oo Review the short-range plan.
oo Review projected resources.
At company training meetings, the agenda may be as follows:
o Past training (briefed by platoon leaders and sergeants), to
(collective and soldier-tasks).
oo Review reasons for training planned, but not conducted.
oo Determine the current status of training proficiency.
o Near-term training, to include--
oo Apply new guidelines from higher commanders, especially new
or unscheduled requirements.
oo Review pre-execution checks for training scheduled for next
four to six weeks (next three months for RC).
oo Ensure platoon leader and sergeant recommendations are
included in training scheduled six to eight weeks out (four
months out for RC).
oo Identify and prepare opportunity training.
oo Identify key soldier changes and resource needs.
Near-term planning conducted at the training meeting results in
detailed training schedules.
The training schedule is the unit's primary
management tool to ensure training is conducted on time and by qualified
trainers with the necessary resources.
Draft training schedules and pre-execution checks must be initiated at
least six to eight weeks (four months for RC) prior to the training. This
ensures resources are coordinated and external support is requested.
AC, training schedules are published three weeks prior to execution; for RC,
three months prior. Pre-execution checks and execution of training may be
more difficult for the RC than for the AC.
remoteness from support installations, and lack of facilities and Training
Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations (TADSS), demand extra effort to
For example, RC units may travel four hours from
Kansas City, KS, to Fort Riley, KS, to use qualification ranges.
trainers may travel two hours from Charleston, SC, to Fort Jackson, SC, to
obtain TADSS for a weekend drill.