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									                         DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
                      842d AIR FORCE ROTC CADET WING (AETC)
                     THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO




                                                                                      21 Dec 2010

MEMORANDUM FOR COC

FROM: FTP/CC

SUBJECT: Field Training Preparation Operation Plan—OPLAN 0111-FTP-01

REFERENCES: a. T-508 Leadership Laboratory Curriculum Handbook (2010-2011 Ed.)


1. Mission.
   a. “The purpose of LLAB program is to augment the AFROTC academic curriculum
   by providing prospective Air Force officers the opportunities and feedback needed to
   develop the leadership, managerial, and supervisory skills required of successful Air
   Force officers” (T-508).
   b. Field Training is designed to evaluate military leadership and discipline, determine
   cadets’ potential for entry into the professional officer corps, and stratify them among
   their peers. For this reason, it is imperative that cadets arrive at Field Training knowing
   how to systematically solve problems. The focus of the FTP program will be on the
   evaluation process. FTP SQ/Cadets will receive several opportunities to lead. They will
   receive Leadership Competency Evaluations (LCEs) and feedback to contribute to the
   growth and development of their problem solving strategies.
   c. Begin the required objectives from the T-508 Handbook, while allowing adequate
   time for the cadets to comprehend the learning objectives.
   d. Objectives.
      (1) Objectives to be covered.
          (a) 2 – Know the Air Force and AFROTC chain of command.
          (b) 3 – Know the AFROTC Honor Code.
          (c) 7 – Apply effective followership and teamwork skills.
          (d) 8 – Know the environment of an Air Force officer.
          (e) 9 – Apply correct guidon procedures during cadet drill & ceremonies practice
          and official functions.
          (f) 10 – Apply the principles of advanced individual & flt drill movements in
          LLAB.
  (g) 11 – Apply the skills needed to be an effective flight commander.
  (h) 12 – Know road guard procedures
  (i) 13 – Apply proper individual drill evaluation (IDE) procedures.
  (j) 16 – Apply proper open ranks inspection procedures.
  (k) 19 – Apply learned information during spirit de corps activities.
  (l) 20 – Comprehend the principles of the Holm Center Training Manual
  (HCTM).
  (m) 21 – Apply leadership and followership skills through a cadet mentor
  program.
  (n) 22 – Know the principals of Air Force Health and Wellness
  (o) 23 – Apply proper Air Force customs and courtesies.
  (p) 24 – Apply proper Air Force dress and grooming standards.
  (q) 25 – Know the proper procedures and history behind the Air Force Dining
  In/Out
  (r) 26 – Comprehend how to effectively execute all functions associated with
  the reveille (flag-raising) ceremony, retreat ceremony, and parade.
  (s) 28 – Apply leadership and management skills in supervising the cadet corps
  or through advanced leadership experience.
  (t) 29 – Apply proper feedback and performance evaluation skills.
  (u) 30 – Comprehend topics if importance to cadets about entrance to enter
  active duty.
  (v) 31 – Apply leadership, management, and problem-solving skills in special
  projects/positions.
  (w) 32 – Comprehend Issues and topics given in a Commander's Call
  environment.
(2) Objectives not covered in fall 2010—the following objectives, along with
   completing the above objectives, must be completed in the spring semester.
  (a) 14 – Know proper dorm maintenance procedures and requirements
  (b) 15 – Know the mental, physical and administrative requirements of Field
  Training
  (c) 17 – Know key personnel parade procedures
  (d) 18 – Know Field Training military decorum
          (e) 27 – Apply the AFROTC Awards and Decorations program in a formal
          awards ceremony
          (f) 34 – Comprehend the Expeditionary Requirements of Field Training
2. Cadets supporting FTPS.
   a. Field Training Preparation Squadron – Squadron Commander is responsible for
   overseeing, panning and organizing all FTP activities
   b. Flight Commanders are responsible for the direct training and evaluations of cadets
   in their flight
   c. Deputy Flight Commanders main function is to support their Flight Commander.
   d. Inspector General is responsible for ensuring standardized training as well as
   maintaining a professional training environment
   e. Academic Officer is responsible for keeping cadets accountable for warrior
   knowledge as well as keeping cadets accountable for their academic workload and
   providing an academic support system if necessary
   f. D&C Officer will lead D&C during LLAB and optional D&C sessions outside of
   LLAB and organize a mentor program.
   g. Special Projects Officer is responsible for planning activities which occur outside the
   normal FTP LLAB sessions such as any expeditionary training activities, Leadership
   Reaction Course activities and any overnight activities
3. Methods
          a. All AS200 cadets who wish to compete for a Field Training enrollment
             allocation will be required to attend the FTP LLAB session from 1530-1700
             on Tuesdays.
          b. The FTP Staff will provide sufficient training to prepare AS200 cadets for
             Field Training this summer. The training will be based on the FTP objectives
             listed in the Spring 2011 FTP packet. All trainers will abide by the T-700.
          c. All AS200s will be members of the wing’s Second Operations Squadron.
             This setup will provide more leadership opportunities for the FTP cadets.
             They will have more responsibilities fulfilling wing requirements with the
             guidance of the FTP staff. They will work closely with one another and
             therefore progress through the levels of team development.

          d. Each week FTP Staff and cadets will cover at least one key topic during FTP
             sessions. During these sessions Cadets will receive introductory training to
             important Field Training concepts. Throughout the semester there will be
                voluntary extra FTP sessions designed to provide more in depth training for
                certain topics.

          e. After each FTP session, FTP cadets will be assigned homework over select
             areas of the Field Training Manual and or Airman’s Manual; the Cadet
             Academics Officer will be responsible for these assignments. The Cadet
             Drill and Ceremonies Officer will also assign sections from the Drill and
             Ceremonies manual if necessary.

          f. Extra drill sessions will be held on Wednesdays at 0600 at the convocation
             center. The Squadron D&C Officer will work with the WG/D&C Officer to
             coordinate what will be covered during each session.

          g. Extra PT sessions will be held on TBD at the Recreation center. These
             sessions will not be mandatory, but are highly encouraged. FTP cadets will
             constantly be reminded of the importance of arriving at FT in the best
             physical shape possible.

4. Execution.


      (1) The squadron commander will lead and direct the squadron to ensure the mission
      is accomplished. The squadron commander will email the next week’s approved
      OPORD to the OG/CC on Thursday so they are aware of what to expect in the
      coming LLAB. In conjunction with the Commandant of Cadets he/she will establish
      what will be covered during the semester and how the plans should be executed.
      (2) Flight commanders will train their cadets in a professional manner according to
      the T-700 training manual and prescribed ROE’s from the FTP/CC. Flight
      commanders will evaluate all of their cadets throughout the semester using the
      Leadership Competency Evaluations. They will constructively critique their cadets
      and provide feedback to improve the cadets performance.
      (3) Deputy Flight Commanders will assist in evaluating cadets as well as serve as an
      extra set of eyes while supervising training. Deputy Flight Commanders will be
      responsible for the attendance of the flight and reporting that information up the
      chain of command no more than 10 minutes after the conclusion of any event. The
      Deputy Flight Commander will act as the Flight Commander in the absence of the
      Flight Commander or if the Flight Commander is unable to perform their duties.
      (4) The Inspector General will observe Flight Commanders and other FTP staff
      during training sessions to ensure standardized implementation of training. The IG
      will also maintain a system to ensure proper implementation of standards outside of
      the FTP LLAB and normal LLAB environments.
(5) The Academic Officer is responsible for implementing the curriculum of warrior
knowledge as laid out by the FTP/CC. They will issue homework assignments at the
end of each session and be collected no more than one week later.
(6) The D&C Officer will plan and supervise the D&C sessions during LLAB and
execute optional D&C. He will be responsible for the advancement of the cadets’
D&C knowledge and will coordinate the end-of-semester parade.
(7) The Special Projects Officer will work in conjunction with the FTP/CC to plan
and schedule any expeditionary training as well as trips to the Leadership Reaction
Course.




                                            ADAM CRIBB C/Col, AFROTC
                                            Cadet Wing Commander




                                            ANTHONY CARVER, Major, USAF
                                            Commandant of Cadets

								
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