With this threat model in mind, the 2/82 brigade commander provided an enduring, four-faceted intent for the duration of the JRTC
Rotation 18-06 operations.
Lessons learned in 2017 led to the 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (ADSB) staff serving as a higher command element for the 189th CSSB and managing echelons-above-brigade sustainment operations during JRTC
Rotation 18-06 in March 2018.
Caption: The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Headquarters successfully utilized the Army's new Global Agile Integrated Transport (GAIT) tactical network architecture during its Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC
) rotation at Fort Polk, La.
The company completed work on 23 November 2016 and then signed the site over to the JRTC
Observers/Controllers, who are part of the JRTC
staff, follow the exercises closely to provide support to unit chiefs and help them improve their abilities to plan, coordinate and respond to unforeseen challenges.
The downside is that the experience is limited, to a great extent, to the capabilities and limitations of the threats in Iraq and Afghanistan, neither of which come close to the hybrid threats we faced from the Arianan threat at JRTC
. A perfect example of the early learning curve was this report from the leader of a combat patrol: "The enemy has helicopters that keep shooting at us.
training and other Defense CBRNE Response Force-related exercises, such as Vibrant Response and Prominent Hunt, enable more integration across the CBRN enterprise and increase the readiness of first responders.
Military police companies perform well at the JRTC
and represent the Military Police Corps with honor and distinction.
Dennis Grinde, operational plans officer at the JRTC
I knew that our upcoming deployment to the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC
) at Fort Polk, Louisiana, would allow me ample time to prepare my plan and brief my concept of operations to my leaders.
Fort Polk is home to the Joint Readiness Training Centre (JRTC
), the Warrior Brigade, and medical, dental and military police commands which support the installation.