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TC 26-6 Commander’s Handbook

This handbook is intended to give commanders a ready reference for equal opportunity (EO). Each chapter contains topical EO information and provides references and tips. Upon assuming command, leaders should review this handbook, develop a strategy to proactively carry out the Army’s EO Program, and then publish separate policy letters that address EO, prevention of sexual harassment and complaint procedures. Effective human relations and equal opportunity are both moral and operational imperatives Read more

TC 25-1 Training Land

The mission of the Army is to defend the homeland, promote security and deter aggression, fight and win the nation’s wars, and ensure superiority over enemy forces. These missions will be accomplished in Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) environments. The training of soldiers, leaders, and units is the vital ingredient that assures the readiness of the force to accomplish these missions. To be effective, individual and collective training provides soldiers and leaders Read more

TC 21-7 Personal Financial Readiness and Deployability Handbook

This TC explains the Army’s pay system and answers questions concerning basic financial matters. At the end of each chapter there are practical exercises covering the material in the chapter. It will help soldiers understand the military pay and travel systems, spending and saving, investments, and, most importantly, assist soldiers in preparing for financial readiness–in peacetime and during any type of deployment. Remember that this is a guide to be used by all soldiers. NOTE: TC 21-7 Supersedes Read more

TC 21-305-9 Training Program for the Heavy Equipment Transporter System

This TC provides a training program for the HETS in accordance with AR 600-55. It provides standardized training and testing in the operation, maintenance, and safety of the HETS. It stresses more hands-on training and less classroom instruction. It does not include any theater unique requirements. During the development of it, it was assumed that each driver candidate would have a state driver’s license. The driver should also have extensive experience driving a 5-ton tractor and semitrailer or Read more

TC 21-305-8 Training Program for Medium Vehicles

This TC provides a training program for the wheeled vehicle operator of medium vehicles (straight vehicles, 5 ton and greater), in accordance with AR 600-55. It can be used to train drivers of tactical or commercially- designed vehicles. Instructions in it are written in general terms because they include driver tasks for several vehicles. Therefore, use the appropriate vehicle operator’s manual in conjunction with it. While developing it, each driver candidate was assumed to have a state driver’s Read more

TC 21-305-7 Training Program for Light Vehicles

This TC provides a training program for the wheeled vehicle operator of light vehicles (2 1/2 tons or less) in accordance with AR 600-55. It provides standardized training and testing in the operation, maintenance, and safety of light vehicles. It can be used to train drivers of tactical or commercially designed vehicles. It stresses hands-on training with minimal classroom instruction, but it does not include any theater-unique requirements. Instructions are written in general terms because it includes Read more

TC 21-305-6 Training Program for the Tractor and Semitrailer (M915, M931, and M932)

This TC provides a distributed training package for the 5-ton (M931/M932) and 14-ton (M915/M915A1) tractor/semitrailer operator according to AR 600-55. To safeguard human resources and equipment, commanders must ensure that an individual is licensed to operate a 2 1/2-ton or larger truck before receiving tractor/semitrailer training. It provides standardized training and testing to operators in the operation, maintenance, and safety of the tractor semitrailer combination. It stresses hands-on training Read more

TC 21-305-5 Training Program for Equipment Transporter (C-HET, MET, AND LET)

The driver of a light-, medium-, or heavy-equipment transporter is charged with an awesome responsibility. Not only will he be driving one of the largest vehicles in the Army’s vehicle fleet but also one of the heaviest vehicles. Therefore, as a prerequisite, the individual must have been qualified and licensed to operate a 5-ton tractor and semitrailer for at least one year before receiving a license to operate an equipment transporter. Therefore, it provides standardized driver training and testing Read more

TC 21-305-4 Training Program for the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle

This TC provides standardized driver training and testing for the high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV) operator in accordance with AR 600-55. It stresses hands-on training with minimal classroom instruction. It does not include any theater-unique requirements. It teaches the novice (inexperienced) driver to operate the HMMWV. It also can be used to teach the apprentice driver. (The apprentice driver is a driver that has been driving military vehicles for at least one year.) The apprentice Read more

TC 21-305-3 Training Program for the M939 Series 5-Ton Tactical Cargo Truck

This TC provides a training program for the M939 series 5-ton cargo vehicle operator according to AR 600-55. It provides standardized training and testing in the operation, maintenance, and safety of this vehicle. It stresses hands-on training with minimal classroom instruction and does not include any theater-unique requirements. During the development of it, it was assumed that each driver candidate would have a state driver’s license and have extensive experience driving a 5-ton or larger tactical Read more

TC 21-305-2 Training Program for Night Vision Goggle Driving Operations – Historical Copy dated September 1998

This TC is a guide for commanders and leaders directly responsible for NVG training. It outlines a standardized method of safely training licensed wheeled vehicle operators to drive while wearing either the AN/PVS-5 series or the AN/PVS-7 series NVG. NVG instructors should thoroughly review this training circular before presenting the instruction. They must know the training standards and mandatory requirements in AR 600-55. They must also know the NVG driving techniques and procedures described Read more

TC 21-305-11 Training Program for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles Operator

This TC provides a training program for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV cargo variants) vehicle operator according to AR 600-55. It was designed for the Medium Tactical Vehicle 5-ton cargo truck, but also may be used for the Light Medium Tactical Vehicles 2 1/2-ton cargo variant. It provides standardized training and testing in the operation, maintenance, and safety of this vehicle. It stresses hands-on training with minimal classroom instruction and does not include any theater-unique Read more

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