Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

29 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What is battle-focused training?
Battle focused training is a concept used to derive peacetime training requirements from wartime missions.
FM 7-0
Battle Focus Training
What does the acronym "METL" stand for?
Mission Essential Task List
What is the METL development process?
The METL development process is war plans, external directives, and commander analysis.
What is the lowest level unit that prepares the METL?
The company level
What are pre-combat checks?
Pre-combat checks are detailed final checks that all units conduct before and during combat operations
Describe pre-execution checks.
Pre-execution checks are the informal planning and detailed coordination conducted during preparation for training.
Name four of the training principles
1)train as you fight (2)use appropriate doctrine (3)use performance oriented training (4)train to challenge (5)Train to sustain proficiency (6)Train to maintain
Who is the primary trainer in a unit?
The commander
What is meant by performance-oriented training?
Training that involves learning by doing
What are the two types of training assessments?
Testing & ARTEPS
What is opportunity training?
Training that is conducted by section, squad, team, or crew level leaders which is pre-selected, planned, and rehearsed but not executed until unexpected training time becomes available
What is an after action review (AAR)?
An AAR is a review of training that allows soldiers, leaders, and units to discover for themselves what happened during the training and why.
Name two types of AARs.
Formal & Informal
Why is an AAR not a critique?
An AAR does not determine the success or failure of a particular event
What method do leaders use to access soldier, leader, and unit proficiency?
Name the four types of evaluations.
Describe the elements of a formal evaluation.
They are usually scheduled on long or short-range calendars (i.e. ARTEPS) and are sometimes unannounced (i.e. EDRE).
What are the three methods used to present training to soldiers?
What are the three types of training plans?
1)Long range
2)Short range
3)Near term
What level of a unit makes up short-range plans?
Battalion level or higher
What does "T", "P", and "U" stand for as related to the commander's assessment of training proficiency?
"T": trained
"P": needs practice
"U": untrained
Explain the time management system
Green cycle: prime mission training.
Amber cycle: mission
Red cycle: support
What are the seven battlefield operating systems (BOS)?
a. Intelligence
b. Maneuver
c. Fire support
d. Air defense
e. Combat service support
f. Command and control
g. Mobility/counter-mobility/survivability
What does the acronym "METT-T" stand for?
Mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time available
What FM would you find information on a leader's book?
FM 25-101, appendix B
The unit leader development program consists of three phases. What are they?
a. Reception and integration
b. Basic skill development
c. Advanced development and sustainment
Who does the NCO train?
The individual soldier
What are the steps of the training ladder?
a. Collective training
b. Leader training
c. Individual training