The JOTC today is not the same as the version conducted in Panama at Fort Sherman and came with an associated cost.
Because of the size and breadth of the operations, JOTC had to be limited to company and below operations.
He participated in two Jungle Operations Training Center (JOTC) rotations in Panama with the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.
One of the common mistakes made at the JOTC was a robust, unfocused collection plan covering the entire area of operations.
The JOTC provided a unique environment in which battalion S2s worked with unfamiliar information-gathering units and systems.
Some LLVI teams did not fare well at the JOTC but this was not due to the equipment.