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TC 3-09.31 Fire Support Training for the Brigade Combat Team Commander Supersedes (Formally FM 6-71) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Fire Support for the Combined Arms Commander

This TC describes fire support training for the brigade combat team (BCT) commander. The TC is not all inclusive but is intended as a quick study “smart book” for the BCT commander to use in developing his own strategy for fire support training. BCT commanders determine how to train their units. The manner chosen becomes the BCT commander’s training strategy. FM 7-15, TC 3-09.8, and the Combined Arms Training Strategies (CATS) for armor, infantry, and Stryker BCTs collectively provide tasks Read more

TC 3-22.20 Army Physical Readiness Training – Historical Copy Superseded by FM 7-22 Army Physical Readiness Training

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Soldier physical readiness is acquired through the challenge of a precise, progressive, and integrated physical training program. A well-conceived plan of military physical readiness training must be an integral part of every unit training program. This training circular prescribes doctrine for the execution of the Army Physical Readiness Training System. NOTES: Some references listed in this doc might have been superseded and/or updated and should be checked for accuracy, which can be easily Read more

Officer Candidate Guide US Army National Guard

This handbook provides a guide for US Army National Guard Officer Candidate School students and cadre. The intent of this handbook is to ensure that National Guard OCS Candidates nationwide share one common standard. It facilitates the cross-state and cross-TASS region boundary training of US Army officer candidates. The Mission is to train selected personnel in the fundamentals of leadership and basic military skills; instill the professional and physical fitness ethic; evaluate leadership potential; Read more

TC 9-72 Communications-Electronics Fundamentals : Digital Computers

The objective of this TC is to describe the basic principles, techniques, and procedures associated with digital computers. It covers operational concepts of digital computers along with the hardware, software, and data representation and communications used with digital computers. Check-on-learning questions are included at the end of each chapter.

TC 9-64 Communications-Electronics Fundamentals : Wave Propagation, Transmission Lines, and Antennas

This manual is a reference text for trainees and other personnel in the communications electronics field. It provides information about wave propagation, transmission lines, and antennas. It also identifies important safety practices to follow when working with electromagnetic radiation.

TC 9-62 Communications-Electronics Fundamentals : Solid State Devices and Solid State Power Supplies and Amplifiers

The objective of this TC is to provide a broad coverage of solid state devices and, as a broad application, power supplies. It covers the development of the semiconductor, the transistor, special devices, solid state power supplies, and amplifiers. It also identifies important safety practices to follow when working with electricity. Learning objectives are stated at the beginning of each chapter. Check-on-learning questions are included at the end of each chapter.

TC 9-60 Communications-Electronics Fundamentals : Basic Principles of Alternating Current and Direct Current

This publication is a reference TC for the electronics-engineering field. It provides information for the 35-series MOSs. It provides background knowledge for the electronics technician. The technician is required to safely and efficiently operate and maintain electrical systems and apparatus. It reinforces good electrical practices and promotes the safe operation of the many electrical systems in the electronic shop. It covers the basics of direct current and alternating current. It introduces the Read more

TC 9-237 Operator’s Circular Welding Theory and Application

This circular contains information about Safety precautions in welding operations, Print reading and welding symbols, Joint design and preparation of metals, Welding and cutting equipment,  Welding techniques, Metals identification, Electrodes and filler metals, Maintenance welding operations for military equipment, Arc welding and cutting processes, Oxygen fuel gas welding processes, Special applications, and Destructive and nondestructive testing.

TC 90-1 Training for Urban Operations

This training circular– Serves as a training support package for urban operations. Provides guidance for leaders conducting training in urban environments across the full spectrum of Army operations (offense, defense, stability, and support). Focuses on effective usage of the following main home station urban training facilities or, with modifications, it can also support urban training in nonstandard facilities: Urban Assault Course (UAC) Shoot House (SH) Breach Facility (BF) Combined Read more


This publication is a training support package of lessons of material previously found only in a variety of sources. These sources include FM 3-07, FM 3-0, FM 3-07, FM 3-24.2, FMI 2-01.301, FM 3-21.20, FM 3-21.10; CALL Newsletter 93-8, Peace Operations; the CMTC Peacekeeping Operations MTP White Paper; and the USAIS Peace Enforcement White Paper. USAIS will revise FM 3-24.2 as the definitive manual concerning stability and support operations at infantry brigade level and below. This publication Read more

TC 7-21.10 Infantry and Weapons Company Guide to Training Aids, Devices, Simulators, and Simulations

This circular provides leaders with information about and training guidance for using training aids, devices, simulators, and simulations (TADSS) in support of the Infantry rifle and weapons company. It also describes how leaders may use TADSS to support specific training events. It follows the doctrine in ADP 7-0 and complements the IBCT combined arms training strategy (CATS). Finally, it provides TADSS training programs for use by the Infantry company leader (PAM 350-9 provides additional TADSS Read more

TC 7-21 Stryker Driver Training

This TC provides standardized driver training and testing for Stryker operators in accordance with AR 600-55, The Army Driver and Operator Standardization Program. It teaches novice (inexperienced) and apprentice (one year of military vehicle driving experience) drivers to operate the Stryker vehicle. An apprentice driver may learn to operate the Stryker in less time than the novice, assuming skills learned on other military vehicles are transferable to Stryker operation. Leaders must emphasize driver Read more