United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

Training and Doctrine Command
Shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 1973–present
Branch U.S. Army
Garrison/HQ Fort Eustis
General David G. Perkins
Deputy commander Lt. General Kevin W. Mangum
Distinctive unit insignia

Established 1 July 1973, the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) is a command of the United States Army headquartered at Fort Eustis, Virginia. It is charged with overseeing training of Army forces and the development of operational doctrine. TRADOC operates 37 schools and centers at 27 different locations. TRADOC schools conduct 1,304 courses and 108 language courses. The 1,304 courses include 516,000 seats (resident, on-site and distributed learning) for 443,231 soldiers; 36,145 other-service personnel; 8,314 international soldiers; and 28,310 civilians.


  • TRADOC mission 1
  • TRADOC history 2
  • Sub-organizations 3
  • Commanders 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6

TRADOC mission

The official mission statement for TRADOC states:

Training and Doctrine Command develops, educates and trains Soldiers, civilians, and leaders; supports unit training; and designs, builds and integrates a versatile mix of capabilities, formations, and equipment to strengthen the U.S. Army as America's Force of Decisive Action.[1]

TRADOC history

TRADOC was established as a major U.S. Army command on 1 July 1973. The new command, along with the U.S. Army Forces Command (

  1. Command Overview Brief
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. Organization Chart
  4. TRADOC Website
  5. TRADOC history
  6. Joint Base Langley - Eustis
  1. ^ http://www.tradoc.army.mil/FrontPageContent/Docs/Command%20Brief_SEPT12.pdf
  2. ^ TRADOC Military History - FAQs. Tradoc.army.mil. Retrieved on 2013-07-23.



See also

The current Commanding General is GEN David G. Perkins [3]. The Command Sergeant Major is currently CSM David S. Davenport [4].


  • Army Capabilities Integration Center
    • Brigade Modernization Command
  • U.S. Army Cadet Command
  • Combined Arms Center
    • Mission Command Center of Excellence
    • Intelligence Center of Excellence
    • Cyber Center of Excellence
    • Aviation Center of Excellence
  • Fires Center of Excellence
    • Artillery School
    • Air Defense Artillery School
  • Initial Military Training
  • Maneuver Center of Excellence
    • Armor
    • Infantry
  • Maneuver Support Center of Excellence
    • Engineer School
    • Chemical School
    • Military Police School
  • U.S. Army Recruiting Command
  • Sustainment Center of Excellence
    • Ordnance School
    • Transportation School
    • Quartermaster School