o Routine medical, dental, and administrative appointments are
o OCs, evaluators, and OPFOR support training for units in green
There are training opportunities during every period of the time
Specific periods lend themselves to certain types of
The following identifies examples of training events conducted
during the Green-Amber-Red time management system:
Combined arms live fire exercise (CALFEX)---green.
National training center (NTC)--green.
PART D PLANNING CALENDARS
Battalion commanders publish their long-range guidance in the form of
long-range planning calendars.
Although written training guidance is not
required, it may be used to emphasize key training events or higher
headquarters' training guidance. Subordinate leaders provide input to the
battalion long-range planning calendar.
The battalion long-range planning calendar is a graphic depiction of
Supporting and supported units should exchange planning
calendars to enhance coordination.
The Standard Army Training System (SATS) is designed to assist in
formatting and producing planning calendars. The following four steps are
suggested for preparing the long-range planning calendar.
depicts only the second quarter of the long-range planning calendar. AC and
RC units should modify the four steps to fit the needs of the command. RC
units must post AT and IDT dates first.
Post the time management system.
Posting the time management system first highlights prime-time
training periods available to the unit, and support periods.
then focus their resource and exercise planning to take advantage of prime-
NOTE: Holiday periods to include host-nation holidays must be posted.