What is it? Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills (WTBD) are defined as a skills taught in Basic Combat Training (BCT) or One Station Unit Training (OSUT) to train Soldiers how to survive in the combat environment.
What has the Army done?
What efforts does the Army plan to continue in the future? An annual review of the WTBD is conducted to maintain relevance to current operations. Army Warrior Training the new program that replaced common task testing focuses on WTBD training for all military personnel throughout the Army.
Why is this important to the Army? As combat situations can occur anywhere on the battlefield it is important that all Soldiers possess specific skills needed to survive. WTBD produce Soldiers who are better prepared to fight on today's battlefield immediately upon arrival at their first unit of assignment.
The following is a list of the current Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills:
Joint urban operations