self
-
Structured Learning

-

Flexible & Adaptable to
ARFORGEN

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Adaptability… Critical Thinking …
Complex Environments

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Assessments, Evaluations

Revolution in Army Learning

UNCLASSIFIED

Context
-
based,
facilitated, problem
solving team exercises

Blended Learning

Technology
-
Based Delivery
with Facilitator in the Loop

Learner
-
Centric
2015 Learning Environment

Mobile Learning,

dL Modules


Adaptive Learning,

Intelligent Tutors


Regional Learning Centers

(Satellite schools at unit locations)

Track Progress

(Army Career Tracker)

Assessments,

Evaluations

(Rigor & Relevance)


Enables Career
-
Long Learning
--

Supports a Learning Army

Performance Support Aids

(Mobile Digital Devices
--

The Game Changer!)

Single Portal to Digital
Learning Resources
(Virtual
Warrior University)

Self
-
Structured
Learning

Peer
-
Based Learning

(Digital Social Networks)

Soldier Created Content

(Wikis, Blogs, Apps, etc.)

Virtual Training
Environments

(e.g JTCOIC
-
Training Brain)

UNCLASSIFIED

Major Efforts


Army Learning Model 2015


Doctrine 2015


Mobile Computing Integrated Project Team (IPT)


Distributed Learning IPT


Training Brain Operations Center (TBOC)


Setting the Conditions


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UNCLASSIFIED

Resident Training
-

21
st

Century Soldier/Leader Competencies

Functional Training
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Training Support Packages and MTTs

Sustainment Training
-

Training Support Packages

Leveraging learning products, enablers…to enhance Soldier & Leader individual
learning and preparation for collective training

Soldier / Leader Performance Support Aids (e.g., Army Training Network)

Exercise Support
-

Training Support Packages and SMEs

Operationalizing Learning at the Point of Need

Access to Learning
Content & Products

Reach
-
back to
Subject Matter Experts

UNCLASSIFIED


Comprehensive Course Review / ALM Revisions


Functional Training Review


21
st

Century Soldier Competency Panels


Army Learning Coordination Council


Course Resource Model


Mobile Computing Requirements


Key ALM Initiatives

Focus Areas

RESOURCES


Resourcing Models,
Policy, Tools

ASSESSMENT

Value of
Implementing and
Best Practices

THE WORKFORCE


Instructor / Content
Developer Skills Sets

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NETWORK ACCESS
& TECHNOLOGY

Point of Need and
Reach back

UNCLASSIFIED

Techniques

Army Doctrine

Publications (ADP)

Army Doctrine Reference

Publications (ADRP)


[1 per ADP]

Field
Manuals (FM)

Army Techniques Pubs (ATP)

Fundamental

principles

Detailed information on

fundamentals

Tactics and

Procedures


Authenticated version on APD

Input through wiki version


(Interactive Media
,

Podcasts
,
Mobile APPs)

Applications

[15 ADPs]

[50 FMs]

ADP

1
-
02

Operational
Terms and
Military
Symbols

ADP 7
-
0

Training Units
and
Developing
Leaders

ADP 3
-
90

Offense

and
Defense

ADP

3
-
07

Stability

ADP 3
-
28

Defense
S
upport

of
Civil
Authorities

ADP 6
-
22

Army

Leadership


ADP 3
-
0

Unified

Land
Operations

ADP 3
-
09

Fires

ADP

3
-
05

Special

Operations

ADP 2
-
0

Intelligence

ADP

4
-
0

Sustainment

ADP 3
-
37

Protection

ADRP

1
-
02

Operational
Terms and
Military
Symbols

ADRP 7
-
0

Training Units
and
Developing
Leaders

ADRP 3
-
90

Offense

and
Defense

ADRP

3
-
07

Stability

ADRP 3
-
28

Defense
S
upport

of
Civil
Authorities

ADRP 6
-
22

Army

Leadership


ADRP 3
-
0

Unified

Land
Operations

ADRP 3
-
09

Fires

ADRP

3
-
05

Special

Operations

ADRP 2
-
0

Intelligence

ADRP

4
-
0

Sustainment

ADRP 3
-
37

Protection

Techniques

Techniques

Techniques

Techniques

Techniques

ADP 5
-
0

The

Operations
Process

ADP

6
-
0

Mission

Command


ADRP 5
-
0

The

Operations
Process

ADRP

6
-
0

Mission

Command


Field

Manual

Field

Manual

Field

Manual

Field

Manual

Field

Manual

Field

Manual

10

Doctrine 2015

UNCLASSIFIED

Mobile Computing IPT


Deliver a holistic mobile capabilities strategy to the TRADOC Commander



Collaboration


HQDA CIO/G
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6 and G
-
8, TRADOC Centers of Excellence (SIGCOE,
MSCOE, MCOE), Combined Arms Center (CAC) Connecting Soldiers to Digital
Apps (CSDA), Army War College, U.S. Military Academy, TRADOC CKO, ARCIC etc.



Validating requirements for mobile devices, apps, and content environment



Policy impacts (DoD, Army, TRADOC)


security, acquisition, CAC/PKI, risk etc.



Demand for “Controlled but Publicly Releasable Content” environment



Technology approaches (bring
-
your
-
own device, private cloud, CAC readers,
mobile device management, mobile application management, etc.)



Information exchange forums
-

Air Training Command, Naval War College,
Defense Language Institute, Homeland Defense, Industry Workshops, etc.

UNCLASSIFIED

12

Distributed Learning IPT



Discoverability:

Improving the user
experience by ensuring content can be
located with movement through the
courseware as intuitive as possible.



Accessibility:

Improving course registration
and launching of content.



Playability:

Improving content design and
development so courseware plays without
interruptions, so the student can execute
training and testing.



Trackability:

Ensuring soldiers get credit for
course/content completions.



Rethinking courseware preproduction,
delivery (Coalition, deployed), lifecycle mgt





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Exercise Support

Attack the Network

Modeling & Simulations

ISR Topoff

Data Transformation

Training Brain Operations Center

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Support to 1/101 ABCT

Targeting
Packages

Insider

Threat

BAT/BIAR


Integration

Key

Leader

Engagements

Support to Mission
Command

UNCLASSIFIED

Setting the Conditions


Engaging Joint, Industry and Academia partners


Ongoing Mobile Pilot Efforts


Exploring Content Approaches (AKO, APAN, .edu, etc.)


Assessing Virtual User Environment Capabilities


Employing Everything Over IP (EOIP) Capabilities


Active participation in efficiency efforts:


Data Center Consolidation


Enterprise Email Migration


Army Baseline IT Services (ABITS)


Enterprise Collaborative Services


IT Management Reform


Maintaining Balance and Suppressing Appetites!!!

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UNCLASSIFIED

COL Charles Harris

TRADOC G
-
6

(757)501
-
6551 DSN 501

charles.e.harris38.mil@mail.mil

www.tradoc.army.mil


“Victory Starts Here!!!”