Military Review English Edition November-December 2015 - Page 114

(Photo by Mark Beattie, Human Terrain System) Human Terrain System (HTS) students practice engaging with and interviewing members of a foreign culture 31 March 2012 during the Research Operations Exercise conducted at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The exercise was the capstone assessment activity for the training program prior to student graduation and deployment. HTS trainers found that the more realistic and engaging the training, the better the students retained and applied their new skills to their in-theater jobs. A Way to Teach Critical Thinking Skills so Learners Will Continue Using Them in Operations Marcus B. Griffin, PhD Lt. Col. Rob B. McClary, PhD, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired 108 November-December 2015  MILITARY REVIEW