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The 78th Training Division (Operations) provides realistic sustainment and combined arms training, focused on developing leaders and unit combatant commands; plans, coordinates and executes pre-mobilization collective training for RC units up through brigade level, preparing them to move into the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) model available pool. 

Supports training and sustainment of Army forces to include individual battle skills and leader training, combined arms training toward full spectrum operations; and adaptable, phased training; provides feedback to improve the force and prepare them for success on all future joint battlefields. 


The 78th Training Division is recognized and resourced as one of the Army Reserve's premier Training Divisions designated to assist Operational and Functional Commands in training and assessing unit readiness for enabling forces. The 78th Training Division will conduct Warrior Exercises and Combat Support Training Exercise rotations for Deployment Expeditionary Forces (DEF) in Training Year 2 and 3 of the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) model and pre-mobilization training for DEF units in Ready Year 4. The 78th Training Division will provide unit readiness training to ensure the United States Army Reserve remains operationally ready to deploy in support of any mission assigned.

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    Bldg 5231 South Scott Plaza
    Joint Base M-D-L, New Jersey 08640

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