a. General. This Annex prescribes the role of Training
and Doctrine Command, as part of the US Army's participation in the
Bicentennial Commemoration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also
known as the Corps of Volunteers of North Western Discovery (1803-1806).
It also outlines the duties and responsibilities of subordinate agencies
and divisions within the command involved in the Commemoration.
b. Objectives. The purpose of TRADOC's involvement in
the Commemoration is:
(1) Honor and commemorate the Corps of Discovery (1803-1806).
(2) Educate soldiers, leaders, civilians, and their families
assigned to the MACOM or undergoing training at one of the command's
schools that the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery was a military
expedition conducted by soldiers.
(3) Inform as many Army personnel and family members as possible
of commemorative programs and events, and maximize their participation
(both in person and via the media) in it.
(4) Foster an enduring appreciation of, and gain lessons
from, the service, sacrifice, accomplishments, and legacy of US
Army Exploration beginning with the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery,
through commemorative events and educational programs.
(5) Maximize family participation in the commemoration, through
events, educational and community programs, and the involvement
of diverse organizations throughout TRADOC.
2. Scope. This Annex supports the US Army's Commemoration
Campaign Plan and outlines duties, responsibilities and provides authority
for planning and executing Federal, US Army, National Guard, State and
3. Applicability. This Annex serves as the resource document
and planning authority for all Training and Doctrine Command involvement
in the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commemoration. It applies
to all Training and Doctrine Command agencies and organizations.
4. Duties and Responsibilities.
a. TRADOC History Office.
(1) Disseminates pamphlets, monographs, study guides, developed
by the Center of Military History and the Lewis and Clark Advisory
Group. Disseminate articles, pamphlets, study guides, lesson
plans, and publications as appropriate.
(2) Serves as advisor to the Center of Military History on
Lewis and Clark related historical matters and interpretation.
(3) Represents TRADOC at the annual Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
Council meetings and the quarterly Lewis and Clark Advisory Group
sessions. Attend regular meetings of the Lewis and Clark Executive
Committee. TRADOC representative to Federal Working Group
and Executive Council meetings.
(4) Coordinates a public affairs plan with command PAO.
(5) Serves as the central repository and clearinghouse for
information pertaining to commemorative events, activities and programs.
(6) Ensure the retention of articles, pamphlets or flyers
disseminated by subordinate commands through the AHR process.
(7) Integrate Lewis and Clark lessons into TRADOC training
curriculum as appropriate.
(8) Coordinate TRADOC wide LCAG taskings.
(9) Assist in the development of the Army traveling panel
(10) Respond to official and public inquiries concerning
Lewis and Clark activities.
(11) Responsible for reviewing commemorative activities for
all participating TRADOC agencies.
(12) Act as liaison for all in TRADOC participating in commemorative
(13) Keep CG TRADOC informed of all activities and perform
TDY as required to accomplish coordination and liaison activities.
(14) Maintain commemorative activities schedule of events.
(15) At the 2002 TRADOC Annual Military History Workshop,
coordinate procedures, policies, and installation plans for Lewis
and Clark commemoration activities at its schools and installations.
(16) Coordinate with CMH on development and design of
the traveling exhibit and any exhibits destined for a museum
b. TRADOC Subordinate Commands, Schools, Agencies, and Organizations.
Subordinate commands, schools, agencies, and organizations are
encouraged to serve on state, county, and local planning committees
or commissions to assist, support, and hold commemoration activities.
The main objective is to provide that military aspect and spirit to
the community and local events, thus reinforcing the fact that Lewis
and Clark were Army officers and the Corps of Discovery was a military
unit. Below are some ideas and areas where commands, schools,
agencies, and organizations can serve in Army, state and local activities.
(1) Color Guard, bands, marching units and other ceremonial
(2) Provide water facilities (buffaloes), tentage, and other
field items that would provide assistance to local events.
(3) Speeches or representations on the military aspects of
(4) Provide military police and security support.
(5) Provide public affairs, historical, and recruiting representatives
at events to "tell" the Army story.
(6) Integrate Lewis and Clark lessons into TRADOC training
(7) Disseminate articles, pamphlets, study guides, lesson
plans, and publications as appropriate.
(8) Appoint the Command Historian or a suitable alternative
as POC for all Commemoration events and to serve as the link between
the TRADOC History Office and the Army's Lewis and Clark Commemorative
Office. The POC will be the representative to local planning
efforts. Use the Command Historian to respond to official
and public inquiries concerning Lewis and Clark activities.
5. Budget. TDY/meetings/conferences – Cost $7,000. This