SMCT SPOTREP (12/27/2021) by Ed Waters The latest Soldiers’s Manual  of Common Tasks (SMCT) Visualization from TRADOC G-2: Send a Spot Report (SPOTREP) 071-COM-4080. As an element leader within an…

Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) World (11/3/2021) by Ed Waters Oct. 2021. This visualization depicts the DATE World training environment. This environment allows users the train against pacing and near-peer threats. Actors within DATE…

The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict (10/4/2021) by Ed Waters  The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) has approved and published The Operational Environment (2021-2030):  Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict.  This document is intended…

TRADOC G2 Newsletter August 2021 Vol. II (Iss.1) (8/16/2021) by Ed Waters TRADOC G2 Newsletter Vol II (Iss. 1) Welcome to the latest TRADOC G2 Newsletter.  This addition includes the long awaited ATP 7-100.3 Chinese Tactics.…

TRADOC G-2 New Leadership Professional Development (LPD) Series (8/5/2021) by TonyaRiley   The TRADOC G-2 is kicking off a new Leadership Professional Development (LPD) series designed to educate the force on a new series of…

Meet the ION, Training for the Future, Today (6/15/2021) by Ed Waters Story by Spc. Tyler Morford. … As Soldiers from the 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, Homewood Illinois, and the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, Kalamazoo, Michigan,…

The Latest from TRADOC Mad Scientist: China’s PLA Modernization through the DOTMLPF-P Lens (5/26/2021) by Ed Waters [Editor’s Note:  As previously noted on the Mad Scientist Laboratory, U.S. battlefield dominance over the past thirty years has been sustained by three heretofore unchallenged…

The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict (5/26/2021) by Ed Waters The TRADOC G-2’s new publication, The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict complements previous publications exploring the Operational Environment (OE), expanding…

Read the NEW TRADOC G2 Newsletter December 2020 (12/11/2020) by Ed Waters

DATE Pacific Update (12/4/2020) by Nick Kirkpatrick The update includes the addition of new sub-variable content across the PMESII-PT Framework (totaling over 500 pages of OE content with over 250 sub-variable…

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