The leader provides two principal inputs at the start of the planning
The METL (discussed in Chapter 2 in FM 25-100) and the training
The training assessment compares the organization's or
individual's current level of training proficiency with the desired level of
The desired level is defined in the Mission
Training Plan (MTPs), and other doctrinal literature.
Leaders determine current training proficiency levels by analyzing all
available training evaluations. However, each evaluation applies only to a
portion of the total proficiency of an organization or an individual at a
specific time. Therefore, leaders must use all available evaluation data to
develop an assessment of the organization's or individual's overall
capability to accomplish each mission essential task.