Common Military Training (CMT)
|Publication Date:||26 February 2015|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Establishes policy; assigns responsibilities; and provides procedures, principles, and concepts for the organization, management, and implementation of CMT, in accordance with DoDD 1322.18 (Reference (b)) and Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (c)), that:
(1) Enables the Military Services to decentralize the assessing, planning, conducting, and evaluating of required CMT.
(2) Supports Service efforts to increase the training time available for achieving greater individual and collective skill proficiency.
b. Identifies CMT requirements that DoD oversees and provides a common training lexicon for use across the DoD.
c. Designates CMT lead proponents and identifies CMT topics.
d. Establishes the DoD Common Military Training Working Group (CMTWG) to review, standardize, and provide oversight of CMT core curriculum and training requirements that provide common knowledge and skills required for all Service members within the limitations established by current statutes, Executive orders, and Secretary of Defense directions to combine, reduce, and eliminate redundant or obsolete CMT tasks and curriculum in accordance with Reference (b).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspect General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").
b. Does not apply to DoD civilian personnel.