Modern Army Combatives Basic Combatives Course
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Patrick Baxter, 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 79th Theater Sustainment Command, Wichita, Kan., attempts to apply a submission hold on Staff Sgt. Moses McGowan, 368th Financial Management Support Unit, 451st ESC, 79th TSC, Wichita, in a Modern Army Combatives Basic Combatives Course taught by the Area One, 9th Battalion Army Reserve Careers Group career counselors stationed at Wichita. The Soldiers learned Battle Drills 1, 2, and 3. The Army Combatives Program enhances unit combat readiness by building Soldiers’ personal courage, confidence, and resiliency as well as their situational responsiveness to close quarters threats in the operational environment.