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State of Armor and Cavalry (Army September 2013)
 

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    State of Armor and Cavalry (Army September 2013) State of Armor and Cavalry (Army September 2013) Presentation Transcript

    • STATE of ARMOR & CAVALRY th 48 CHIEF of ARMOR
    • Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • ARMOR COMMANDANT VISION The premier institution for developing agile and adaptive Soldiers and Leaders that are experts in Combined Armsof the MCoE Fort Benning, Home Maneuver and Reconnaissance & Security Operations MISSION The Armor School trains, educates and inspires Soldiers and Leaders in fulfilling the obligations of the Army Profession, to be critical and creative thinkers, and to close with and destroy the enemy by fire and movement as part of a combined arms team in a complex environment and against a hybrid threat; thereby fostering the development of adaptable and lethal combat and reconnaissance & security formations, in support of the operating force. School Commandant Through the Armor School, ensures Soldiers and Leaders are: • Capable of leading expeditionary formations, and winning against an increasingly sophisticated and asymmetric threat • Prepared to relentlessly close with and destroy the enemy as part of a combined arms team Chief of Armor As the Proponent of the Armor Branch, responsible for: • The training, leader development, education, and personnel management of all Soldiers and Leaders of the Armor and Cavalry force - Soldiers trained to win on the future battlefield - Expeditionary units led by first class Leaders • Trained in the art of maneuver warfare • Implement Maneuver Leader Development Strategy (MLDS) • Educated in the fundamentals of Reconnaissance and Security • Implement Maneuver Leaders Self Study Program • Prepared to win in unpredictable operating environments within their commander’s intent • Adept at boldly developing the situation through action • Mentally and physically resilient Deputy Commanding General Complete reorganization efforts with the MCoE to fully incorporate the Armor School in its new home and support all branch requirements • • Be an ambassador for all visitors to the installation, a positive and accurate representation of the US Army Armor Branch • Ensures Fort Benning remains the Best Installation in the US Army for Soldiers, families and DA Civilians "We train, educate, and inspire the Leaders and Soldiers that provide our Nation with Decisive Land Power” - Excellence Starts Here! Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World! FORGE THE THUNDERBOLT
    • Standardized Scout Platoon Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE Bradley -or- Stryker HQ -or- HMMWV A SEC B SEC PSG SQD LDR TM LDR SQD LDR TM LDR SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT D PLT LEADER SCOUT M SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT TM LDR TM LDR TM LDR SQD LDR TM LDR SQD LDR SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT SCOUT Standardized Naming Convention: “Cavalry Squadrons; Cavalry Troops; Scout Platoons; Scout Squads” Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Mobile Protected Precision Firepower (MPPF) Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE • Provide MPPF to IBCTs • Provide offensive capabilities to effectively engage and destroy targets at increased ranges • Effectively traverse restrictive terrain to close with and destroy the enemy • Air deployable in combat configuration • Scalable levels of protection Gaining and Maintaining Access: An Army-Marine Corps Concept March 2012 Conduct combined arms forcible entry operations as part of the joint force by parachute, air, or amphibious assault (surface and vertical) into austere and unexpected locations with little or no advanced notice. Rapidly build combat power by increasing the speed by which follow-on forces are employed. -- LTG Walker (US. ARMY) & LTG Mills (USMC) Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Armor & Cavalry Leader Course Map Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE RANK 2LT 1LT EDUCATION BOLC RECON CORE RECON LEVEL 1: -RSLC (SI 6B) CRITICAL LEADERSHIP POSITIONS Platoon Leader CPT MCCC RECON LEVEL 2: -ARC (SI R7) Company or Troop XO MAJ ILE RECON LEVEL 3: -CLC RECON LEVEL 4: -TBD Battalion or Squadron S3 / XO Company or Troop CDR FUNCTIONAL TRAINING 2LT - MAJ AIR ASSAULT AIRBORNE RANGER IBCT X X X SBCT X X X ABCT X X X TANK CDR BRADLEY LDR STRYKER LDR X X X Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Excellence Starts Here! Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE Promote Excellence throughout the Armor and Cavalry: - Implement the Maneuver Leader Development Strategy - Implement the Maneuver Leader Self Study Program - Provide competitive environment in Armor skills - Provide competitive environment in Cavalry skills - Recognize excellence in writing Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. --LTG George S. Patton Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Warrior Ethos Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE President Barack Obama presented SSG Clinton L. Romesha the Medal of Honor on FEB 12, 2013 for valorous actions during combat operations in Kamdesh district, Nuristan province, Afghanistan on Oct. 3, 2009. On AUG 26, 2013 President Barack Obama awarded SSG Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout during combat operations in Kamdesh district, Nuristan province, Afghanistan on Oct. 3, 2009. I will always place the mission first. I will never accept defeat. Maneuver Center of never quit. I will never leave a and Civilians from the Best Army in the World! I will Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, fallen comrade.
    • AR Enlisted Strength Comparative Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE Within the Total Army, CMF 19 comprises 4.7% of the force Source: EDAS as of 27 AUG 13 70000 AUTH 60000 OH 50000 Operational 14.9% 3.7% Instructor 1.8% 40000 0.9% 30000 Drill SGT 4.2% Recruiter 20000 10000 74.3% 0 IG 11 13 AUTH 58040 21263 14 6942 15 19367 18 6528 19 17937 TRADOC-Oth OH 65070 23737 7867 23369 6200 19859 TTHS FY 17 56202 18982 6683 20154 6533 15518 Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • 19D CAVALRY SCOUT COURSE MAP Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE RANK PVT SGT SSG SFC EDUCATION OSUT WLC ALC M-SLC RECON LEVEL 1: -RSLC (ASI 6B) RECON CORE CRITICAL LEADERSHIP POSITIONS SL1: Scout SL2: Team Leader SL3: Squad Leader AIR ASSAULT FUNCTIONAL TRAINING RECON LEVEL 2: -ARC (ASI R7) AIRBORNE SNIPER RANGER MM PATHFINDER MG IBCT X X X X X X SBCT X X X X X X X X X RM X BRADLEY LDR X ABCT JM RECON LEVEL 3: -CLC SL4: Platoon Sergeant STRYKER LDR X X AWG AWALP TAOC X X JFO X X X X X X X X Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Reconnaissance and Security Strategy Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE - Manning, equipping, and organizing BCTs with standardized scout formations able to dominate first contact - Establishment of the School of Reconnaissance & Security - Developing mastery in Reconnaissance & Security Operations - Holistic Reconnaissance & Security training strategy developed in partnership with the Operating Force, institution, and CTC’s Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Master Gunner Strategy Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE • Establishing a holistic Master Gunner training strategy FY14 FY13 (-) 1 Oct M1A1 Tank Master Gunner Course M1A2 Tank Master Gunner Course BRADLEY Master Gunner Course BRADLEY Leaders Course M1A1/M1A2 Tank Commanders Course MGS Master Gunner Course (T) FY15 1 Oct FY16 1 Oct FY17 1 Oct FY18 (+) 1 Oct Precision Fires FY15 End State M1A2 Tank Master Gunner Course M1A2 Tank CDR’s Course BRADLEY Master Gunner Course BRADLEY Leaders Course Unit Conduct of Fire Trainer SIO Precision Fires End State (Pending Approval) Precision Fires Master Gunner Course Tank Leaders Course Bradley Leaders Course • Developing a policy to stabilize Master Gunners at their current duty station upon graduation Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!
    • Questions Fort Benning, Home of the MCoE FORGE THE THUNDERBOLT! Maneuver Center of Excellence - Team of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians from the Best Army in the World!