Personnel, Training, and Leader Development (PTLD)

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Definition: PTLD strengthens unit readiness and reduces costs through advances in force management and modeling, selection and classification, training methods and technologies, and leader development. It transforms training by discovering, developing and demonstrating innovative education strategies, media, and advanced training performance measures.


  • Force Management & Modeling
  • Selection & Classification
  • Theory of Learning
  • Adaptive, Tailored Instruction
  • Live, Virtual, Constructive SIMS
  • Realistic Immersive Training
  • Training Methods, Tech, & Media
  • Education & Training Strategies
  • Innovative Leader Development
  • Metrics & Measures of Effectiveness

End States, Technology Challenges/Gaps & Roadmaps:


The Personnel, Training, & Leader Development Roadmap

Other Human Systems Materials


Published DoD Budget and Work Description (R2s) within Personnel & Training (Excel)

Updated 8/1/13