* Battle Focus Training (FM 7-1)

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* Battle Focus Training (FM 7-1)
2013-10-05 17:39:26
Battle Focus Training FM

* Battle Focus Training (FM 7-1)
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  1. What is the number one principle of peacetime training?
    Replicate battlefield conditions
  2. Primarily, there are three methods used to present training. What are they?
    • Demonstration (Most Preferred Method)
    • Conference
    • Lecture (Least Preferred Method)
  3. What is the Army training standard?
    The standard for the Army is to train and maintain to the published standards in Technical Manuals (TMs) -10 and -20.
  4. Once soldiers and units have trained to the standard, how do they maintain proficiency?
    They maintain proficiency through sustainment training.
  5. Which FM covers Battle Focused Training?
    FM 7-1.
  6. How do commanders determine their units' METLs?
    Commanders determine their units' METLs based on war and external directives.
  7. What do leaders use to assess soldier, leader, and unit proficiency?
    evaluations and feedback
  8. The evaluation of collective training is critical to assessing what?
    The evaluation of collective training is critical to assessing a unit's capability to perform its METL tasks.
  9. What is a Battle Roster?
    Listing of individuals, crews, or elements that reflects capabilities, proficiencies of critical tasks, and other information concerning war-fighting capabilities.
  10. What are STXs (Situational Training Exercise)?
    mission related exercises
  11. What is the AAR?
    After Action Review, what happened, what was supposed to happen? improvements
  12. What is a battle drill?
    a collective action executed rapidly
  13. What may NCOs use is assessing squad, crew, and soldier proficiency?
    leaders book
  14. In the military structure, what is the lowest level that has battle tasks?
    Battalion level
  15. What is risk assessment?
    the process of making missions safer
  16. What is the most difficult task for an AAR leader?
    not to turn the discussion into a lecture
  17. When are informal AARs usually conducted?
    for soldiers when resources are not available
  18. When are formal AARs usually conducted?
    Formal AARs are normally conducted at company level and above.
  19. Historically speaking, more casualties occur in combat due to what?
  20. What are two keys to success in combat?
    night training and adverse weather training
  21. why aren't AAR critiques?
    they do not determine success and failure