The new sergeant major of the Army was told that non-combat arms recruits need something like Marine Combat Training.
Eight soldiers and a West Point cadet died when their vehicle overturned while crossing a creek during a flash flood in 2016.
There has been a 60% increase in troops' heat injuries between 2008 and 2018, and at least 17 deaths.
"The National Training Center shows a unit what it's like to fight a formidable enemy on its own turf."
Army Reserve units find a sobering reminder of just how difficult it is to prepare for the National Training Center.
"This place is designed to defeat us."
The effort is designed to use augmented reality to guide a medic to perform advanced procedures.
Young sergeants in most infantry and close-combat units don't know how to maneuver their squads or do basic land navigation
The new course of fire will feature a four-phase test designed to challenge soldiers with a more realistic scenario.
The new course will replace current marksmanship qualification course with one that requires soldiers to engage targets...