AR 350–50

Combat Training Center Program

This major revision, dated 3 April 2013–

o Adds Chief of Staff, Army vision and guidance (para 1-5a and 1-5b).

o Adds Joint context (paras 1-5c, 1-5d,and 1-5j).

o Updates Combat Training Center training focus (para 1-5f).

o Discusses role of mission rehearsal exercises and mission readiness exercises (para 1-5i).

o Adds Joint National Training Capability (para 1-5j).

o Adjusts the scope of Combat Training Centers (para 1-5k).

o Defines scope and purpose of role players and civilians on the battlefield (para 1-6b(3)(b)).

o Adds Combat Training Center Accreditation Program (para 1-6d).

o Adds provision for U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command operational environment assessment support to the Combat Training Centers on a semiannual basis (para 2-1).

o Changes Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command “operational control” of Joint Readiness Training Center and National Training Center Operations Groups to “command” (para 2-14b).

o Assigns Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command responsibility of providing doctrinally based, performance oriented after action reviews to the rotational training units (para 2-14e).

o Expands Army Special Operations Forces integration throughout the Combat Training Center Program (para 2-18 and 3-2d(5)).

o Incorporates July 2004 Chief of Staff, Army guidance reference foreign nation integration into Combat Training Center training and the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 continental United States Combat Training Center approval authority (app B).

o Aligns regulation with AR 350-1 (throughout).

o Changes Battle Command Training Program to Mission Command Training Program (throughout).


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