News Icon

News: NCNG trains RSP recruits at Camp Lejeune -

Courtesy Story

NCNG trains RSP recruits at Camp Lejeune Lt. Col. Matthew Devivo

Fifty North Carolina National Guard RSP recruits conducted a two-day training event at Camp Lejeune's Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) facility.

Story by Master Sgt. Russell Scott
NCNG public Affairs

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -The peaceful village in the tall pine trees of Eastern North Carolina came alive during a two-day operation with 50 North Carolina National Guard Recruit Sustainment Program recruits. These recruits were training at Camp Lejeune's Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) facility.

Under the keen and watchful eye of Master Sgt. John Hogan, noncommissioned officer in charge with 19 years of experience in the Marines and NCNG, gave the recruits their mission. The recruits quickly went to work planning their operation and conducted rehearsals prior to movement into the village.

They quickly learned that a good plan can rapidly change once simulated team injuries occur to team members and cause changes in their leadership.

Hogan and his team of cadre challenged the recruits to think and act decisively as enemy forces tried to disrupt their movements and push them out of the village. After several missions, the recruits gained confidence and performed well. They had succeeded in their mission and learned how to work together as one team.

“The training was important because it helped develop teamwork, decision-making under stressful conditions, and provided recruits the opportunity to use this great MOUT facility,” said Hogan. “You can see their level of their excitement.”

N.C. National Guard’s Recruit Sustainment Program introduces new Guard recruits to the fundamentals of the National Guard and the U.S. Army before they depart for Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT). The program allows recruits to complete BCT and AIT with greater ease, and upon graduation, return to their units as ready, reliable and relevant Citizen-Solders.


Connected Media
ImagesNCNG trains RSP...
Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) cadre prepare...
ImagesNCNG trains RSP...
Fifty North Carolina National Guard RSP recruits...
ImagesNCNG trains RSP...
Fifty North Carolina National Guard RSP recruits...


Web Views
72
Downloads
0

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, NCNG trains RSP recruits at Camp Lejeune -, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.12.2014

Date Posted:04.15.2014 14:15

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

Options

  • Army
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • National Guard

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

SELECT A HOLIDAY:

VIDEO ON DEMAND

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr