Motorcycle Training Opportunity

By Walt Beckman, Directorate of Analysis and Prevention, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, Fort Novosel, AlabamaJuly 17, 2023

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Attention all current motorcycle mentors and/or potential Motorcycle Safety Program Coordinators (MSPCs) and riders; the Army is partnering with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) and our sister services to conduct a beta test of the new MSF Rider Mentor Program. We need “Train the Trainers” to attend a five-day training session and “students” to receive instruction during a two-day training validation session.

The training for the Train the Trainer class will be held 14-18 August 2023 in Quantico, Virginia. The class is broken down into two phases: a three-day Rider Mentor Training (RMT) course and a two-day student teaching event designed to validate the new RMTs’ teaching abilities. The new RMTs will then be able to teach students and other potential trainers upon return to their installations. We currently have two RMTs signed up and are looking for two more volunteers to attend.

The two-day student training session is 17-18 August 2023 in Quantico. We currently have one student signed up and are looking for three additional volunteers to receive training.

Depending on the outcome of the beta test and validation of this training, it will be used to support the new regulatory requirement for a unit MSPC per ALARACT 075/2022 and the soon-to-be-released Army Regulation 385-10.

The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center (USACRC) has limited TDY funding available to support the training. Once we fill the vacant slots, Mr. Walt Beckman will gather your information and the USACRC will assist with setting up your travel and billeting in the Defense Travel System. If you are interested in participating, please vet your attendance with your chain of command and contact Mr. Beckman via email ( for additional information.