MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD 5 NOV 99
SUBJECT: DCST SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES
m. (Update) REVALIDATION OF JUNGLE STUDY.
Background: DA DCSOPS DOT Tasked TRADOC to review and revalidate 1997 Jungle Operations Training Study following closure of Jungle School. The main finding from the 1997 study were: Ft Sherman was best location to conduct jungle training; No "good" jungle locations in US territory; Cost prohibitive to establish a separate OCONUS jungle "CTC"; and Jungle requirements can be met with Foreign schools/exchanges. DCST tasked USAIC to revalidate study and to review current Army jungle training programs and unit METL requirements.
Current Status: USAIC continues to work action. Effort includes assessment of MACOMs jungle training strategies and requirements.
Pending Actions: Expected completion is 14 Nov 99. USAIC POC is Major Brian Makafirstname.lastname@example.org, DSN 835-1017. CTD’s POC is MAJ Jennings, DSN 680-5721.