Training and Education

"Our efforts have been and will continue to be, centered on two core pillars: Force Design and modernization. By driving innovation along these vectors, TECOM is ensuring the development of a Marine Corps force primed to compete and dominate in any theater of operation."



Our Force Design Lines of Effort


Project Triumph heralds a paradigm shift in Marine Corps T&E, transitioning towards an outcomes-based, information-age learning model. This transformative approach prioritizes learner-centric education and empowers instructors to tailor content delivery for maximum comprehension and retention of all Marine students. By fostering a culture of accountability and embracing asynchronous learning opportunities, Project Triumph ensures Marines emerge as agile problem-solvers capable of thriving in dynamic environments. (Learn more)


Project Trident is forging combat-ready Marines capable of leveraging assets across all domains to establish and close kill webs in contested environments in all war-fighting domains. Through initiatives such as updating collective skills training and advancing kill web enabling processes, TECOM is equipping Marines with the tools and expertise necessary to excel in modern warfare scenarios. (Learn more)


Project Tripoli represents the culmination of TECOM's vision for the future of combined arms training. This innovative endeavor aims to create a dynamic training environment capable of replicating real-world conditions while minimizing risk and maximizing training effectiveness. By harnessing the power of live, virtual, and constructive training environments, Project Tripoli is poised to revolutionize Marine Corps training methodologies. (Learn more)




Areas Of Focus


Update doctrinal publications to align with Force Design and enable decisive maneuver in the future fight


Develop lateral entry pathways without compromising standards and apply the methods and lessons learned from infantry entry-level training throughout ELT


Adapt formal learning schools to integrate technology, incentivize skills progression, and evaluate training management


Increase the rigor and relevance of PME, modernize enlisted PME, incentivize excellence, and expand wargaming


Incorporate a thinking and adaptive adversary into realistic force-on-force training scenarios that replicate future operating environments


Leverage learning technologies, consolidate Command and Control structure for human performance, invest in instructor development, and train to retain exceptional Marines


Modernize training systems, simulators, and environments to enable training with modernized capabilities and platforms


Read The Report

"The Training and Education Annual Report is another milestone on our modernization journey," said Gen. Eric Smith, Commandant of the Marine Corps. "We continue to deliver on our promise to Congress, the Joint Force, our Allies and partners, and our Marines to ensure we are postured, manned, trained, and equipped for a peer fight while ensuring we remain ready for any crisis. I can’t say enough about the efforts of Lt. Gen. Iiams and his team, who keep pushing us forward. Our Corps remains at the cutting edge of training and education, which allows our Marines to continue to survive and thrive in any clime and place."