Ordnance Soldiers from across the Army will have the opportunity to demonstrate and compare their core competencies in a DA level event!
The U.S. Army Ordnance Crucible is designed to test Soldiers’ teamwork and critical thinking skills as they apply technical solutions to real world problems. The U.S. Army Ordnance Crucible allows operational units to display skills as participants respond to tasks in a physically and mentally demanding training environment. The events are designed to test the participants’ knowledge and mastery of tasks within their respective occupational skill sets.
The U.S. Army Ordnance Crucible is comprised of three unique team of the year (ToY) events: Ammunition Transfer Holding Point (ATHP) ToY, Maintenance ToY, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) ToY. The ATHP and Maintenance events feature up to 12 teams. The EOD ToY features up to six teams.
Maintenance Team of the Year is canceled through 2022.
Teams will perform Battle Damage Assessment and Repair, conduct recovery operations, and compete in a culminating maintenance challenge to evaluate TTP effectiveness.
For more information contact the 16th Ordnance Battalion S3 at (804) 765-9284.
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Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team of the Year is canceled through 2022.
EOD Teams from commands across the globe will have their Soldier and EOD skills put to the test, under rigorous conditions, both day and night. An assessment that will inform DOTMLPF-P programs for the next year. Team Leaders will be challenged with leading their teams through 72 hours of continuous EOD operations. They will negotiate demanding UXO and IED scenarios, physical fitness, navigation, and weapons events. Six will assess. One will be named Team of the Year.
For more information contact the 73rd Ordnance Battalion at (850) 883-7096 or NAVSCOLEOD_EGLN_73D-OD-BN-S3@navy.mil.
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Ammunition Transfer and Holding Point (ATHP) Team of the Year is canceled through 2022.
The event focuses technical and tactical proficiency on ammunition operations during Large Scale Ground Combat Operations. Teams should focus training efforts on site selection and layout, inventory management operations, SCP-11 management, Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, and munitions identification.
For more information contact the 832D Ordnance Battalion S3 at (804) 734-8782.
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Last updated 19-Nov-2021