23 Jun '16, 9pm

#USArmy training @FortBenning looks at human dimension

#USArmy training @FortBenning looks at human dimension

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- During the month of June, nine squads of Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment are participating in an integrated training program at Fort Benning that focuses on human performance enhancement. The Squad Overmatch Study - Tactical Combat Casualty Care, in its second year as part of the Army Warfighting Assessment, is a result of 2013 and 2014 studies related to reducing post-traumatic stress disorder through training. But PTSD is not what SOvM-TC3 is addressing directly, said Rob Wolf, assistant program manager from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation in Orlando, Florida. "All we are trying to do is develop better warrior skills, better cognitive skills, improve their mental models and behaviors," Wolf said. He added that it is possible to have an indirect impact, but that ...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/170226

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