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38 Cards in this Set

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What is the number one principle of peacetime training?
to replicate battlefield conditions
What are the 3 methods used to present training?
1. demonstration
2. conference
3. lecture
What does effective training require?
the personal time, energy, and guidance of commanders
What is the Army training standard?
to train and maintain to the standards in Technical Manuals
How do units maintain proficiency?
through sustainment training
Which FM covers Battle Focused Training?
FM 7-1
How do commanders determine their units' METL?
based on war and external directives
How should units train during peacetime?
The same as they would fight in war.
What is a Battle Roster?
a listing of individuals, or elements that reflects capabilities of critical tasks
What must units be proficient in to perform their missions under battlefield conditions?
the basic skills required to perform their missions under battlefield conditions
What are STXs?
mission-related exercises used to train one collective task through practice
What is an AAR?
An after action review used to help training participants discover what happened, why, and how it can be done better.
What is a battle drill?
a collective action rapidly executed without applying a deliberate decision-making process
What two things does sustainment training do?
1. trains on tasks
2. uses opportunity training to hone proficiency on known tasks
When are FTXs conducted?
Under simulated combat conditions in the field
For NCOs, who are the key players in the reception and integration phase?
The CSM and 1SG
What type of training excites and motivates soldiers and leaders?
training that is realistic,and mentally and physically challenging
The unit leader development program consists of what three phases?
1. reception and integration
2. basic skills development
3. advanced development and sustainment
Training schedules are developed at what level and approved by whom?
company level and approved by the Battalion commander
What four skills does challenging training build?
1. competence and confidence
2. instills loyalty and dedication
3. inspires excellence
4. builds aggressive, well-trained soldiers
What begins the training and planning process?
What is the lowest level that has battle tasks?
What do principles of training provide?
Why must the entire METL development process be understood by NCOs?
so that NCOs can integrate soldiers tasks
What is risk assessment?
the thought process of making operations safer without compromising the mission.
What is a low density MOS?
a MOS within a unit that is required but applies to a small amount of soldiers
A leader may use information in the leader book to provide what?
input on his unit during daily "huddles" and company training meetings
What are the 5 basic fundamentals that commanders and leaders must use?
1. shoot
2. move
3. communicate
4. sustain
5. secure
What is band of excellence?
the range of proficiency within which a unit is capable of executing its wartime METL tasks
When are informal AARs usually conducted?
they are usually conducted for squads, soldiers, crews, and platoon level training
What is the most difficult task for an AAR leader?
to avoid turning the discussion into a criteria or lecture
What are pre-execution checks?
the informal planning and coordination conducted prior to training execution
When are formal AARs usually conducted
normally conducted at company level and above
What is training strategy?
the method used to attain desired levels of training proficiency on METL
More casualties occur in combat due to what?
Why aren't AARs critiques?
they do not determine success or failures
What are two keys to success in combat?
1. night training
2. adverse weather training
What does AARs provide?
AAR's provide feedback for all military training by reinforcing learning and indentifying deficiences and seeking solutions