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[+]America's Army – Our Profession (AAOP)

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America's Army – Our Profession (AAOP)

The America’s Army – Our Profession program is designed to teach and inspire understanding of the Army Profession and to enhance commitment to our professional obligations – to ourselves, others, the Army, and the American people.

The FY 17-18 AAOP theme is "One Army, Indivisible" – One Army, Indivisible Training Support Package

Intended Audience: All Army professionals

[+]Army Profession and Ethic Faculty Development Course

Army Profession and Ethic Faculty Development Course

Army Profession and Ethic Faculty Development Course

This course provides educational content on the Army Profession and Army Ethic as described in ADRP 1. It is intended for use in faculty development programs to provide instructors and curriculum developers with concepts, videos, and scenarios they can use with their learners. The material is also useful for unit professional development programs.

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Intended Audience: All Army professionals

[+]NEW! Identify Key Concepts of the Army Profession (IMT Level 1)

701L-DS701075 TSP

Identify Key Concepts of the Army Profession (Drill Sergeant)

701L-DS701075

Trainees are aspiring Army Professionals. They must understand basic concepts about the profession in order to be certified in Character, Competence, and Commitment, and be recognized as a Soldier at the end of Basic Combat Training. Drill Sergeants will be developing the trainees and must understand the concepts of the Army Profession in order to develop trainees into Soldiers – trusted Army professionals – upon graduation from BCT.

Intended Audience: Drill Sergeant Candidates


701L-RE701075 TSP

Identify Key Concepts of the Army Profession (Reception)

701L-RE701075

Trainees are aspiring Army professionals. They must understand basic concepts about the profession in order to be certified in Character, Competence, and Commitment and recognized as a Soldier at the end of Basic Combat Training. This lesson is an introductory presentation on the Army Profession. It is intended to be presented during Week 0 of Basic Combat Training at the Reception Battalion.

Intended Audience: Trainees during reception week


701L-BT701075 TSP

Identify Key Concepts of the Army Profession (BCT)

701L-BT701075

Trainees are aspiring Army Professionals. They must understand basic concepts about the profession in order to be certified in Character, Competence, and Commitment and recognized as a Soldier at the end of Basic Combat Training. Drill sergeants present this lesson during Week 1; then reinforce and reassess throughout BCT.

Intended Audience: Basic Combat Training (BCT)


701L-COM1101 TSP

NEW! Identify Key Concepts of the Army Profession

701L-COM1101

Learners will receive their first exposure to the key concepts of the Army Profession to include: attributes of a profession; the essential characteristics of the Army Profession; certification criteria for Army professionals; the communities of practice, cohorts, and components within the Army; and the distinctive roles of trusted Army professionals.

Intended Audience: IMT (BOLC-A and WOCS)

[+]NEW! Employ the Army Ethic (IMT Level 1)

701L-DS805072 TSP

Employ the Army Ethic (Drill Sergeant)

701L-DS805072

Trainees are aspiring Army professionals. They must understand the Army Ethic and Values in order to live up to the Army's ethical code required to demonstrate character, competence, and commitment as a Soldier. Drill Sergeants will be developing the trainees' character, along with competence and commitment, and must understand the Army Ethic, Army Values, and ethical reasoning in order to develop trainees into Soldiers – trusted Army professionals – upon graduation from BCT.

Intended Audience: Drill Sergeant Candidates


701L-RE805072 TSP

Employ the Army Ethic (Reception)

701L-RE805072

Trainees are aspiring Army professionals. We want trainees to understand they are joining a profession, a calling to serve in defense of the Nation and the Constitution as stated in their oath of enlistment. As such, the Army has an ethical code that guides their decisions and actions as Army professionals. This lesson is an introductory presentation on the Army Profession. It is intended to be presented during Week 0 of Basic Combat Training at the Reception Battalion.

Intended Audience: Trainees during reception week


701L-BT805072 TSP

Employ the Army Ethic (BCT)

701L-BT805072

Trainees are aspiring Army professionals. They must understand the Army Ethic and Values in order to live up to the Army's ethical code required to demonstrate character, competence, and commitment as a Soldier. Drill sergeants present this lesson during Week 1; then reinforce and reassess throughout BCT.

Intended Audience: Basic Combat Training (BCT)


701L-COM2101 TSP

NEW! Employ the Army Ethic

701L-COM2101

Learners will receive their first exposure to the Army Ethic to include: relate the Army Ethic to why and how we serve; describe the Army Ethic; describe the legal and moral foundations of the Army Ethic; describe the Seven Army Values; relate the Army Values to the moral principles of the Army Ethic; explain the ethical reasoning model; and employ the Army Ethic in common situations.

Intended Audience: IMT (BOLC-A and WOCS)

[+]NEW! Communicate Key Concepts of the Army Profession (IMT Level 2)

701L-COM1201 TSP

NEW! Communicate Key Concepts of the Army Profession

701L-COM1201

Learners will communicate key concepts of the Army Profession to include: the dual nature of the Army; civil-military relations; Army culture; unit climate; the essential characteristics of the Army Profession; certification criteria and process for Army professionals; the relationship between certification criteria and distinctive roles; and mutual trust.

Intended Audience: IMT (BOLC-B and WOBC)

[+]NEW! Employ the Army Ethic in Leadership Positions (IMT Level 2)

701L-COM2201 TSP

NEW! Employ the Army Ethic in Leadership Positions

701L-COM2201

2LTs and WO1s are direct leaders in their organizations and the Army in fulfilling the Army Ethic. This lesson plan is intended for use in BOLC-B and WOBC as integrated instruction that reinforces the instruction they received in BOLC-A and WOCS. The lesson plan provides instructors with resources and methods to integrate the Army Ethic and ethical reasoning within training on branch-related competencies.

Intended Audience: IMT (BOLC-B and WOBC)

[+]Examine the Army Profession and Ethic (Mid-Grade)

701-MLC-3040 / CCC AP140 TSP

Examine the Army Profession and Ethic

701-MLC-3040 / CCC AP140

(New for FY19) Learners examine the Army Profession and Ethic with a focus on building mutual trust externally and internally. Learners will analyze: their distinctive roles as Army professionals; identity, climate, and culture; and mutual trust in small units. Learners will examine an ethical reasoning model and use a case study to apply ethical reasoning in a real-world scenario. The desired outcomes of this lesson are for learners to understand their roles within the Army Profession and apply ethical reasoning based on the moral principles of the Army Ethic within their decision making as leaders and as trusted Army professionals.

Intended Audience: Captains Career Course (CCC)

[+]Examine Key Concepts of the Army Profession (Mid-Grade)

701L-COM-1301 / CCC L151 TSP

Examine Key Concepts of the Army Profession

701L-COM-1301 / CCC L151

Learners focus on leadership and the Army Profession with an extensive examination of building mutual trust externally and internally. Learners will examine civil-military relations and our roles as Army professionals, contrast culture with climate, and assess mutual trust in small unit organizations. Learners will use a case study to discuss the practical application of trust and climate at unit level.

Intended Audience: Captains Career Course (CCC)

[+]Examine the Army Ethic (Mid-Grade)

701L-COM-2301 / CCC L141 TSP

Examine the Army Ethic

701L-COM-2301 / CCC L141

The desired outcome of this lesson is for learners to include ethical reasoning and the moral principles of the Army Ethic within their decision making as leaders and trusted Army professionals. Learners will use vignettes and case studies to apply the ethical reasoning model to real-world scenarios to make decisions or take actions that are ethical, effective, and efficient.

Intended Audience: Captains Career Course (CCC)

[+]Company Command Teams: Stewards of the Profession (Mid-Grade)

CCFSPCC

Company Command Teams: Stewards of the Profession

701L-CCFSPCC

This lesson is intended for Company Commanders and First Sergeants to prepare them to assume their roles and responsibilities as a Steward of the Army Profession. Learners will examine stewardship at the company level with a focus on character, trust, and mission command. They will apply the concepts of mutual trust and cohesive teams to a real-world vignette. The desired outcome of this lesson is for learners to understand their professional responsibilities as members of a company command team. This module was developed for the Army Company Commander First Sergeant Pre-Command Course (CCFSPCC).

This course is one of many modules. You can find the full course here.

Intended Audience: Company Commanders and First Sergeants

[+]NEW! Employ the Army Ethic at the Organizational Level (Intermediate)

701L-COM-2401 TSP

NEW! Employ the Army Ethic at the Organizational Level

701L-COM-2401

This lesson is intended for intermediate-level learners in all cohorts (Officer, Warrant Officer, Enlisted, and Army Civilian). Learners will analyze the Army’s Framework for Character Development with emphasis on organizational leader responsibilities for aligning climate with the Army Ethic. Learners will also examine the design and unintended consequences of organizational programs, policies, and processes and how to integrate ethical considerations within military decision making processes and practices.

Intended Audience: Intermediate (Officer, Warrant Officer, Enlisted, and Army Civilian)


701L-EOA2402 TSP

NEW! The Army Ethic for Equal Opportunity Advisors (EOA)

701L-EOA2402

This one-hour lesson is for use in the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) Equal Opportunity Advisor (EOA) Course during the Service Specific Training (SST) phase. The intent is to remind the EOA of their position of special trust within the organization, and inspire them to employ the Army Ethic in developing the character of unit members.

Intended Audience: Equal Opportunity Advisors (EOA)


701L-SHA2402 TSP

NEW! The Army Ethic for a SARC or VA

701L-SHA2402

The intent is to remind the SARC/VA of their position of special trust within the organization, and to inspire them to employ the Army Ethic in developing the character of unit members. This material applies to learners in all cohorts (Officer, Warrant Officer, Non-Commissioned Officer, and Army Civilian) who are serving as SARCs or VAs. Learners will analyze the Army’s Framework for Character Development with emphasis on organizational leader responsibilities for aligning climate with the Army Ethic. The desired outcome of this lesson is for learners to integrate the Army Ethic into organizational climate as key staff advisors to commanders and directors and intentionally consider the ethical implications of decisions and actions.

Intended Audience: Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC) and Victim Advocates (VA)

[+]NEW! Character Development (Strategic)

NLC TSP

NEW! Character Development for Strategic Leaders and Advisors

NLC

In this 75-minute lesson, learners examine character development with a focus on why character matters, how it is defined and observed in Army doctrine, and the responsibilities of strategic leaders and advisors with respect to developing character. The desired outcome of this lesson is for learners to understand their role in character development within an Army culture of trust as strategic leaders and advisors.

Intended Audience: Nominative Leader Course (NLC) CSMs and SGMs

[+]Army Values

Army Values Sustainment Package

Army Values Sustainment Package

Army Values Training is required in accordance with AR 350-1, Section G, Table G1. This training is intended to provide both sustainment of the Army's core values and an opportunity to further the development of Soldiers and Leaders of character.

Intended Audience: All Army professionals


BCT Army Values Package

Basic Combat Training (BCT) Army Values Package

This video based Case Study Exercise is geared for the Basic Combat Training Soldier. In these videos Soldiers talk about how the Seven Army Values have affected each of them and how these values define them as a Soldier. With the help of a facilitator, these Case Study Exercises allow the Soldier to reflect on the values of the Profession of Arms; show that everyone has a set of values, that your values can change over time, and that your values determine your behavior.

Intended Audience: BCT

[+]Senior Leader Educational Guidance Packages

SLEGP

Senior Leader Educational Guidance Packages

The goal of this guidance is to further students’ education on ethics and promote their personal and professional development. The content of this educational guidance contains eleven topic modules. Two of the modules, The Army Profession as Our Unifying Purpose and Context and Investing in Character Development, are foundational and should be considered as prerequisites for later modules. Your Stewardship: Preserving the Army Profession should be the final module as its objective is to launch the student from the course with a plan to implement at the student’s next duty station.

The other eight modules are each focused on exploration topics of particular interest to Senior Leaders. TRADOC has mandated 2 specific topics within this area, “Honoring the Public Trust,” and “Ethical Compartmentalization: Does Your Private Life Matter?”

Intended Audience: Strategic Leaders

[+]Army Civilians

Army Civilians Training Support Package

Army Civilians

The Army Civilian Corps as a component of the Army Profession play an integral role in accomplishing the Army's statutory missions. The media on this page highlights Army Civilian contributions to Our Profession and support of Soldiers and mission.

Intended Audience: Army Civilians