LDAC/Warrior Forge Courses


FIELD LEADERS REACTION COURSE

FLRC is designed to develop and evaluate leadership and to build teamwork early in the camp cycle. Course administration is accomplished using the established cadet organization and chain of command. Cadet leadership potential is assessed by committee evaluators. Cadets are provided the opportunity to get early feedback on their leadership strengths, weaknesses, styles and techniques.

Field Leaders Reaction Course training

BASIC RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP

Future Army Leaders must know the characteristics of the basic Army rifle, how to fire it accurately, and how to employ it in combat. Rifle marksmanship training teaches cadets to engage and hit targets on the battlefield. Cadets are required to fire for record. Basic Rifle Marksmanship training

LAND NAVIGATION

Land navigation training must be mastered early in the camp cycle for the cadets to be fully successful in the tactical training which follows. The land navigation evaluation consists of three portions totaling 100 points. The written examination is worth 30 percent. The day land navigation test is worth 50 percent. Night land navigation is worth 20 percent. Each cadet must earn 70 percent on each test to pass this event. A passing score in land navigation is a camp completion criterion. Land Navigation training

INDIVIDUAL TACTICAL TRAINING

ITT Committee provides cadets refresher training in basic leader planning, training to perform as members of a fire team, fire team leaders and squad leaders to clear a room and knock out a bunker using individual movement techniques while crossing over, through, and around obstacles. Individual Tactical Training

HAND GRENADE

Basic understanding and use of hand grenades is an important facet of weapons and tactical training. Cadets learn to identify major types of grenades. They learn the grenades' characteristics and uses. Cadets also employ live grenades. Hand Grenade training

SQUAD SITUATIONAL TRAINING EXERCISES

Squad STX is a five day, two-phase event. The first day, the Squad training phase, are designed to train squad battle drills and collective tasks. The last four days, the Squad STX lane phase, are designed to evaluate leadership using tactical scenarios. Each cadet receives two formal evaluations of their performance as a squad leader during this phase. Squad operations build on and reinforce all previous instruction. Cadets use knowledge of land navigation, terrain association, weapons systems, and all individual training previously presented. Squad Situational Training Exercises

PATROLLING SITUATIONAL TRAINING EXERCISES

Patrolling STX is a three-day event that provides cadets practical experience leading soldiers at the section level. The first day is a training day on which cadets are taught the fundamentals of patrolling missions. The following two days are designed to evaluate leadership potential using tactical scenarios by giving cadets opportunities to utilize the training as patrol leaders and assistant patrol leaders. Patrolling STX builds on and reinforces all previous instruction, and teaches cadets the basics of air assault operations. This event culminates cadets' training at Leadership Development and Assessment Course. Patrolling Situational Training Exercises