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Catalog Number RG 6.41-03
Object Name Documents
Scope & Content This box of the Fort Ord VOLAR Records includes subjects on funding, general facts, performance evaluation at Fort Ord and Fort Jackson, performance tests, and the overall Project VOLAR plan.

Fact sheets on Project Volar consist of memo and records which provide information relative to the organization, mission and capability of training units at each level (company, battalion, brigade and US Army Training Center), to indicate number of cadre, both officer and enlisted, by grade and MOS. Brigade organization and fill is addressed in several documents.

Performance test materials on various weapons within the Experimental Volunteer Army Training Program include instructions on test situations, test conditions, necessary equipment, and performance measures.

The Project Plan for VOLAR includes sections on life style measures, professionalism, context measures and evaluation. Per the Plan, the objective of the Fort Ord VOLAR Experiment is to create a combat arms soldier who is well motivated toward the Army and his career field, physically fit, qualified in weapons, tactics, and techniques, and capable of carrying out all duties required by his MOS. A description of new training methods and approaches developed to achieve the Plan's goals is outlined.

The date of these documents is 1971.
Collection Fort Ord VOLAR & EVATP Records
Year Range from 1971
Year Range to 1971
Accession number RG 6.41
Extent of Description .5 cu - 2.5 cubic feet total collection
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